• Afghan protesters shout anti-U.S. slogans during a demonstration in Jalalabad province

    Militants Attack Afghan Officials Mourning Slain Civilians

    Tuesday's attack in Kandahar province came as student protesters in the eastern city of Jalalabad condemned the weekend killing of several civilians by a U.S. Army staff sergeant. The 38-year-old serviceman could face the death penalty if convicted, a top U.S. official said.