Noble: Claire Marinello, for her tremendous success with "Operation Cookie," which sent more than 14,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to troops in Iraq.
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Rockets and mortars pounded Baghdad's U.S.-protected Green Zone yesterday, and a suicide car bomber struck an Iraqi army post in the northern city of Mosul in a surge of attacks that killed more than 50 people nationwide.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers north of Baghdad yesterday, pushing the U.S. death toll in the five-year conflict to nearly 4,000.
Protests marking the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war yesterday included no Hollywood stars and drew only a fraction of the tens of thousands that typically come to the nation's capital for war protests.
President Bush yesterday said he will push for the republic of Georgia to be admitted to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization at the group's summit in Romania next month, after meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili at the White House.
China yesterday scrambled to contain the global fallout from days of bloody clashes in Tibet, as protests around the globe put the spotlight on Beijing's human rights record just months before it hosts the Olympic Games.