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Most of Fallujah in U.S. Hands, Military Says

The U.S. military says it controls about 80 percent of Fallujah after six days of fighting. Marines are conducting a house-by-house search for insurgents still hiding in the Iraqi city. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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Anne Garrels
Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.