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Israel's Sharon Dies at 85

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died from complications associated with a massive stroke he suffered eight years ago. He was 85. Israeli news reports say Sharon died Saturday at a hospital near Tel Aviv. President Barack Obama and other world leaders sent condolence messages to Israel and to Sharon's family. Palestinians who had seen the former minister as a bitter enemy rejoiced at the news of his death. Sharon served as prime minister from 2001 until 2006,...

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