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Watch live: Biden speaks after U.S. completes Afghanistan withdrawal


This afternoon, President Biden addresses the nation after the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America's longest war. More than 123,000 civilians were flown out by the U.S. and its partners as part of the evacuation efforts, and all U.S. service members are now out of the country.

NPR News will provide live special coverage at approximately 2:45 p.m. EST on Tuesday, August 31, hosted by Peter O'Dowd and Scott Tong. Also joining the coverage: NPR Correspondents Scott Detrow, Michele Kelemen and Greg Myre. Listen on-air and online. Video of the President's remarks will be available as it begins.

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