Of seven United States soldiers killed Monday, said Capt. Jon Stock, an American military spokesman, four died along with two Afghan bystanders in a roadside bomb explosion in the northern Kunduz Province, and two American soldiers were killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan.
One new president, two old wars, and no end in sight.
But in an uplifting sign of concern, tens of thousands turned out in Los Angeles today to pay their respects.
How sweet and fitting.