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  • Clinton, Obama gently debate Iraq in Hollywood

    Clinton, Obama gently debate Iraq in Hollywood
    The Iraq war reemerged Thursday as a dividing line between the two major Democrats remaining in the presidential contest, as Barack Obama used a Los Angeles debate to argue he has the judgment to lead the nation out of war and Hillary Rodham Clinton...
  • For one Iraqi general, a tale of lost hope and honor

    For one Iraqi general, a tale of lost hope and honor
    Late at night, when he can't sleep, the Iraqi general paces past the dimly lighted model homes and construction sites of his Cairo neighborhood. He avoids the main streets, crammed with shopping malls and restaurants. He doesn't want to run into other...
  • Barack Obama speech: 'A new beginning'

    Thank you, Ted. Ted Sorensen has been counselor to a president in some of our toughest moments, and he has helped define our national purpose at pivotal turning points. Let me also welcome all of the elected officials from Illinois who are with us. Let me...
  • Ballet amid the bullets in Iraq

    In an airy studio lined with mirrors, little girls in pink leotards and boys in black shorts and white T-shirts pull themselves up as straight as they can and push their toes out into first position. Their teacher, Ghada Taiyi, walks between them,...
  • In Iraq, bonding over tea and disco

    In Iraq, bonding over tea and disco
    They could be seen as the military odd couple. The Marine colonel is tall and lean. His parents fled Castro's Cuba for U.S. democracy. He talks in measured, confident tones. His expertise is in staff work: making bureaucratic organizations run smoothly....
  • When a regime came tumbling down; the fall of Baghdad

    When a regime came tumbling down; the fall of Baghdad
    Five years ago Wednesday, U.S. forces entered the heart of the Iraqi capital, and Saddam Hussein's regime fell. While much of the world watched the downfall of Hussein and the destruction of his huge statue in central Baghdad's Firdos Square on...
  • Shiite pilgrims walk in devotion, defiance

    A Shiite pilgrim sat on the sidewalk outside a Baghdad shrine, clad in black and holding a brown walking stick. He took off his slippers to rest his scratched and bloodied feet. Abu Zahra had just finished four days and 100 miles of walking, from...
  • A 'lifer' who died a hero

    Sgt. 1st Class John W. Marshall was a lifer from family of soldiers -- his father fought in World War II and his mother served in the Women's Army Corps. Marshall made the Army his career, even after taking a four-year leave to overcome Hodgkin's...
  • Militants stake claim on Diyala River valley

    Militants stake claim on Diyala River valley
    They first appeared about 18 months ago: masked gunmen in speeding cars and scooters that kick up the mud along the canals weaving through lonely villages here. The invaders pinned notices on the walls of mosques informing residents that they now lived...
  • Bush ducks shoes in Baghdad

    It gives fresh meaning to the phrase shooed away. President George W. Bush ducked a pair of shoes hurled at his head -- one shoe after the other -- in the middle of a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Both shoes narrowly...
  • Bush to visit an ambivalent Israel

    For seven years, President Bush has been a distant defender of Israel, working from Washington to tilt America's policies in the Middle East more firmly behind its longtime ally. When he arrives here Wednesday on his first presidential visit, however,...
  • Iraq too dangerous for many professionals

    Iraq too dangerous for many professionals
    Naqi Shakir sits on a sagging mattress pushed against a wall. His wife and two daughters perch on tattered sofas and chairs crowded into the one room of the house with signs of family life: personal photographs tacked to the wall, a TV, books, and...