Last U.S. Troops Leave As Iraq War Ends

The U.S. military says the last American troops have left Iraq as the nearly nine-year war ends. The final convoy rolled across the border into neighboring Kuwait as day broke on Sunday. Soldiers whooped, bumped fists, and embraced each other in a burst of joy and relief.

Approximately 16,000 security contractors and diplomats will remain for an indefinite amount of time in the region.

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