National Breaking News

Top US commander in Afghanistan hands over command

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan relinquished his command at a ceremony in the Afghan capital Monday, taking the U.S. a step closer to ending its 20-year war.

Heat wave rolls across US West; wildfires rage in several states

Western states are expected to see triple-digit heat through the weekend as a high-pressure zone blankets the region. Meanwhile, firefighters struggle to contain fast-spreading wildfires. Read the latest, plus see photos and video.