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...

Spat over WWII brothels shows Japan's trouble facing past

TOKYO (AP) — A journalist close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has defended her view that South Korean women who were sent into Japanese WWII military brothels were not sex slaves, accusing a liberal-le...

Japanese PM Abe lays wreath in Australia city bombed in WWII

SYDNEY (AP) — Shinzo Abe has become the first prime minister of Japan to visit Darwin since the northern Australian city was bombed by Japanese forces in World War II. He arrived for...

WWII pilot's remains coming home, set for Arlington burial

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II are coming home. The Defense Department's POW...

Norway honors US woman who tended to WWII sailors' graves

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — The Norwegian government has awarded an American woman a commemorative medal for her work caring for the graves of Norwegian sailors who died during World War II while in ups...

The Latest: Suspect in fatal Kansas hoax call pleads guilty

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man (all times local): 4 p.m. A Californ...