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  1. Taliban fighters monitor a hillside neighborhood Sunday in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul.
  2. A clear sky and quiet street are found at the United Nations headquarters, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in New York. The 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly begins this week. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
  3. Lake Worth Police Chief J.T. Manoushagian, center, walks down Foster Drive near the location where a military training jet crashed on Sunday in Lake Worth, Texas.
  4. The Department of Defense can only compel troops to get the Pfizer vaccine because it's the only one so far to meet with approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
  5. Australian Minister of Defense Peter Dutton, left, accompanied by Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, right, speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Thursday.
  6. Gen. Mark Milley, shown here at the Pentagon on Sept. 1, twice assured his Chinese counterpart that the two nations would not go to war in the final turbulent days of the Donald Trump presidency.
  7. In this Sept. 1 file photo, Gen. Mark Milley,  chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks during a briefing with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon in Washington. Fearful of former President Donald Trump’s actions in his final weeks in office, the United States’ top military officer twice assured his Chinese counterpart that the two nations would not go to war. According to a forthcoming book by Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, Milley told a Chinese general that the United States would not strike.
  8. North Korea leader Kim Jong Un before a meeting with President Donald Trump on June 30, 2019.
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  10. Ajmal, left, and his mother paint trim at the family’s new home on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Ajmal was born in Afghanistan and was a teenager when the U.S. invaded in 2001. By the end of his teens, he'd started working as an interpreter for U.S. forces; in 2009, he came to the U.S. on a special visa for interpreters, joined the Army, and became a citizen. He and his mother were working to prepare for the arrival of his wife and two daughters from Afghanistan.
  11. Crews work Wednesday to remove one of the country's largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy, a towering statue of General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.
  12. Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C., is one of the Army posts with a name inspired by the confederacy that's due to get a new name.
  13. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld listens as Four Star General Tommy Franks, Commander of the Coalition forces, answers questions during a November 2001 briefing broadcast from the Tampa Marriott Waterside hotel.
  14. Miguel Rivera of Lakeland, right, with his mother Ana Bonilla, describes what he saw and heard as a neighbor family was gunned down Sunday.
  15. Pilots of Ariana Afghan Airlines walk on the tarmac after landing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. Some domestic flights have resumed at Kabul's airport, with the state-run Ariana Afghan Airlines operating flights to three provinces.
  16. Taliban fighters take control and secure the Hamid Karzai International Airport, along with all the equipment and weapons left behind after the full U.S. military withdrawal from the country, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 31.
  17. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley speaks during a briefing with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, about the end of the war in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  18. Ramal Ahmadi, far right, weeps over the death of his three children in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, August 30, 2021.
  19. In this handout provided by the U.S. Central Command, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Chris Donahue, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, XVIII Airborne Corps, boards a C-17 cargo plane at Hamid Karzai International Airport Aug. 30, 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Donahue is the final American service member to depart the country, completing the U.S. mission to evacuate American...
  20. In this image provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. service members assigned to Joint Task Force-Crisis Response, are pallbearers on Friday for the service members killed in action during operations at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, as transfer cases carrying the remains are placed aboard a U.S. Air Force plane for return to the United States.
  21. A Chinook CH-47 helicopter comes in for a landing in Kandahar province during U.S. military operations in Afghanistan in 2013. A Tampa nonprofit is urging Congress to redirect billions it had planned to spend in Afghanistan toward the global war on terror.
  22. Rockets struck a neighborhood near Kabul's international airport on Monday amid the ongoing U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. It wasn't immediately clear who launched them.
  23. President Joe Biden watches as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha, Neb., during a casualty return Sunday at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Daegan died in an attack at Afghanistan's Kabul airport, along with 12 other U.S. service members.
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