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In other news Friday, three more coalition troops were killed in Afghanistan bringing the monthly death toll for international troops up to 31. In Iraq, an al-Qaida group has claimed responsibility for a Tuesday bombing that killed 61 people.
Members of a Chicago jury told a judge they are deadlocked on some decisions in the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Also in Iraq, eight soldiers were killed after insurgents lured them into a trap by using…
After seven and half years of combat and thousands of U.S. troops killed, the American combat mission in Iraq is set to wind down by late August. Gwen Ifill gets two views on the road ahead for Iraq and the…
The deaths of six more U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan made for another record month of troop deaths and brought new attention on the dangers of roadside bombs known as IEDs. Ray Suarez speaks with Marine Staff Sgt. Todd Bowers of…
Ahead of planned joint military maneuvers, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates visited South Korea Wednesday to talk about security measures and concerns over the North's nuclear program.
In other news Monday, President Obama paid his Memorial Day respects at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery outside Chicago, and American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan paused to remember fallen colleagues.
In other news Monday, Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., died at the age of 77, and the nation's capital and much of the Mid-Atlantic remained snowbound in the wake of a weekend blizzard.
By Dave Gustafson
Defense Secretary Robert Gates, speaking at a NATO conference in Slovakia, said Friday that allies are moving toward sending more troops and civilian aid to Afghanistan.
By PBS NewsHour
A U.S. soldier suspected of killing five fellow servicemembers Monday at a military counseling clinic in Baghdad was charged Tuesday with five counts of murder, the U.S. military said in a statement.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Thursday that troops from the UK will end their six years of combat operations in Iraq but will keep a small presence in the country to assist with training Iraqi naval forces.
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