The crime rate in New Orleans has continued to rise since the beginning of 2007, with 10 murders occurring in the last two weeks. NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the latest increase in violence and crime throughout the…

In December 2006, the Pentagon reported that violence in Iraq had hit at an all-time high. Between August and November, attacks against U.S. forces, Iraqi security forces and Iraqi civilians increased nearly 30 percent, to an average of 959 per…