The US's goal of zero civilian casualties went badly wrong at a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz, leaving US officials to try to piece together why their efforts to protect civilians failed.
GOP presidential candidates Ben Carson and Donald Trump have made headlines over comments made – or not made – about Muslims. The incidents speak to the fundamental rift within the party that is shaping current American politics.
Local officials in Texas pointed to anti-police Black Lives Matter rhetoric after a white deputy was killed by a black man, with one suggesting there was 'open warfare' on cops. But data offer a different picture.
Much of the media coverage of Donald Trump has been as a phenomenon more than a presidential candidate. But there are signs that's changing, and it could present a new challenge for the early Republican front-runner.