In other news Monday, a Texas-based U.S. Air Force instructor went on trial, facing charges of rape and sexual assault of female recruits. Also, fighting in Syria's capital, Damascus, intensified as government tanks, troops and helicopters battled rebels in three…
Eight U.S. troops were killed in multiple bombings Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, making October the deadliest month of the war for U.S. forces since its start in 2001.
By Dave Gustafson
Four U.S. Navy ships will leave the Myanmar coast Thursday, after failing to receive permission from the Burmese government to unload aid supplies for survivors of Cyclone Nargis, including much-needed helicopters to transport food and other aid.
By PBS NewsHour
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