New Year's Eve Bombing Kills Five in Baghdad

The U.S. military and Iraqi police are on a heightened state of alert following a car bombing in Baghdad that killed five Iraqis. The blast injured 30 people, including three American reporters. The New Year's Eve bombing came despite stepped up security patrols. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.



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