1. AFGHANISTAN

    3 Americans Killed in Bombing

    A suicide bombing in Afghanistan Monday left 14 people dead, including three Americans. The bomber targeted a U.S.-Afghan patrol that was serving as part of a “partnering” initiative meant to help train Afghans to fully control their country. Attacks on such patrols have become so common in recent months that the program, in which coalition forces mentor, advise, and train Afghan troops, is being jeopardized out of fear for international troops’ safety. Monday’s deadly attack pushed the U.S. military’s death toll for the war above 2,000.

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