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Updated September 23, 2021 at 1:35 PM ET

Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy for Haiti, has handed his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he "will not be associated with the United States' inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees and illegal immigrants to Haiti" from the U.S. border.

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Updated September 3, 2021 at 5:39 PM ET

Since the United States evacuated its embassy in Kabul following the Taliban takeover, diplomats have been setting up shop thousands of miles away — in Doha, Qatar.

The mission doesn't have a name yet, but it could serve as something of an embassy in exile for what was one of America's largest foreign diplomatic offices.

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President Joe Biden issued this warning to ISIS militants blamed for today's bombings and gunfire that killed at least 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghan civilians.

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Let's catch up now on aid groups in Afghanistan, which have sprung into action in recent weeks. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports they are facing the Taliban's takeover, also a drought and the pandemic.

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