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Crowds gathered to watch the solar eclipse at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill.

How To Tell If Watching The Eclipse Damaged Your Eyes

Less than an hour after the Great American Eclipse completed its coast-to-coast show today, people's fascination with the sun and the moon quickly turned to concern about their eyes.

We're hoping all you Shots readers heeded our words of caution and wore eclipse glasses or enjoyed the show indirectly.

President Trump is giving an update on U.S. involvement in Afghanistan on Monday night.

Full Text And Analysis: Trump's Address On Afghanistan, Plans For U.S. Engagement

President Trump addressed the nation Monday night on U.S. engagement and "the path forward" in Afghanistan and South Asia. Senior U.S. officials told NPR's Tom Bowman ahead of the speech that the president is expected to deploy about 4,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, though Trump did not give specifics during the speech. The decision follows months of deliberation within the Trump administration, involving top military commanders, political advisers and even enlisted veterans of the nearly 16-year war.

Local Headlines

Monday, August 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two chefs from Taiwan, Chi-wen Chen and Ching-Long Huang, will visit the Valley Sept. 5 to 8, as one of five stops across the U.S. in the 2017 Tour of Taiwan Gourmet Cuisines. Chen and Huang will cook with students at the Mahoning, Trumbull and Choffin career centers. In addition, they will […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull County Historical Society has been selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which is administered by the American Alliance of Museums. The program helps museums strengthen operations, plan for the future, and meet standards through self-study and a consultative site visit from an expert peer reviewer. The Trumbull society’s […]