Richard Engel has been NBC News' chief foreign correspondent since 2008.
Advocates are pushing the idea of evacuating thousands of Afghans to Guam or other safe locations, where officials could vet them for U.S. resettlement.
Nearly 20 years since the U.S. invaded and toppled the Taliban regime, women are bracing themselves to defend the gains they have made in public and private life.
"He has come to help us get to a better day," Iraqi President Barham Salih told NBC News.
“What we are going to see is a cat-and-mouse game between virus changing and then vaccine manufacturers having to quickly change their vaccines.”
“Covid anywhere is Covid everywhere” said Melinda Gates of the Gates Foundation.
Family and supporters of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia are still fighting to keep her spirit alive almost three years after her death.
In exclusive interviews, the two men, Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, for the first time admitted their involvement in the captivity of Mueller.
Jeff Nearby hopes that the experimental vaccines in research and development will spare others the pain that he and his daughters have suffered.
“We are quite overwhelmed with all the parenting stuff, but I guess that’s normal," Dr. Alfred Wong told NBC News.
"There are clear links between white supremacists in the United States and their ideological fellow travelers in Europe," said Jonathan Greenblatt.
“Of course, it makes sense to the brain,” Dr. Alfred Wong told NBC News. “But doesn’t make sense to the heart.”
An NBC News review of the events surrounding Gen. Qassem Soleimani's killing shows that the U.S. and Iran were closer to war than was generally understood.
The Iraqi Parliament and prime minister requested the removal of U.S. troops, according to a draft letter.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he ordered the drone attack that killed Qassem Soleimani in order to prevent a conflict. But Iran has vowed revenge.
"The great nation of Iran will take revenge for this heinous crime," the Iranian president tweeted.
“His relatives were subjected to harsh treatment by ISIS and he no longer believed in the future of ISIS. He wanted to take revenge on ISIS and al-Baghdadi himself,” Gen. Mazloum Abdi told NBC News.
The informant proved to U.S. intelligence that he had direct access to Baghdadi this summer by turning over the ISIS leader's used underwear and a sample of his blood.
U.S. forces have been pulling out of northern Syria amid growing chaos after Turkey invaded the region earlier this month.
"I want him to stay committed to his words," the head of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said of President Donald Trump.
Many of the prisoners who spoke to NBC News appeared to know little of the chaos that was unfolding around them beyond the confines of their compound.
Yuriy Lutsenko said he was friends with the president's personal attorney and that the pair had known each other for "many years."
Six months ago ISIS lost all of its territory and tens of thousands of fighters in Iraq and Syria — but it lives on.
One Icelandic glacier is receding annually by the length of an Olympic swimming pool. This is what scientists are doing about it.
Clemson University researchers found videos of confrontations between white people and minorities received instrumental early social media promotion from inauthentic accounts.
A deal with the Taliban would open the way for Afghan peace talks with insurgents. But skeptics say a hasty U.S. exit could tip the country into chaos.