Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He was 85.
Justin the kitten was brought in last week with burns across his entire body. The nonprofit Animal Alliance of New Jersey is trying to raise funds to help cover Justin’s care.
With violent protests sweeping through some 20 countries, it was a grim President Obama who went to Andrews Air Force Base to accept the remains of former Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans.
This past weekend another burned dog was brought in to Crown Veterinary Specialists for life-saving treatment. It’s the seventh such burn victim, all from Philadelphia.
Omar Audi is a typical nine-year-old, except that he’s battling a deadly disease – and soon, he may be forced to do it alone, as his parents face deportation.
Gadi Yarkoni was an Israeli soldier blinded in Lebanon years ago. He will run alongside Noach Braun, the founder of the first Guide Dog Center in Israel, to raise money for the center.