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Renee Montagne talks with U.S. Army General John Campbell, about how Afghan forces are faring against the Taliban now that they are fighting combat missions largely on their own.
Among the new winners were members of a left-wing grassroots party that grew out of Spain's Occupy Movement. They won seats in regional governments across Spain, and Barcelona's city hall.
Ann Meara died Saturday in New York. She had a long varied career in show business and was one half of the 1960s comedy duo, Stiller and Meara. She was marred to Jerry Stiller. Her son is Ben Stiller.
A girl in Italy was celebrating her 9th birthday, and she wanted a My Little Pony cake. Instead, she got a Little Tony cake. The Elvis doppelganger was semi famous in 1960's Britain.
Terry Buzzard built a life-size orca to promote his whale-watching cruise business. Buzzard told KING-TV that the mock orca will be put to use scaring off sea lions on the docks of a port in Oregon.
Gloria Steinem and South Korean peace activists march along a military fence...
The symbolic gesture was aimed at reunifying two nations still technically at war. But an event staged in the name of peace ended up exposing some distrust that's lasted for decades.