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  It’s impossible not to stare at Kim Dillenbeck’s dog Pig. Born in Atlanta with severe deformities and adopted by the Alabama woman, the 8-month-old mutt has gangly legs, a body that appears to have been chopped in half and no neck. Pig...

It’s a frog, it’s a gorilla? No, it’s Pig the dog

Updated: 6/22/2014 03:53 PM

  Friends on Sunday mourned a well-known outdoors writer and photographer who had been missing for three days in Mount Rainier National Park before searchers said they recovered a body of a woman. The National Park Service said it will be up to the...

Friends mourn hiker who ‘showed us the way’

Updated: 6/22/2014 06:15 PM

  Iran’s top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday he is against US intervention in neighboring Iraq, where Islamic extremists and Sunni militants opposed to Tehran have seized a number of towns and cities, the official IRNA news agency...

Iran’s top leader opposes U.S. intervention in Iraq

Updated: 6/22/2014 09:29 AM

  Sunni militants on Sunday captured two border crossings, one along the frontier with Jordan and the other with Syria, security and military officials said, as they pressed on with their offensive in one of Iraq’s most restive regions. The...

Iraqi militants seize 2 more border crossings

Updated: 6/22/2014 03:36 PM

  President Barack Obama, in charting a new phase of American military engagement in Iraq, pledges that his war-weary country will not be “dragged back” into a lengthy conflict or become ensnarled in “mission creep.” But...

Obama’s test: Try to avoid ‘mission creep’ in Iraq

Updated: 6/22/2014 09:29 AM

  South Korean troops on Sunday exchanged fire with a runaway soldier who was surrounded in a forest after he killed five comrades near his North Korea border outpost, and brought in his parents to persuade him to surrender, a defense official said.

Runaway S. Korean soldier who killed 5 surrounded

Updated: 6/22/2014 04:01 PM

  When a child goes missing in this central Ugandan district, villagers beat drums into a pulsing rhythm that sends rescuers scampering through bushes. Others, riding motorcycles, try to block exit routes. In response to the kidnappings and ritual...

Ugandans drum alarms to rescue abducted children

Updated: 6/22/2014 09:29 AM

  Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly expressed support Sunday for Ukraine’s declaration of a cease-fire in its battle against pro-Russian separatists and called on both sides to negotiate a compromise.

Russia’s Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine

Updated: 6/22/2014 03:57 PM

  State funding totaling $400,000 will help pay for an estimated $1.4 million road reconstruction project next year near Mead Junior High School.

State funds secured for Elk Grove road project

Updated: 6/22/2014 04:11 PM

  Husband and wife team Jim and Jenna Barton of Belvidere have been trying to revitalize Elgin’s BMX track since they took over as operators in the fall. Scoring the upcoming appearance of Donny Robinson, the 2008 BMX Olympic bronze...

New Elgin BMX track operators hope to revitalize, attract riders

Updated: 6/22/2014 04:14 PM

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