Photo of Dennis Trudeau, a WWII veteran

D-Day Veterans Revisit Normandy, Recall Horror and Triumph

Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper's bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier's hand, so he knew he was not alone. Across three quarters of a century, the old veterans remember that epic day on the beaches of ...
Photo of Jewish grave stones in Germany

Germany: Merkel Warns of Modern Racism on Kristallnacht 80th

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's main Jewish leader warned against tolerating modern-day anti-Semitism and racism as they marked the 80th anniversary Friday of the Nazis' anti-Jewish Kristallnacht, or "Night of Broken Glass," pogrom. On Nov. ...
Photo of VW Beetles at an annual gathering of the "Beetle club"

VW to Stop Making Iconic Beetle Next Summer

DETROIT — After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle. "I would say 'never say never.' " — Hinrich Woebcken, VW of America CEO when asked if the Beetle would ever be revived The com...
Photo of German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during 2018 World Cup

Fans’ Anti-Gay Chants Stain Mexico’s World Cup Win

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — International soccer's ruling body has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's historic 1-0 win over Germany. Some Mexican supporters chanted the slur when Germany goalke...