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Bomb Kills at Least 50 at Iraqi Police Station

A truck bomb kills more than 50 people at a police station south of Baghdad Tuesday, wounding at least 75 others. The blast struck as civilians lined up at the building to apply for jobs. No American deaths have been reported. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and James Hider of The Times of London.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.