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  • Rocket Attack Reported At Baghdad News Conference

    BAGHDAD -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was unharmed as he ducked behind a podium after a rocket or mortar round landed near the prime minister's office Thursday while the two men were speaking at a news conference. Small chips of debris floated...
  • Fort Eustis' worst day in Iraq

    Fort Eustis' worst day in Iraq
    Two soldiers from Fort Eustis were killed and two were wounded Wednesday when their vehicle was hit by a rocket near Tallil Air Base in southern Iraq, making it the deadliest day for the Newport News Army post since the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003. An Army...
  • Top Local Stories

    Bush Looks to Keep Pressure on Iran President Bush says now is not the time to take pressure off Iran. Bush says Tehran is still dangerous, despite new intelligence conclusions that it stopped work on a nuclear bomb four years ago. He says the report...
  • Israel: Serenity, violence and sadness

     
    by Mark Silva JERUSALEM -- Even as President Bush meets with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem, pressing for progress in peace talks with the Palestinians, Israeli TV is consumed with images of the newest rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. This......
  • Pullout debate rages despite calm in Iraq

     
    by Liz Sly BAGHDAD -- No one disputes that Baghdad is calmer, but Iraqi opinions are deeply divided over whether the lull means it is safe to start contemplating a withdrawal of U.S. forces -- a debate that intensified ahead......
  • Richard Perle: Bush misread Putin

     
    by James Gerstenzang Richard Perle, a leader of the neocon movement widely presented as a central factor in shaping U.S. foreign policy at the start of the Bush administration, has taken a look at the challenge President Bush is facing......
  • Pakistan's Musharraf pulls a Nixon

     
    Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf on Aug. 18, 2008 from a handout photo distributed by the government's Press Information Department. by Frank James It's official. Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf pulled a Richard Nixon, announced his resignation...
  • Musharraf leaves Pakistan at crossroads

     
    by Kim Barker ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The resignation of President Pervez Musharraf on Monday ends an era in Pakistan and could pave the way for a stronger civilian government that is more independent from the army than any government in......
  • Doubletake: Is Mac thumpin' PC?

     
    Welcome to Doubletake, your morning mash-up with Tribune correspondents Jim Tankersley and Jim Oliphant. Now in new Extreme Arctic Blast flavor. Jim Oliphant: So, get your text message yet? Jim Tankersley: No. And my new rule is, no text, no......
  • Barack Obama, win-history 'on his side'

     
    by Mark Silva "History is on the side of Barack Obama,'' the folks at the Gallup Poll report today, noting that only twice during the past 14 presidential elections did the candidate who was running ahead in Gallup polling a......
  • Obama throws al Qaeda a curve

     
    by Frank James The people of the United States threw al Qaeda a massive intercontinental curve ball when they elected President Barack Obama, leaving the world's most famous terrorist group apparently grasping to come to grips with what just happened........