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US military death toll tops 3.300 in Iraq

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As of Monday, April 16, 2007, at least 3,308 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in…

Baghdad car bombs spread death in market

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Two car bombs exploded minutes apart in a busy Baghdad market in a mainly Shiite district Sunday, killing at least 18 people. North of…

Violence rocks Iraq; at least 56 dead

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A car bomb blasted through a busy bus station near one of Iraq's holiest shrines on Saturday, killing at least 56 people, police and…

Insurgents strike Green Zone as surge falters

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At least 10 died in bridge bombing (AP)
A bomb exploded in the Iraqi parliament's cafeteria in a stunning assault in the heart of…

Pentagon extends Iraq deployments to 15 months

041107iraq.jpgU.S. soldiers will serve up to 15 months in Iraq and Afghanistan instead of one year, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday,…

Pentagon set to extend combat tours

040907soldiers.jpgWith military resources running dangerously thin, the Bush administration and the Pentagon may extend the combat tours of some 15,000 troops currently in…

More Guard troops headed for Iraq

By LOLITA C. BALDOR

Several National Guard brigades are expected to be notified soon that they could be sent to Iraq around the first of next…

Helping military families cope

By NOELENE CLARK

Joanna Lopez, 29, says it's never easy when her husband, Ernesto, is deployed overseas for Army service.

The first time…

U.S. under fire for mistreatment of detainees

By EDITH M. LEDERER The U.N. human rights chief expressed concern Wednesday at recent U.S. legislative and judicial actions that she said leave hundreds of detainees without any way to challenge…