December 1, 2013 Last month, military investigators began a process to charge Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera with two counts of murder in the 2007 fatal shooting of two deaf, unarmed Iraqi youths. But Carl Prine, a reporter who has been following the story, says it is still unclear what happened and why it took so long for the military to act.
November 29, 2013 The discovery is reminiscent of the period following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq when Sunni and Shiite death squads roamed the streets. More than 5,000 people have been killed this year, making it one of the deadliest years in Iraq since violence hit a peak in 2006-'07.
November 16, 2013 Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera allegedly shot and killed the unarmed teenagers, ordered the death of another, and then lied about what had happened.
November 11, 2013 For women in the military, serving can present its own set of challenges, especially when they have to balance duty to their county and duties at home. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with two women veterans, Graciela Tiscareño-Sato and Miyoko Hikiji, about their devotion to helping other military women and veterans navigate those challenges.
November 7, 2013 In 2003, U.S. forces discovered a trove of Jewish documents in a flooded Baghdad basement. They tell the tale of a once-thriving Jewish community. The painstakingly restored documents will be exhibited in the U.S. before they are returned to Iraq. But some Jewish groups are trying to prevent that.
October 31, 2013 Also, a story on teenage pregnancies in the Dominican Republic, a report on a deadly balloon crash in New Zealand and a story from Pakistan that's fit for Halloween.
October 6, 2013 Part of the school building reportedly collapsed as a result of the blast. At least 12 students and their principal died in the attack on an elementary school, according to reports.
September 30, 2013 Most of the explosions struck areas with large Shiite populations; news agencies report as many as 13 or 14 separate explosions.
September 21, 2013 In Sadr City, a bombing attack has killed dozens of people, with the death toll continuing to rise Saturday. Multiple reports are citing at least 65 deaths in the attack, one of several in Iraq today.
September 14, 2013 This week, a group of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, many with disabilities, marked Sept. 11 by climbing two peaks in Yosemite National Park. Climbing as a team, they say, gives them an opportunity to recapture what they miss about the military: a sense of camaraderie with a shared challenge.