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Slain Navy SEAL took lessons from running track into combat

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PHOENIX (AP) -- In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. Slain Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV took that to heart in his youth as a track star, turning around to cheer on his teammates after he crossed the finish line....

The Latest: Mom: Son killed in Iraq proud to be Navy SEAL
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Latest on a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in a firefight in Iraq (all times local):...

American killed in combat in Iraq was Navy SEAL
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An American serviceman killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group has been identified as a Navy SEAL....

The Latest: Iraqis announce disbanding of Green Zone protest

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on Iraq's political crisis (all times local):...

Iraq says oil exports, revenues increase in April
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq says April crude oil exports have increased by 2.3 percent from the previous month, filling cash-strapped coffers amid an acute economic crisis....

IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The IS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck bombing....

Residents of Iraq's IS-held Fallujah suffer under siege
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Abu Jassim can only afford to provide one meal a day for his seven-member family - usually a stew made of locally grown leafy green vegetables or rice with a small portion of flat bread....

The Latest: Biden leaves Iraq, next stop Rome

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Iraq (all times local):...

Iraqi authorities shut down Al Jazeera's Baghdad bureau
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Al Jazeera Media Network says Iraqi authorities have shut down their bureau in Baghdad and banned its journalists from reporting in the country....

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