Gen. John F. Campbell said the hospital was “mistakenly struck,” and said it resulted from “a U.S. decision made within the U.S. chain of command.”
Doctors Without Borders is appealing to the United States, Afghanistan and other countries to launch an independent fact-finding mission under rules of the Geneva Conventions into the U.S. air strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.
Gen. John F. Campbell, the American military commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Afghan forces had retaken the city.
This week’s three Nobels reflect the globalization of science, which in the last century the United States often dominated.
The release, scheduled to start at the end of the month, will be one of the largest one-time discharges of federal inmates in American history, officials said.
The residents of the town of Marea had already survived crackdowns, tanks, infantry attacks, airstrikes and cluster munitions. But something about an attack this summer was different.
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Admirers are racing to save the supership, once the world’s fastest oceanliner. Ideas include making it a floating hotel in New York City.
Experts have come to understand mass shootings less as isolated expressions of rage and more as acts that build on the outlines of previous rampages.
It started with a simple bean sprout, and now grown-ups are sporting plastic decorations on their heads in the shape of vegetables, fruit and flowers.
The event this year has been less about Prime Minister David Cameron and more an audition of sorts for potential successors hoping to win hearts and minds.
If Mr. Biden ran, he would pose a greater challenge than Bernie Sanders because he could threaten Hillary Clinton’s hold on moderate voters.
Ben Carson defended his position that tougher gun control measures would not curb violence, saying that he would have defended his faith at any cost if he had faced the shooter at an Oregon college.
The growing chance that Mr. Sanders could win either Iowa or New Hampshire, or both, has raised the stakes for Mrs. Clinton in the first Democratic debate.
Mr. Gvasalia, a 34-year-old Georgian, becomes the third artistic director of the label in four years. His appointment comes at a crucial time for the brand.
Scores of Pakistani pilgrims were killed in the disaster, and many families still do not know what happened to their relatives.
Though notions of an organized uprising may be outdated, fatal attacks have stoked Israeli and Palestinian memories of past conflicts and casualties.
Two seamen who recently spent time on the El Faro said the cargo ship had experienced safety problems while they worked onboard.
John W. Ashe, the former president of the United Nations General Assembly, was named in a criminal complaint outlining a scheme that involved more than $1 million in payments from sources in China.
The BBC says many of the claims made by a central witness in the case cannot be confirmed with public records.
Migration has long been an engine of growth for the German city, and integration the bedrock of civic pride. But problems include a dearth of affordable housing.
As dozens of women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual abuse, colleges across the country are grappling with the honorary degrees they gave him.
2015's headlines and cultural events have confronted us with the malleability of racial, gender, sexual and reputational lines. Who do we think we are?