The explosion shattered a square packed with peaceful demonstrators, mostly from the Shiite ethnic Hazara minority. The death toll of the suicide bombing, claimed by the Islamic State, was the highest for any terrorist attack in the Afghan capital after more than a decade of fighting between Taliban militants and Afghan and NATO forces.
The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.