Colorado woman among 1st WWII female pilots dies at 96

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs woman who was among the first women to fly for the U.S. military during World War II has died at age 96. Bill Young told The Gazette...

High court won't hear lawsuit over art seized during WWII

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heirs of a renowned Jewish art collector won't be able use U.S courts to sue Hungary's government for the return of paintings seized during World War II that are worth millions. ...

Taiwan's birthrate plunges to an 8-year low in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With only 181,601 births last year, Taiwan's birthrate dropped to an eight-year low in 2018, announced the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) on Sunday (Jan. 6). According t...

Painting stolen in WWII is heading from US to Ukraine

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A painting that was stolen in World War II and found in a Connecticut home is being returned to an art museum in Ukraine. Court records filed Thursday by U.S...

Granddaughter works to save Barry Goldwater photo collection

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In Alison Goldwater Ross' earliest memories of her grandfather Barry Goldwater, there's always a 35mm camera hanging from his neck. The senator photographed ...

Review: 'Welcome to Marwen' is a fantastic misstep

Eighteen years ago, a man named Mark Hogencamp was brutally beaten by five men outside of a bar in Kingston, New York. The assault put him in a coma for over a week and left him with permanent brain d...

Russian policeman injured after discovering WWII land mine

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police say an off-duty Russian police lieutenant has been hospitalized after a World War II-era land mine exploded on the side of a highway. Police say the offic...

Massachusetts pilot who crashed during WWII accounted for

BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot from Massachusetts whose plane crashed during World War II has been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday ...

WWII pilot's remains interred at Arlington, along with son's

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II have been laid to rest. The Tribune Review reports the rem...

Pentagon IDs 1st of 27 Tuskegee Airmen missing from WWII

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pentagon says the remains of a New York pilot killed during World War II are the first of the 27 Tuskegee Airmen still listed as missing in action to be identified. ...

WWII vet, social activist Harry Leslie Smith dies at 95

LONDON (AP) — British World War II veteran and political activist Harry Leslie Smith has died. He was 95. His son John said on Twitter that Smith died Wednesday morning. He had been ...

Dutch rail company to pay reparations for WWII deportations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch national railway company says it will set up a commission to investigate how it can pay individual reparations for its role in mass deportations of Jews by Nazi...

AP Explains: Dispute between Seoul, Tokyo over WWII brothels

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's decision to dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels has thrown ...

100-year-old WWII veteran awarded French Legion of Honor

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The French government has awarded its highest honor to a 100-year-old Kentucky man who fought in World War II. Retired Lt. Col. William Pollard was awarded the ...

WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — A group that organizes vintage fighter plane rides for veterans says a passenger who was killed when a World War II-era aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pil...