The latest from Kabul after deadly blasts

08.27.2021 - By Axios Today

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Two explosions at the Kabul airport yesterday left at least 100 people dead -- including 13 U.S. service members -- and 150 more wounded. The blasts came from at least two suicide bombers, and The Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

Plus, the last marine to escape Saigon in 1975 on the evacuation crisis in Afghanistan.

And, the rising role of women in the gig economy.

Guests: Axios' Dave Lawler and Russell Contreras.
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