| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Fliers promoting the American Nazi Party and Ku Klux Klan were posted on cars in a La Grange Road shopping center parking lot around noon Monday, Orland Park police said.
A woman shopping at Michaels at 15102 S. La Grange Rd. brought a flier she'd found...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:23 AM
President Obama and European allies on Thursday threatened additional sanctions in the coming weeks if Russia “continues provocations” in Ukraine, as the president warned against letting the West’s hard line against Moscow “drift.&...
| Jun 13, 2014
Every year around Father's Day, I recall several personal stories my father, now long gone, told me during our trip to the Normandy battlefield 30 years ago. Since this summer is the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Europe in World War II, the...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:00 AM
"All the Light We Cannot See" is a World War II novel about children, the kind of undertaking that requires a lot of work to rise above emotional manipulation. For the first hundred or so pages, the book seems to rely on ready signifiers of heartbreak and...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Pro-Russia gunmen occupying Ukrainian government buildings in the volatile eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have summoned the local populations to vote Sunday on whether to seek “autonomy” from the government in Kiev, a divisive...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:37 PM
In a surprise twist to an already complicated art tale, Cornelius Gurlitt, who died on Tuesday at 81, has left art from his previously hidden stash of hundreds of works to a museum in Switzerland.
The Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland said on its...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.”
| May 24, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Bob Thomas was just 18 when he was sent to join up with Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army in Europe, where he fought at the Battle of the Bulge and the Ardennes Forest. Later, as a member of the Monuments Men, he helped rescue cultural treasures stolen...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Vladimir Putin, with the aid of his vast propaganda machinery, has convinced many Russians that the interim government in Ukraine is expressly Nazi and fascist. And while there were some neo-Nazi goons among the protesters who brought down the corrupt...
| Apr 27, 2014
In the spring of 1939, on the eve of the Holocaust, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out on a highly unlikely mission. The handsome lawyer and his stylish wife left their two young children and their comfortable home near Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:47 AM
I walked 20 paces into the sea, turned around and looked back at the beach, Omaha Beach.
Lying in peaceful repose in the warm Normandy sunshine, the beach was breathtakingly beautiful. The only sound that August day was the rhythmic lapping of gentle...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Cuando la liberación de Europa comenzó hace siete décadas, Rico Pace de West Hartford fue atrapado en Omaha Beach según pequeños trozos de metralla de su casco.
En la gama de barcos del U.S. Navy en la orilla cubierta de humo, Armand Jolly de Pomfret...