The bodies of two American soldiers who disappeared Friday after an insurgent attack on a checkpoint were discovered late Monday and showed signs of having been tortured, according to the Iraqi military.
By PBS NewsHour
The Iraqi parliament finalized a permanent government Thursday after filling three contentious cabinet posts of the defense, interior and national security ministries, renewing hope that Iraq's nascent democracy can overcome sectarian differences.
President Bush told congressional leaders he would submit a $74.7 billion supplemental budget request, the first installment payment for the Iraq war and subsequent rebuilding and humanitarian aid costs.
World leaders reacted Thursday to the initial U.S. attack on Iraq, offering assessments of U.S. actions and considering the effect of military conflict on the world.
North Korea said Monday that it was on the verge of war with the United States and that only the signing of a treaty could avoid a conflict.
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