John Merrow reports on how education benefits offered through the G.I. Bill are issued to soldiers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the renewed efforts by some members of Congress to expand the bill, which has seen…
In a follow-up to his report on the financial costs of the war, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman looks into who in America is paying the price.
The U.S. military continued to search Monday for three troops who were ambushed while driving in a convoy south of Baghdad over the weekend. New York Times reporter Edward Wong provides an update.
During a visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Friday, President Bush said bureaucratic failures caused poor conditions for veterans there and that steps for improvement have been taken. The NewsHour looks at the quality of care veterans are…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of Shiite pilgrims walking toward the holy city of Karbala in Iraq Tuesday, killing at least 90 people and wounding more than 150.
Maj. Gen. George Weightman, who was recently fired as head of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Kevin Kiley apologized for substandard outpatient care at the medical center and vowed to improve the system at…
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has proposed a 12 percent increase in public security spending and ordered 10,000 soldiers transferred to the polic force in efforts to crack down on crime and drug trafficking. Saul Gonzalez of KCET-Los Angeles reports.
Officials opened Building 18 of the Walter Reed medical center to the media after reports described mold-covered walls and mice at the outpatient facility. Two former patients discuss their treatment, then Reps. Bob Filner and Christopher Shays react to the…
Five years after a U.S.-led coalition ousted the Taliban in Afghanistan, members of the Taliban are regrouping and putting up a stronger fight against NATO troops sent to help stabilize the country.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Israeli troops killed six Palestinian militants in Gaza Wednesday in what the army and witnesses called the largest military offensive since Israel re-entered the territory in June.
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