Afghan troop buildup begins

The Pentagon begins sending additional troops to Afghanistan to carry out President Trump’s new war strategy, which will support the Afghans’ fight against the Taliban.

Spicer is finally out the door

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, whose bombastic briefings made him a political celebrity, officially leaves the building. Spicer resigned last month but remained on the payroll through the end of August.

Putting pressure on Pakistan

The United States will hold up $255 million in military assistance for Pakistan until it cracks down on extremist groups that threaten neighboring Afghanistan, officials say.

Who’s going to federal court

Two LGBT-rights organizations ask a federal judge to bar President Trump from changing the government’s policy on military service by transgender people.

Popular TV actor dies at 91

Tall, handsome Richard Anderson was best known for co-starring simultaneously in television’s The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman in the 1970s.