| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:43 AM
BERLIN (AP) — A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II,...
| Jan 14, 2013
The Polish have long been one of the largest immigrant groups in Chicago. They worked in the stockyards and steel mills, and helped make Chicago the city it is today. And so when a Chicago Tribune editor heard Polish immigrants had begun to move back to...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:49 AM
A military prosecutor in Poland attempted to take his own life Monday by shooting himself in the head after wrapping a news conference on the plane crash that killed the country's president.
According to reports, Mikolaj Przybyl shot himself inside his...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Poland is important to many Chicago-area residents, but what does Chicago mean to Poland? Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski stayed a day past the official NATO summit to visit Polish-Americans and the Chicago Tribune editorial board Tuesday. During...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:23 PM
When you live in Indiana, you hear Kentucky jokes. In Maryland, they are about West Virginia. When you’re Polish, it doesn’t matter where you live — you are the brunt of jokes. I want to dispel the idea that this nationality is worthy of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON -- There is one point in the current presidential campaign about which both President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney agree: that the central issue is the role of the federal government. Should its powers be used aggressively to...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:45 PM
At last conflicting reports, Hosni Mubarak was suspended somewhere between life and death, just as the Egyptian dictator's last precarious year has been spent somewhere between justice and only political justice. Egypt itself still hangs somewhere between...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:15 AM
The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history.
PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland
Located about a...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:18 AM
NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 11:13 PM
Harry Eisen, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who founded Norco Ranch Inc. in western Riverside County in the 1950s and built it into one of the state's leading egg producers, processors and distributors, has died. He was 95.
Eisen died July 19 of...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
There are always contradictions within campaigns. One of the accusations leveled by Republicans against Barack Obama is that he is too “European,” and that he embraces a “European socialist vision” for America. He’s even...