Sally Margaret Short

...grave.With thousands of others, Sally and her siblings were evacuated from London and from her family to escape the German attack on civilian urban populations. But the war ended and with British humor and a stage front presence, the family bounced back...
Coast Guard rescues heart attack victim near Juneau

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a man who was "experiencing symptoms of a heart attack" near Juneau on Wednesday.According to an email from the Coast Guard's public affairs office in Juneau, a small-boat crew...
Iran deal defenders deliver petition to delegation

...called EFPs, or explosively formed projectiles.Those weapons were employed against U.S. and allied soldiers in roadside attacks."To this day," Sullivan wrote, "I loathe and deeply distrust the leadership of the country that was responsible for...
My Turn: The Alaska Constitution is worth defending

...Walker's Medicaid expansion. Arguing against the system of laws is a tough assignment, so their arguments drifted into emotional attacks and adorable pricks.Medicaid expansion via executive order is a gubernatorial power expansion, so the question at hand for...
Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...along Saturday's Beat The Odds route. Putnam uses chemotherapy, but not for cancer. She has an auto immune disease that attacks healthy tissue instead of bacteria."It is not letting a disease win," Putnam said. "It is getting out and supporting...
Rape conviction poses troubling questions for college football

...a defensive end who has never suited up for the Bears, was convicted of second-degree sexual assault in an October 2013 attack on a Baylor soccer player.The details were revealed in a Waco courtroom with the punishment phase conducted on Friday, when...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 24

...and 10-game suspension by the league for the Jan. 6, 1988 attack on Toronto's Luke Richardson, is believed to be the first NHL player to receive a jail term for an on-ice attack of another player.1996 - Hsieh Chin-hsiung sets a Little...
Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...thwarted a suicide bomb attack on a large mosque...multiple planned attacks on other mosques...manufactured shells to attack Iraqi peshmerga forces...28."The three attacks are the first documented...Hassakeh.In the Iraq attack, Islamic State forces...The findings on the attacks in Syria were confirmed...
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Calmer weather helps crews fighting Western wildfires

Fire crews stepped up their attack Monday against wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes and forced hundreds to flee in Western states.Calmer weather on...
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After deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist By DANIEL ESTRIN

...the July 31 arson attack, but it has accused...redemption" through attacks on Christian sites...following two deadly attacks by extremists. The attack that killed 18-month-old...before the church attack, Ettinger called on his blog for more attacks on Christian religious...
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