WASHINGTON — Donald Trump gives credit where credit isn't due when he brands Saddam Hussein a potent foil of terrorists.
By Calvin Woodward and Robert Burns, Associated Press
SEATTLE — Longtime Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott of Washington state is retiring.
By Martha Bellisle, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Former President George H.W. Bush is publicly criticizing for the first time key members of his son's administration.
By Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Ten Years After The Fall of Baghdad, A Look Back at a Decade of Conflict in Iraq…
A decade after the war in Iraq began, U.S. and Iraqi officials characterize much of the reconstruction work deployed in that country as failure. Judy Woodruff examines a new report that chronicles the wasted money, opportunities and lives.
In other news, 90 people were killed when an Ethiopian airliner crashed just off the coast of Beirut, and Baghdad was hit with a series of bombings.
A series of five bombs rocked Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 127 people, and raising new questions about the ability of Iraqi forces to secure their country.
In other news, airlines are experiencing a 25 percent decrease in holiday travel this year as more people are opting for trains and buses. Also, weekly jobless claims dipped below 500,000 for the first time since January.
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