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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig

    Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane. For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
  • Critic's Notebook: Essays tiptoe up to grab us unawares

    Critic's Notebook: Essays tiptoe up to grab us unawares
    Essays sneak up on us. They are — or often feel — accidental: the record of a writer wrestling with an idea, an observation, a slice of experience, of a writer figuring it out. They have a conditional quality, as if they could go in any...
  • John Williams and Steven Spielberg mark 40 years of collaboration

    John Williams and Steven Spielberg mark 40 years of collaboration
    The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...
  • Lamont Johnson dies at 88; Emmy-winning director honored for his TV work

    Lamont Johnson dies at 88; Emmy-winning director honored for his TV work
    Lamont Johnson, an Emmy-winning director who was honored for his work on the TV programs " Gore Vidal's Lincoln" and "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" during a wide-ranging career in television, film and theater, died of congestive heart failure at his...
  • Jack Tramiel dies at 83; founder of Commodore computers

    Jack Tramiel dies at 83; founder of Commodore computers
    Jack Tramiel, the tough and aggressive Commodore International founder who brought millions of people into the world of personal computers in the late 1970s and early '80s with his low-cost PCs, has died. He was 83. Tramiel, who lived in Monte Sereno,...
  • Henryk Gorecki dies at 76; composer of 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'

    Henryk Gorecki dies at 76; composer of 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'
    Henryk Gorecki, a Polish composer famous for his Third Symphony, also known as the "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs," died Friday following a serious illness. He was 76. Gorecki (pronounced Go-RET-ski) died in the cardiology ward at a hospital in his home...
  • Ron Paul learns what happens to candidates who embrace religious extremists

     
    Famous religious sophists have a track record of producing deservedly embarrasing soundbites. It's practically their job....
  • Late Night: Stephen Colbert converts dead Mormons to Judaism

     
    Stephen Colbert proposes a novel solution to the controversy the Mormon Church's posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victims....
  • French council throws out legislation on genocide denial

     
    A new, controversial French law meant to punish deniers of 1915 mass killings of Armenians was thrown out by the country’s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, but President Nicolas Sarkozy said a new version would be drafted for approval....
  • Jews urge Germany to protect practice of circumcision

     
    Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights NGO are urging German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bundestag leaders to take immediate legislative steps to ensure the rights of Jews and Muslims to continue the age-old practice of...
  • Nazi letter protected Jewish man who once served with Hitler

     
    A Jewish commander who had served with Adolf Hitler during the First World War was spared for a time, even as his sister and millions of other Jews were murdered in Nazi Germany, thanks to a letter saying the Fuhrer wanted him to be protected, a German...
  • Cambodia after the killing fields

    Cambodia after the killing fields
    A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...