While preliminary Iraq election results aren't due out until Wednesday, turnout in Sunni provinces was as high as 75 percent, say news reports. Many Sunnis boycotted the last election.
American forces in Iraq announced Monday ambitious public-works plans to win support in Sadr City.
On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, progress is slow but violence is down. A three-part series on the war's effects starts today with a look at what the endgame might look like.
President Bush wants a limit to the Turkish campaign against rebels, but Turkey says no to a timetable.