Japan was only able to rescue one Kyodo News reporter from its evacuation plan, after being hindered by legal restrictions and difficulties getting people to the airport.
"The situation on the ground continues to be extremely dangerous, and the threat of terrorist attacks on the airport remains high," Biden said.
Phil Mudd, a CNN counterterrorism expert, said House leaders should seize this "chance for bipartisanship" and kick both lawmakers off their committees.
Amid scenes of panic and fear this past week, the US military released photos showing another side of the evacuation operations.
The storm system is forecast to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to the Atlantic coast through Monday.
More than 100 guards for the UK embassy in Kabul say they were told they are ineligible for British protection because they were hired through a contractor.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said Wednesday that "approximately 5,000 people" have been evacuated from Afghanistan.
The Pentagon press secretary called videos of people desperately clinging to airlift planes "troubling."
Thousands of Afghans flooded the airport and swarmed the large C-17 airlift planes as the Taliban seizes control of the country.
A photo of a Chinook helicopter flying near the US embassy in Kabul amid evacuations echoes images from the US exit from Vietnam.
"It's the biggest [fire] we've ever had on this island," Big Island Mayor Mitch Roth said, according to the Associated Press.
The rapidly spreading Creek Fire trapped hundreds of hikers and campers in California’s Sierra National Forest. The Coast Guard rescued 164 people on Tuesday morning, after thick smoke prevented its helicopters from landing on Monday. Over the weekend, rescuers evacuated 214 people and nearly a dozen pets from a campground […]
Dozens of Santa Rosa homes have been destroyed and more than 1,100 homes and businesses have been evacuated during what’s become known as the “Five Mile Swamp Fire.” The fire forced the closing of a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 10. As of Thursday morning, that blaze had grown to more […]
Fourteen US citizens were found to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus as they were evacuated from a quarantined cruise ship to be brought home on Monday. Thousands of people had been quarantined in the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan for more than a week, and the US […]
The CDC has said 380 Americans will evacuated from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported. They will be brought back to the Travis Air Base near Sacramento, California, by two State Department flights as early as Sunday. More than […]
An American woman filmed her journey as she was evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus that has killed more than 500 people. Priscilla Dickey filmed and photographed her journey with her eight-year-old daughter, which included deserted city streets of the quarantined city, her cab driver wearing a […]
Roughly 350 passengers evacuated from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a novel coronavirus outbreak that has killed hundreds in only a few weeks. The passengers arrived in the US on Wednesday and will be quarantined for 14 days at two California military bases, specifically Travis Air […]