The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil is now on display at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. It includes the original 192 memorial plaques from the Kandahar Airfield Cenotaph. The memorial vigil will be open for public viewing from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 2 and from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 to Sept. 6.
In an interview with The Associated Press, an American video journalist described the fear he felt when medical workers appeared at his bedside in the heavy duty gear needed to prevent the spread of the deadly infection.
Fans, many wearing red and waving Canadian flags, paid their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent as part of a poignant ceremony prior to the Senators' game against the New Jersey Devils in Ottawa on Saturday.
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.
Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.