Demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the United States Saturday to protest the war in Iraq, with over 100,000 people marching against the war in New York City.
Several explosions were heard in Baghdad as night fell on Iraq's capital city Saturday after a series of U.S.-led air raids pounded the outskirts of the city throughout the day.
Iran accused coalition forces Saturday of firing three missiles that landed inside its territory, an event that could have serious implications as U.S. forces continue to attack Saddam Hussein's regime in neighboring Iraq.
Two British helicopters collided and crashed over the Persian Gulf on Friday, killing seven crewmembers, including a U.S. Navy officer.
Coalition forces in Iraq continue to face sporadic resistance from Iraqi troops and security forces as they race toward major objectives, sometimes leaving pockets of enemy soldiers intact.
As the ground invasion of Iraq continues, the U.S. said Saturday that coalition forces had captured the town of Nasiriya and a critical bridge over the Euphrates River after their initial advance was apparently stopped by a pocket of resistance.
Even as U.S. and British forces continued to pound Iraqi positions along key bridges and defensive sites, reports emerged that coalition forces had seized the second largest Iraqi city Basra.
General Tommy Franks, the commander of the U.S.-led Iraq war, held the first official military briefing from the region. Tom Bearden reports from Central Command headquarters in Qatar.
Jim Lehrer holds a discussion with historians, who provide perspective on the Iraq war. The panel includes presidential historian Michael Beschloss; journalist and author Haynes Johnson; Richard Norton Smith, director of the Dole Institute; Roger Wilkins, a professor of history…
U.S. and British forces pressed on towards Baghdad, as other coalition troops advanced in a battle over the second largest Iraqi city of Basra. Three retired military officials provide analysis of the progress of the U.S.-led mission in Iraq.
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