| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:11 PM
BAGHDAD -- Insurgents sent a bloody message on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion, carrying out a wave of bombings across the country Tuesday that killed at least 65 people in the deadliest day in Iraq this year.
The nearly 20...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Some will say that Tomas Young agreed to die a long time ago.
The 33-year-old Iraq war veteran is lying in a bed in Kansas City under hospice care, intent on soon stopping life-sustaining drugs and nourishment.
But this is not a preordained event, one...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The stomp on Jesus controversy. The Owlcatraz stadium/GEO Group sponsorship controversy. The Sandy Hook massacre-doubting-professor controversy. Think things can't get any worse at Florida Atlantic University? Here's how: An exclusive sneak peek at...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:01 PM
“Thank you to The Herald-Mail for printing the beautiful Memorial Day photos. Those photos were powerful, emotional and made me proud to be an American.”
“I’d like to applaud The Herald-Mail for its Tuesday...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:18 AM
BAGHDAD -- Car bombs around Iraq killed at least 65 people Monday as the country's worst wave of violence since U.S. troops withdrew a year and a half ago continued.
The attacks that occurred by busy commercial streets in Shiite and Sunni areas followed...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
BAGHDAD -- Shiite-dominated areas in Iraq's southern and central regions were rocked Monday by a series of car bombs that killed at least 22 people and fueled fears that the country is sliding into a civil war.
The bombings -- particularly in the city...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:40 AM
SEATTLE — On the day Sgt. John Russell allegedly walked into the mental health clinic at Camp Liberty in Baghdad and shot five U.S. service members to death, Pfc. Jacob Barton was just signing in at the front desk. It was the day after Mother’...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:49 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents launched what appeared to be a highly coordinated string of attacks across Iraq on Monday morning, killing at least 32 and wounding more than 200, according to officials.
The attacks, many involving car bombs, erupted...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Ten years ago I stood on the outskirts of Baghdad and looked at the city through my binoculars.
Columns of thick, black smoke rose up from burning enemy vehicles off to our front. In the distance, a surface-to-air missile rocketed skyward in pursuit...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The head of the U.N. nuclear agency said after meeting with Iran's chief negotiator on nuclear issues that the atmosphere among Iranian officials was "positive" ahead of scheduled meeting in Baghdad with six world powers....
| May 23, 2012
| 4:38 AM
BAGHDAD -- Officials of six world powers and Iran gathered at an imposing guest house in Baghdad's international zone in a hopeful but subdued atmosphere for one or two days of talks on Iran's disputed nuclear program. The six world powers opened the...