Four car bombs used in attacks that leave 45 dead, police say
Deadly Attack in Egypt
Way to go, Angels!!
Trail Dedicated to Fallen Soldier
Last WWII Comanche Code Talker Dies
Homeland Security / War on Terror
House Votes to Extend USA Patriot Act
Attacks Won't Derail Terror War Support Statement
DHS: No Plans for Involving Volunteers in Border Patrols
Australia eyes terrorism laws after London attacks
US sees no imminent copycat London bombing
NY police to search backpacks on transit system
Germany Investigating Cleric Kidnapping
Besides Saddam's book, here's another I WON'T be reading...
Unabomber Writings for Sale
Saddam Defiant in Court- Video: Saddam in Court
Rice's Entourage Roughed Up
N. Korea: Peace Deal Would End Nuke Standoff
Congressman Admits Affair (and, somehow, this is news?)
Trump to Congress: Let Me Rebuild U.N. Headquarters
Roberts Makes D.C. Rounds
Reuters: Top News
Islamists plan rallies against Pakistan crackdown
Tribal elder, three relatives killed in Pakistan
Rice, Sharon in talks to ensure Israel quits Gaza
North Korea says peace treaty key to nuclear issue
U.S. lawmakers see no reason yet to block Roberts
Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq
Rice makes surprise visit to Lebanon
Insurgents target Iraqi police patrols
U.N. envoy says Gaza withdrawal could help
President-elect: Iran won't seek nuke arms
Rice tries to shore up Mideast truce
Lebanese warlord calls for new start
Yemen riots over subsidy cut leave 16 dead
Group offers redrawn map to Iraq assembly
Yahoo! News: War with Iraq
Insurgents Target Iraqi Police Patrols
Pentagon Cites Progress in Iraq Democracy
Italy set to keep troops in Iraq
Department of Defense
U.S. Argues Against Lifting Arms Embargo
ON THE GROUND
New Sadr City Water Treatment Plant Opens
Suspected Terrorist Weapons Destroyed
Soldiers Awarded Combat Infantryman Badge
Iraqi, U.S. Soldiers Distribute Frozen Chickens
Mail Clerks Deliver Mail, Boost Soldiers' Morale
IN SOUTHWEST ASIA
Airmen Support Soldiers, Marines with Up-Armor Kits
FACE OF DEFENSE
Air Force Couple Earns Awards
AMERICA SUPPORTS YOU
GSA Head Signs '5-Star' Agreement
Suicide Bomber Hits Near Airfield
Conditions to Dictate Troop Levels
Iraqis Display Construction Projects
Iraq Daily Update
Multinational Force Iraq
Weekly Progress Report (pdf)
'Eye on Iraq' (pdf)
Detainee Releases Foster Peace
Afghanistan Daily Update
WAR ON TERRORISM
Rumsfeld Condemns Murders in Iraq
Leaders Tackle Strategies
Officials Transfer 'Gitmo' Detainees
Bush, Howard Focus on Terror War
Waging and Winning the War on Terror
Terrorism Knowledge Base
Leaders Celebrate VA's Anniversary
Chairman Briefed on Irish Defense
Compensation Proposals Studied
National Guard, Reserve Update
Al Azamiyah Al Basrah Al Hillah Al Karkh Al Kazimiyah Al Kut An Nasiriyah Baghdad Baqubah Mosul Najaf Nineveh Tall Kayf
Bost/Laskar Ghurian Herat Kabul Qandahar
Today in History
1298 - The English defeat the Scots at the Battle of Falkirk.
1775 - George Washington takes command of American troops.
1796 - Cleveland, OH, is founded by General Moses Cleaveland.
1812 - In Spain, the Duke of Wellington defeats the French at the Battle of Salamanca.
1864 - Confederate General John Bell Hood attacks William Sherman's Union forces at the Battle of Atlanta; the Confederates suffer terrible losses.
1916 - During the San Francisco Preparedness Parade, anti-militarist terrorists detonate a bomb, killing 10.
1917 - Alexander Kerensky becomes PM in Russia.
1937 - The U.S. Senate rejects FDR's proposal to enlarge the Supreme Court.
1942 - Gasoline rationing begins in the U.S.; the Nazis begin deportations from Warsaw to Treblinka.
1943 - Allied forces captured Palermo, Sicily.
1944 - Soviets set up the Polish Committee of National Liberation.
1950 - After six years in exile, King Leopold returns to Belgium
1952 - The Polish constitution is adopted (National Day)
1955 - Richard Nixon becomes the first U.S. Vice President to preside over a Cabinet meeting.
1962 - Mariner 1, the first American Venus probe, fails at lift-off.
1969 - The U.S.S.R. launches Sputnik 50 and the Molniya 1-12 communications satellite.
1972 - Venera 8 makes a soft landing on Venus
1975 - The House of Representatives votes to posthumously restore citizenship to General Robert E. Lee.
1981 - In Rome, Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca is sentenced to life.
1983 - Polish PM Januzelski lifts martial law.
1986 - The U.S. House of Representatives impeaches Judge Harry E. Claiborne on tax evasion
1987 - The Soyuz TM-3 Is launched with three cosmonauts (1 Syrian); the U.S. begins escorting Kuwaiti tankers in the Persian Gulf.
1991 - Jeffrey Dahmer confesses to killing 17 young men in 1978.
1478 - Philip I (the Handsome), first Habsburg king of Spain (1506)
1822 - Gregor Mendel, monk/geneticist; discovered the laws of heredity
1849 - Emma Lazarus, poet ("The New Colossus," at the base of the Statue of Liberty)
1887 - Gustav Hertz, quantum physicist, Nobel Prize Winner
1890 - Rose Kennedy, mother of JFK, RFK, Ted
1921 - William Roth (Sen-DE)
1923 - Robert Dole (Sen-KS)
1930 - Yuri P. Artyukhin, cosmonaut (Soyuz 14)
1955 - Willem Dafoe, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
1461 - Charles VII king of France (1422-61), dies at 58
1802 - Marie-François-Xavier Bichat, one of the founders of histology (microscopic study of tissue)
1826 - Giuseppe Piazzi discoverer of 1st asteroid, dies
1934 - John Dillinger shot dead at Biograph Theater in Chicago
1967 - Carl Sandburg, poet (Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years)
Reported Missing in Action
Wells, Robert J., US Army (PA); drowned when his safety line broke as he was crossing a river, Killed, body not recovered
Paige, Gordon C., USN (CA); RF8G shot down, released by DRV March, 1973 - alive as of 1998