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During recent speeches at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama exchanged attacks on Iraq policy and military experience. Kwame Holman reports on the latest news from the campaign trail.
The House approved a wide-ranging terror surveillance overhaul Friday. Caroline Fredrickson of the ACLU and George Terwilliger, a former deputy attorney general for the first President Bush, examine the measure.
The 2008 presidential election has sparked the world's attention, with some looking ahead to possible foreign policy shifts under a new administration, a new poll shows. Reporters from international media outlets gauge foreign reaction to the historic race.
As the U.S. military death toll in Iraq hit 4,000 and the war entered its fifth year, a study by the Pew Research Center found that the number of news stories about the Iraq war has fallen dramatically in the…
Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama spent Thursday on the campaign trail outlining their plans to boost the economy, while presumptive GOP nominee Sen. John McCain met with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in London.
The top military commander for the Middle East, Admiral William J. Fallon, resigned Tuesday amid speculation that he disagreed with the Bush administration's policy toward Iran. Time magazine reporter Mark Thompson details the story.
Question/Comment: 1. How much of the U.S. economic problems are caused by the deficit? 2. What percentage of the deficit is the Iraq war? 3. How can the U.S. ever pay off the deficit, and how…
By PBS NewsHour
Riding a wave of eight straight victories, Sen. Barack Obama took aim at Republican front-runner Sen. John McCain Tuesday night, largely ignoring his still-close battle with Sen. Hillary Clinton.
The Marine Corps announced this week that two Marines would be court-martialed for their involvement in a 2005 incident in Haditha, Iraq, that saw 24 Iraqi civilians killed. A retired Army lawyer and a former Iraqi U.N. representative examine the…
Elizabeth Brackett reports on a controversial program that has some of Chicago's public schools following the model of military academies, and the debate over whether it is an effective way to boost student performance in tough urban neighborhoods.
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