Briefing

HUAI'AN, CHINA China will keep one-child policy for another decade

TEHRAN Iranians to vote for eighth parliament since 1979 revolution

NORTON SOUND, ALASKA Defending champion and cancer survivor wins Iditarod race

NEW YORK CITY Bomb explodes in Times Square

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. Space shuttle Endeavour makes a rare nighttime launch

MILITARY SPENDING

Iraq Expenses

New estimates show the cost of the war may reach $12 billion a month this year. Economists Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Blimes estimate that U.S. spending in Iraq could get to $2.7 trillion overall--or more--by 2017. Here are some of the reasons:

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