Two U.S. troops are missing in eastern Afghanistan, a military official said Saturday. An Afghan official said one may have been killed and the other taken hostage by the Taliban.
Five American service members died Saturday in bombings in southern Afghanistan where international forces are stepping up the fight against the Taliban, officials said.
A day at the lake turns deadly in Monroe County. The U.S. Coast Guard recovered the body of a teenaged swimmer who went missing in Lake Erie at Sterling State Park Tuesday afternoon.
President Obama ousted Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday, saying his scathing published remarks about administration officials undermined civilian control of the military and eroded trust on the president.