JERUSALEM — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early today and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s president said today that health workers found “many sick people and corpses” during a three-day lockdown of the country, which is battling an unprecedented Ebola outbreak.
WASHINGTON — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said today. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.”
EAST WENATCHEE — Pep band playing, cheerleaders dancing, Eastmont High School held its grand reopening Monday night with a “Wow, this is great,” and “Whew, I’m glad that’s over,” ribbon-cutting celebration.