Badri Alavi

...by her son, Mehdi, and is survived by her husband, Ali Akbar, daughters, Laleh, Zari (Farrokh), and sons, Mahmood (Edina) and Hossain (Susan). She was a caring individual and generously helped all those whom she met. She enjoyed traveling...

Serena Williams recovers from fall to win at Australian Open

...court and needed a medical timeout in the first set for treatment on her right ankle. Once she got up, it was all over for Edina Gallovits-Hall.Williams routed Gallovits-Hall 6-0, 6-0 in the first round of the Australian Open early today despite...

TV comedy embraces and spoofs fashion sense

...a sometimes-bizarre spectacle. Add Edina and Patsy from Absolutely Fabulous into...the intention of finding inspiration. Edina, played by Jennifer Saunders, needs a...quasi-celebrities, like high-priced foundation. And Edina's and Patsy's champagne-swilling...

Life & style
Blitz ties Hurst for lead

EDINA, Minn. --- Gathering clouds gave way to sunshine, the first of many surprises...inside 10 feet, and four of them were inside 2 feet. WIE'S 81 INCLUDES 9 EDINA, Minn. --- Michelle Wie climbed three steps onto a platform, preparing...

Puckett back home after car crash

EDINA, Minn. -- Kirby Puckett, who retired from baseball after glaucoma left...Safety. Puckett was held for observation at Fairview-Southdale Hospital in Edina and was released before 8 a.m. Monday, a nursing supervisor said. "He's...

Other sports
Trying time for Ochoa

EDINA, Minn. --- Lorena Ochoa can make it look so easy. She already has done more in five months than most players accomplish in...

A major player no more

EDINA, Minn. --- Morgan Pressel, one of only six Americans to win an LPGA major this decade, had finished her week at Interlachen...

Americans take back Solheim Cup

EDINA, Minn. -- The comeback kids brought the Solheim Cup back to America on Sunday. Led by Wendy Ward's amazing effort against...

Rookie's inspiring story not finished

EDINA, Minn. --- Stacy Lewis is making her professional debut one to remember. Nineteen days after she turned pro, Lewis showed...

'Tarnished Eye' mirrors real-life slayings

EDINA, Minn. - Judith Guest's first book, Ordinary People, has brought her "one birthday present after the next," including...