News Obituaries

Obituary / James C. Bailey: World War II flyer who ran family coffee business

James C. Bailey escorted the first aerial photographers over Nagasaki, Japan, and helped his family run Breakfast Cheer Coffee Co.

Obituary / Areta Kalogeras: North Hills marching band director wanted students to 'strive for excellence'

Areta Kalogeras insisted her band students be not just great musicians, but great people.

Obituary: Timothy Menees / Former journalist and baseball writer

He is remembered as a good guy who loved to write about sports, handled a night beat with enthusiasm and strived for progressive causes.



Episcopal bishop urges action on racial inequality

Bishop McConnell issued “A Pastoral Letter on Race,” decrying racial oppression and suggesting ways society could move toward

Supreme Court to hear case on execution drugs

The challenge focuses on Oklahoma, even though the justices declined last week to stop an execution there that used the contested chemicals.



ISIS video claims beheading of one Japanese hostage

A Japanese hostage captured by Islamic State militants was said to have been killed.

Saudi king buried as new ruler sets succession

King Salman moved quickly after Friday’s burial of the late ruler, Abdullah, to put a younger generation of his family closer to the throne.



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