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Refugees from Afghanistan, Syrian and Balkan Countries board a train in Munich, Germany.

Refugees Are Coming To Ohio. Here’s Why And How They’re Doing It

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio received 855 refugees from Afghanistan so far. More could be coming in the future. Gov. Mike DeWine’s spokesman Dan Tierney said refugees themselves might want to go with family members that live in certain states. But Ohio doesn’t get to pick and choose refugees to come here. “This… Read More

Security personnel arrive near the site of an attack near the Bagram Air Base In Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. A powerful suicide bombing Wednesday targeted an under-construction medical facility near the Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military said.

WATCH: Will Short-term Deal Between U.S., Taliban Pave the Way for Afghan Peace?

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The U.S. has reached a short-term agreement with the Taliban that could pave the way for ending the war in Afghanistan that has endured for nearly 20 years. Under the plan, U.S. forces and the Taliban agree to a temporary cessation of violence and a phased approach to the withdrawal of American troops. But is… Read More

An Afghan boy jumps over a drainage ditch as an elderly man and a child bask in the morning sun, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019.

WATCH: Investigative Report says U.S. Government Misled Public on War in Afghanistan

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In a blockbuster story representing the culmination of several years of investigation and pursuit of government documents, The Washington Post reports that U.S. officials have been misleading the American public about the war in Afghanistan for the past 18 years. John Yang talks to The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock, lead reporter on the story, about… Read More