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The Marines returned to Helmand province. Is their mission a blueprint for Trump’s Afghanistan strategy?

A soldier with the Afghan army leaves the landing site as an Afghan Mi-17 takes off during training near Camp Shorab, in Helmand Province. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Shashank Bengali | Los Angeles Times

November 16, 2017

The war was going badly in Helmand, one of Afghanistan's most volatile provinces and the deadliest for international forces in 16 years of hostilities.

Roy Moore should end Senate campaign, House Speaker Paul Ryan says

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at a mock swearing-in ceremony in the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Ryan swore in three new members of Congress, James Comer, R-Ky., Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, and Dwight Evans, D-Pa. (Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Paul Gattis | Alabama Media Group, Birmingham

November 14, 2017

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also called on Moore to withdraw from the Senate race.

5 dead after shooting at elementary school in Northern California

A special agent with the California Department of Justice walks a student from the Discovery Montessori school to her parents after being on lock-down because a suspect in the multiple shootings of officers in Sacramento and Placer County on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. A suspect armed with a rifle left one Sacramento shefiff's deputy dead, a motorist gravely injured, and two Placer Conty sheriff's deputies wounded in a 30-mile crime spree. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/MCT)

By Frank Shyong, Jaclyn Cosgrove and Sonali Kohli | Los Angeles Times

November 14, 2017

Authorities said the shooting occurred around 8 a.m. in Rancho Tehama, near Red Bluff, about 120 miles northwest of Sacramento.

Republican Roy Moore of Alabama is pressed to quit Senate race after allegations that he molested a 14-year-old girl

GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore speaks during a forum in Valley, Ala., on August 3, 2017. The former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court prevailed in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The gun-toting, Bible-quoting, conservative firebrand will likely shake up the Senate whether he can wave his firearm around or not. (Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Michael Finnegan | Los Angeles Times

November 10, 2017

Republicans' lock on an Alabama seat in the U.S. Senate was thrown into doubt Thursday when the party's religious-right candidate was accused of initiating a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32.

Ex-bodyguard testifies Russian operative offered to ‘send 5 women’ to Trump’s hotel room

Keith Schiller, deputy assistant to the president and director of Oval Office operations, talks to President Donald Trump during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2017. (Olivier Douliery/ddp USA/Sipa USA/TNS)

By Leonard Greene | New York Daily News

November 9, 2017

Longtime Trump bodyguard Keith Schiller shared the story as part of his testimony to the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Young immigrants could find pathway to citizenship in DACA resolution, Blunt says

Los Angeles Harbor College student Brenda Soriano, second from right, and her mother Edilbertha Martinez, left, participate in a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, or DACA program in Los Angeles on September 5, 2017. Brenda and her sister Diana Martinez are in the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, or DACA program. The Soriano family are originally from Oaxaca, Mexico. Diana is studying to be an aerospace engineer and Brenda is studying to be a journalist. The girls came illegally to the U.S. at ages 3 and 7 in the back of a van through Tijuana. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Chuck Raasch | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

November 8, 2017

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt said Tuesday that a resolution of DACA impasse could include a pathway for citizenship for young people brought illegally to the United States as children.

Florida State fraternity suspended after student’s death at party

At podium is Stacy Parks, Miller Centre County District Attorney, with James and Evelyn Piazza, parents of Timothy Piazza, 19, of Readington Township, N.J. during a press conference at Bellefonte courthouse on Friday morning May 5, 2017.  (David Swanson/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

By Krista Torralva | Orlando Sentinel

November 6, 2017

Andrew Coffey, a 20-year-old civil engineering student, died Friday morning at a home about a mile from the university, Tallahassee police told the newspaper.

Trump touts solidarity with Japan but refuses to shy away from trade

U.S. President Donald Trump, center, and Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, walk past an honor guard at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg (Kiyoshi Ota/Xinhua/ZUMA Wire/TNS)

By Tomohiro Osaki | Japan Times, Tokyo

November 6, 2017

Trump's comment came as he stood together with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a joint news conference designed to showcase what the two leaders touted as an unprecedented level of Japan-U.S. solidarity.

Sutherland Springs church massacre wasn’t random, Abbott suggests

Investigators work at the scene of a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/TNS)

By Eline de Bruijn, Claire Z. Cardona and Jennifer Emily | The Dallas Morning News

November 6, 2017

The gunman behind the worst shooting in Texas history may have a connection to the Baptist church where he left at least 26 people dead, Gov. Greg Abbott suggested Monday.

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