http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091027/ap_on_re_as/as_afghanistan]October deadliest month for US in Afghan war (AP) [/URL]



AP - Roadside bombs — the biggest killer of U.S. soldiers — claimed eight more American lives Tuesday, driving the U.S. death toll to a record level for the third time in four months as President Barack Obama nears a decision on a new strategy for the troubled war.