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US Troops to Stay in Afghanistan under New President

A U.S. official says U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of the year, in a deal to be signed on Tuesday under the country's newly inaugurated president. The security agreement will allow about 10,000 soldiers to stay on when the international combat mission ends Dec. 31. The development came Monday as Ashraf Ghani officially took over for outgoing President Hamid Karzai. Under tight security, delegates from around the world joined Afghan political and religious...

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