Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith's family received the Medal of Honor during White House ceremonies in 2005 for his actions during the Iraq invasion. He was killed when his unit was attacked by Iraqi forces at the Baghdad airport on April 4, 2003 and is credited with saving hundreds of lives.
The suicide attack that murdered an Iraq police chief today is a sign that political violence remains. But such attacks are unlikely to change US plans to leave by the end of 2011.
Twin suicide bomb struck outside government offices in western Iraq on Monday morning, killing 14 people in the deadliest attacks since the new government was announced last week.
A retired Marine colonel wants to bring Smoke the donkey from Iraq to Nebraska to work with the children of soldiers who have been killed or wounded.
As US-Iraqi relations enter a new phase, America's top brass convened at Camp Victory to mark the transfer of command from Gen. Ray Odierno to Lt. Gen. Lloyd Austin III.
A wave of Iraq suicide bombings and other attacks largely targeted the police on Wednesday, leaving at least 41 Iraqis dead in 7 different provinces. A poll shows that a majority of Iraqis say the US is withdrawing combat troops too soon.
After seven years of war, Iraqis are freer but feel embittered by the loss of life and halting progress in turning on the lights.
With temperatures of 120 degrees, little electricity, and an expected increase in politically linked religious fervor around the Muslim holy month, Ramadan could bring a spike in Iraq attacks.
Ryan Jerabek's parents helped organize an annual footrace that traces the route run by their son, a Marine killed in Iraq. The event honors those who serve in the US armed forces.
South Koreans watch a live TV broadcast of South Korean climber Oh Eun-sun reaching the summit of Annapurna in Nepal on Tuesday. Oh made history in the Himalayas by becoming the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest mountains, beating out a Spanish rival for the record.