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Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars and later helped to bring attention to the Black pilots who had battled racism at home to fight ...

Neo-Nazi gets 7 years for threats to reporters, activists

SEATTLE (AP) — A Neo-Nazi who helped lead a campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison — the longest prison term hande...

Israel lawmaker under fire for remarks on West Bank settlers

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli deputy minister was under fire Thursday for calling residents of an unauthorized West Bank settlement outpost “subhuman,” sparking an outcry that underscored the fra...

Austrian Holocaust survivor "Mrs. Gertrude" dies at 94

BERLIN (AP) — The Holocaust survivor Gertrude Pressburger, who became famous during Austria's 2016 presidential campaign with a video message in which “Mrs. Gertrude” warned of hatred and exclusion tr...

Ukraine nationalists march to honor wartime partisan leader

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian nationalists held a torchlight march in the capital of Kyiv to mark the birthday of Stepan Bandera, the leader of a rebel militia that fought alongside Nazi ...

3rd-tier soccer game abandoned in Germany after racist abuse

DUISBURG, Germany (AP) — A third-division soccer game in Germany was abandoned Sunday due to racist abuse directed at a visiting player. Referee Nicolas Winter initially stopped the ...

Report: 11 executions in 2021 mark three-decade low

CHICAGO (AP) — States and the federal government carried out 11 executions this year, the fewest since 1988, as support for the death penalty has continued to decline. That's accordi...

Dutch judge: Remove tweets comparing unvaccinated to Jews

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered Dutch right-wing populist lawmaker Thierry Baudet to take down four tweets in which he drew comparisons between coronavirus lockdown measures...

How a Kennedy built an anti-vaccine juggernaut amid COVID-19

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Robert F. Kennedy Jr. strode onto the stage at a Southern California church, radiating Kennedy confidence and surveying the standing ovation crowd with his piercing blue Bobby ...

Taiwan's 'alliance of shared values' and Nicaragua

In President Tsai’s first inaugural speech in 2016 she stated: “Taiwan has been a model citizen in global civil society. Since our democratization, we have persisted in upholding the un...

Germany vows solidarity with Poland in Belarus border fight

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany's new foreign minister voiced solidarity Friday with Poland while also calling for humanitarian treatment of migrants and refugees stuck near the country's border with Be...

Swiss museum to give up more works from Gurlitt art trove

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum to which the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt bequeathed an art trove he amassed at his home said Friday it will relinquish ownership of works where no specific evidence h...

US Navy commissions Pearl Harbor-based USS Daniel Inouye

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Wednesday commissioned the USS Daniel Inouye, named after the long-serving U.S. senator from Hawaii and decorated World War II veteran. I...

US Navy commissions Pearl Harbor-based USS Daniel Inouye

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Wednesday commissioned the USS Daniel Inouye, named after the long-serving U.S. senator from Hawaii and decorated World War II veteran. I...

Finland arrests 5 over far-right terror plot

Five men suspected of planning a far-right motivated bomb and gun attack have been arrested, Finnish police said on Friday. The men are from the southwestern municipality of Kankaanpaa and were born ...