Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 328th day of 2020. There are 38 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 23,...

Confrontation at German coronavirus protest goes viral

BERLIN (AP) — A video went viral Sunday in Germany of a confrontation at a coronavirus protest, where a young woman compared herself to a famous Nazi resistance fighter and then was accused by a secur...

Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men previously charged with conspiring to make and sell illegal firearms also discussed shooting protesters after scouting a Black Lives Matter rally and had participate...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 2000, lawyers for Al Gore and Georg...

Germany marks 75th anniversary of landmark Nuremberg trials

BERLIN (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, the dock of Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice was packed with some of the most nefarious figures of the 20th Century: Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess,...

German prosecutors seek life for Yom Kippur attacker

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors called Wednesday for a court to impose a life sentence on a 28-year-old right-wing extremist who attacked a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle last year, killing t...

CNN's Amanpour regrets equating Trump with Nazi assault

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Christiane Amanpour says she regrets equating President Donald Trump's tenure to Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews in Nazi Germany seen historically as the Holocaust's launch. ...

Syrians seek justice for war crimes in Europe’s courts

Syrian refugees in Europe are using creative legal approaches to find justice through European courts. The cases have ranged from going after companies that shipped chemicals to Syria that could be us...

White supremacist sentenced to 2 years in bomb plot case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A white supremacist who told an undercover FBI agent about his plans to firebomb a synagogue or attack a Las Vegas bar catering to LGBTQ customers was sentenced Friday to two years in...

White separatist who spewed racial hatred dead at 82

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Metzger, the notorious former Ku Klux Klan leader who rose to prominence in the 1980s while promoting white separatism and stoking racial violence, has died at age 82. ...

German court OKs police cadet's expulsion over Nazi concerns

BERLIN (AP) — An German appeals court has upheld the decision of the state of Brandenburg to expel a police academy cadet for using Nazi-related terminology during a class exercise on using the phonet...

Germany: Thieves steal €6.5 million in cash from Emmerich customs office

German investigators said Wednesday they had begun a search for suspects who stole €6.5 million ($7.6 million) in cash last week from a customs office in Emmerich. Police said in a statement the...

Berlin bids farewell to Tegel airport after 60 years

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin bid farewell Sunday to the German capital's central Tegel airport, beloved by some and reviled by others, as it shifts all air traffic to a new hub on the outskirts of the city. ...

Dutch Protestant Church admits failing Jews in World War II

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Protestant Church made a far-reaching recognition of guilt Sunday for its failure to do more to help Jews during and after World War II and even for the church’...

Virus-hit Paris bookshop Shakespeare & Co appeals for help

PARIS (AP) — Shakespeare and Company, the iconic Paris bookstore that published James Joyce’s “Ulysses” in 1922, is appealing to readers for support after pandemic-linked losses and France's spring lo...