afghanistan

In March 2009, Johnson joined an Army Reserve unit in Seagoville, Texas, and served four and a half years. He was sent to Afghanistan in 2013 and served eight months with the 420th Engineer Brigade.

Two people died and several homes have been destroyed after two tornadoes swept through southwest Florida.

Claiming they were targeting a military convoy of the U.S.-led coalition, the Taliban on Monday took credit for a car bombing near Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan that killed at least one person and injured four others, reports CNN.

Diggers continue to search for more bodies after a tragic landslide occurred in a Guatemalan city. Authorities say more than 600 lives are unaccounted for after Thursday’s tragedy, and at least 29 have been reported dead. [Reuters] Scientists may have found new use for two drugs already in the market.The drugs, Cyclosporine A and Tacrolimus, […]

One of Chief Keef‘s associates, Capo, was shot and killed on the South Side of Chicago on Saturday. Capo was shot in the hip and back and immediately taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Capo was not the only victim, as a 1-year-old boy was killed as well. Police currently have two suspects in custody. […]

A former Taliban leader – assumed to also be at the head of ISIS – has been killed, along with 30 others, during a U.S drone strike in Afghanistan. The strike is a big victory for Afghanistan as they fight against the terrorist group. [CNN] Florida State University running back Dalvin Cook turned himself into Tallahassee […]

A terminally ill grandfather, who’s been battling cancer for almost two years, is working full-time as an Uber driver to raise enough money for his family before passing. He was told 10 days ago that he has maybe 10 weeks to live, so he would like to pay off his mortgage before his time comes. […]

After many cops were reportedly falling asleep during retraining, the NYPD has instilled a cult classic to show them how to be nice. A scene from the ’80s hit Road House starring the late Patrick Swayze has been shown to officers during the three-day retraining course. The clip centers on Swayze’s character telling his bouncers to […]

The “longest war in American history” has finally come to a close. The 13-year war in Afghanistan formally ended with a flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul on Sunday and a statement issued by President Barack Obama, who is currently on vacation with his family in Hawaii. “Thanks to the extraordinary sacrifices of our men and women […]

An Education Department report released Tuesday says 3,330 forcible sex offenses were reported on campuses in 2011. That is a 51 percent increase from the 2,200 reported a decade ago. Even though sex crimes are steadily increasing, the number of campus crimes in other categories, like car theft and burglary, decreased over the same period of time. […]