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Israel's Ariel Sharon, in Coma Since 2006, Dead at 85

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at a hospital near Tel Aviv. He was 85.He had been in a coma since 2006, after suffering a massive stroke.President Barack Obama and other world leaders sent condolence messages to Israel and to Mr. Sharon's family. Palestinians who had seen the former minister as a bitter enemy rejoiced at the news of his death. Sheba Medical Center Director Shlomo Noy says Mr. Sharon died "in peace" on Saturday with his family at his side,...

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