| Nov 4, 2010
| 2:10 PM
Wilson Middle School students on Thursday paid tribute to the men and women of the armed forces by giving a raucous welcome to several 20th Century war heroes, including a World War II veteran who met Adolf Hitler as an athlete at the 1936 Olympics in...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 2:37 PM
"That's the most beautiful thing — that flag," Helen Harris whispered to me in her thick, Greek accent, as the Boy Scouts hoisted Old Glory last week, on a warm, blustery Veterans Day.
During World War II, Harris had been the official translator...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:47 AM
PARIS -- France's far right-leaning National Front party is threatening to sue after singer Madonna showed a video of party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika superimposed on her forehead during a concert in Paris.
"The images that were projected...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:43 PM
The saddest fact about "Bury the Dead," Irwin Shaw's anti-war play on stage in a thought-provoking production at Theatre UCF, is how relevant it still is.
Shaw wrote his fantastical musing on the waste of life caused by war in 1936, when World War I...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:18 PM
It is safe to say that last week, 99 percent of the people in this country had never heard the name Joseph Kony. That percentage is falling by the second thanks to an organized YouTube, Twitter and Facebook campaign that says as much about the power of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:40 PM
U.S. officials this week turned over a nearly 500-year-old Italian painting that had been stolen during World War II to the descendants of its Jewish owner. The painting, titled "Christ Carrying the Cross Dragged By A Rascal," was created by Italian...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Tony Award-winner Jim Dale will bring his new one man show with music to Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II this June.
“Just Jim Dale,” directed by Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby Jr., will run June 14-17 and June 21-24 on Tickets are $30. (The...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:58 AM
Adolf Hitler's malevolent manifesto, "Mein Kampf," will be published in Germanyagain in 2015, 70 years after it last appeared there in print.
After World War II, publication of "Mein Kampf" ceased. The German state of Bavaria, which owns the copyright,...
| Mar 28, 2012
Two albums used by Adolf Hitler to document priceless pieces of art and furniture stolen by the Nazi's were discovered in private homes and donated to the National Archives. This is a huge find. These albums were in the hands of Hitler during World...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 2:51 PM
VIENNA (Reuters) - The tombstone marking the grave of Adolf Hitler's parents was removed from an Austrian cemetery this week to deter neo-Nazi commemorations of the German dictator.
The owner of the grave in Leonding - an unidentified woman that Austrian...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Miami Marlins manager, Ozzie Guillen, has caused one hell of an uproar.
In a Time Magazine article, Guillen said, "I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, yet he’s still there."...