| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:20 PM
In an email, Debbie Komanski, executive director of Winter Park's Albin Polasek Museum, checked in from the festivities in Prague, Czech Republic.
Komanski and other officials of the Polasek Foundation, which oversees the museum, flew to Prague to attend...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 7:53 AM
ESPN says it has severed its relationship with singer Hank Williams Jr. following controversy over his remarks comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.
"We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams, Jr. We appreciate his contributions over...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:40 AM
A letter from Albert Einstein warning of the persecution of Jews in Germany on the eve of World War II is up for auction in California, with the sale ending Tuesday evening Pacific time.
The physicist writes of the importance of "rescuing our...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Q Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, was killed last week by U.S. Special Forces at a compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. He was shot to death in the raid and then buried at sea.
| 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."...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| Jun 6, 2009
| 12:46 PM
Twenty years after he was nearly detained by American soldiers, Adolf Hitler's private photographer sold his 2,000-print collection to Life magazine.
Hugo Jaeger was one of only a few photographers to use color extensively in the 1930s, and had what Life...
| Jun 20, 2010
Last winter, when Kelly, my teenage son, and I rode trains for a total of 50 hours across France, Germany, Britain and the Low Countries on a frenetic two-week trip (journalistic research for me), we never waited long or walked far to make a connection....
| Jun 6, 2010
Villages in the Bavarian Alps go to sleep early on summer nights. Silence rolls down from the mountaintops along with an eiderdown blanket of fog. A cowbell chimes. A few lights flicker, then go out.
But not this summer in Oberammergau, about 50 miles...
| Mar 30, 2008
While Los Angeles celebrates the arrival of the Dodgers 50 years ago (beach balls! vigorous organ music!), Brooklyn, N.Y., faces the butt end of that anniversary.
This month in 1958, Brooklynites found themselves facing their first 20th century spring...