Bush

Conflict & Justice

Withdrawing troops from Iraq

President Bush announced today that the United States will withdraw about 8,000 additional combat and support troops from Iraq by February. That would put troop levels there about where they were before the President ordered the surge.

Arts, Culture & Media

Shoot an Iraqi?

An Iraqi artist in Chicago made himself the human target for a live Internet shooting gallery. People around the globe took aim and fired real paintballs at him, 24 hours a day, for a month. Artist Wafaa Bilal tells Marco Werman why he did it.

Iraq group under attack

A group of former Sunni insurgents in Iraq joined forces to form, "The Awakening Council,� and the American-backed group has grown to about 70,000 members and has helped quell the violence

Global Politics

Iran holds elections

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Tehran on today's Iranian parliamentary elections; the outcome is not in doubt, since the Iranian government barred hundreds of reformer candidates from running.