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.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
At least 23 officials from Iraq's interior and defense ministries have been arrested on suspicion of working to reconstitute Saddam Hussein's outlawed Baath party.
President Bush ended his farewell trip to Iraq and Afghanistan on Monday, where he met with officials about security matters and visited U.S. troops stationed in both conflict zones. Two Middle East analysts discuss the Bush administration's legacy in Iraq.
By PBS NewsHour
As Iraqi lawmakers spar over approval of a new U.S.-Iraqi security deal, scores of followers of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets Friday to protest the pact, chanting slogans and burning an effigy of President George W.
By PBS NewsHour
Suicide bombers killed at least 57 people and wounded nearly 300 others Monday during attacks against a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq, police said.
Five years into the Iraq war, Americans remain divided over why we invaded, degrees of success and failure, and how to bring the troops home. The NewsHour's Big Picture election series now brings together a group of citizens to discuss…
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Iraq Tuesday, where she applauded Iraqi officials for passing a law to allow thousands of former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party back into the government. Middle East analysts examine…
As insurgents blew up an oil well outside the Iraqi city of Kirkuk Thursday, Independent Television News looks at the increasingly violent dispute between ethnic and religious groups in the city.
President Bush told reporters Thursday that if U.S. troops are pulled out of Iraq, terrorists would bring their fight to American soil. Two terrorism analysts discuss the president's stance.
Former CIA Director George Tenet's new memoir has drawn criticism from administration officials over his account of events leading up to the Iraq war. Jim Lehrer talks with Tenet about his memoir and its critics.
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