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Warsaw (Poland)

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  • Poland asks: should a doctor serve God, or patients?

    Poland asks: should a doctor serve God, or patients?
    In April this year, a pregnant woman asked Professor Bogdan Chazan, director of Warsaw's Holy Family Hospital, for an abortion because her own physician had diagnosed her unborn child with grave health problems. Chazan sent the woman a letter saying he...
  • Outside forces help stoke anti-Roma tension in Polish town

    ANDRYCHOW Poland (Reuters) - The Roma have never got on particularly well with their neighbors in this Polish town, but they cannot remember things being as bad as they are now. What has changed is that radical nationalists showed up in Andrychow last...
  • Sunrise woman accused of stealing $32,600 in jewelry

    Sunrise woman accused of stealing $32,600 in jewelry
    A Sunrise woman is accused of stealing $32,600 worth of jewelry from her mother to feed a drug habit, police said. Jennifer Gayle Warsaw, 31, was arrested Monday and charged with larceny between $10,000 and $50,000 from a person over 65 years of age,...
  • Eleven people feared killed in Polish plane crash

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Eleven people were feared killed on Saturday after a plane taking them on a parachute jump crashed in southern Poland shortly after take off, spokespeople for emergency medical services and fire services said. One man in his forties...
  • A visitor from Amerika

    He had returned; just as he promised two years ago, the day he left us. Who could forget that day? He walked out of Shtetle Grinz at the head of a procession of friends and villagers — almost a third of the small village. They walked two miles...
  • 'Ida' is breathtaking, powerful

    What would you do if you were a young woman about to become a Catholic nun and you found out you actually were of Jewish heritage? Such is the dilemma facing 18-year-old Anna, the main character in the movie "Ida," which premieres this week in theaters...
  • Critics attack soldier swap

    Critics attack soldier swap
    The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders from U.S. custody took only minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
  • Obama workout video goes viral; Secret Service says gym was secure

    Obama workout video goes viral; Secret Service says gym was secure
    President Obama is getting burned for feeling the burn. The president woke up in Belgium on Thursday to find images of his morning workout — puffy cheeks, squinty eyes and all — splashed across papers and websites on two continents. Someone,...
  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • Obama praises Chicago's Polish connection in Warsaw speech

    Obama praises Chicago's Polish connection in Warsaw speech
    When President Barack Obama appeared in Warsaw, Poland today to speak at the ceremony for the 25th Anniversary of Freedom Day, he couldn’t help but brag a little about his hometown. In fact, right after he acknowledged the dignitaries there with...
  • Obama offers military help to eastern European allies

    Obama offers military help to eastern European allies
    President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to beef up military support for eastern European members of the NATO alliance who fear they could be next in the firing line after the Kremlin's intervention in Ukraine. Under fire from critics at home who say his...