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2021 proved to be a complicated year for President Joe Biden. While Democrats praised the passing of his infrastructure bill, much of the public's attention focused on the chaos of the Afghanistan withdrawal and continued uncertainty around COVID-19. Experts offer their insights on Biden's year in the White House. 

Millions of children in Afghanistan were born into a life marred by conflict, and 40 years of war have made the country one of the most dangerous places to be a child. Now the Taliban takeover jeopardizes the safety and future of Afghan children once again, as more and more are displaced, struggling to survive and exposed to danger.

"Where They Wait" by Scott Carson; Atria/Emily Bestler Books (400 pages, $27) ——— You do not want to read this book on your phone. After you read it, you might not even want to turn on your phone. But can you really turn it off? "Where They Wait" is the second shocking horror novel from Scott Carson, after his frightening 2020 ghost story "The Chill." Both books boast polish and craft that ...

In the wake of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the Charlottesville and Albemarle County area is preparing to welcome at least 250 Afghan refugees over the next month. At a press conference at IX Art Park on Tuesday, local officials spoke about what must be done to welcome these families.

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