Iraq-U.S. Casualties

Another U.S. death in Iraq raises the total to 79 for the month.

Already, October had been the deadliest month this year for U.S. troops in Iraq -- surpassing the April total of 76 deaths.

The military says the latest victim is a Marine who was killed in fighting in Anbar province west of Baghdad.

The Marine died yesterday from his wounds.

With more than a week left in the month, October is on course to be the deadliest month for American service members in two years.