The development of two huge Iraq oil fields will significantly increase production and help the country recover from war.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
In President Obama's Afghanistan speech, he announced Tuesday night that he will send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. But he's already decided to start bringing them back by mid-2011.
News from the Middle East isn't all bleak.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others are to stand trial in New York. Here's the evidence federal prosecutors will use against them.
Military officials say the shootings at Fort Hood were an 'isolated incident.' But the stress of repeated wartime deployments has led to several such incidents in recent years.
Pentagon chief Robert Gates is the swing vote in Obama's decision on the Afghanistan war.
President Obama plays basketball with members of congress and cabinet secretaries Thursday. He likes to push himself so hard that he once destroyed a sneaker in a pickup game.
The debate over sending more US troops frames a larger clash over counterinsurgency strategy as the new template for war.