Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared the winner of Afghanistan's contested months-long presidential election process. Ghani agreed to share power with his rival, Abdullah Abdullah, who will become the country's chief executive.
All this week we've been bringing you stories of our nation's military children. The series is the culmination of nearly a year of reporting by WAMU's special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza, who joined us Friday to talk about the project and what we can learn from these children.
Maggie, an Army medic who has earned a Bronze Star for her service, returns from a 15-month deployment to find she's a stranger to her 5-year-old son. Slowly, they become reacquainted only to discover she's set to return to Afghanistan...
President Barack Obama outlined his strategy to take on ISIS Wednesday night with airstrikes and by arming Iraqi Security Forces and Syrian opposition groups. While many lawmakers back the president, many urge him to seek congressional approval.
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