CNN’s Amanpour Regrets Equating Trump With Nazi Assault

NEW YORK — 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. A prominent Jewish organization criticized Amanpour for her remar...

A’s Coach Apologizes for Apparent Nazi Salute

OAKLAND — Oakland Athletics bench coach Ryan Christenson has apologized for raising his arm during a postgame celebration in what looked like a Nazi salute. “I made a mistake and will not deny it. Today in t...
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On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Friends Meet Students

AMSTERDAM — For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank's 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. Enjoying movies and cookies at Anne's apartment meant "we didn...
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Holocaust Survivor Says Teens in Swastika Photo Apologized

NEWPORT BEACH — The high school party took an ugly turn. Drink cups were used to form a crude swastika. Nazi salutes flashed. Cameras clicked. On Thursday, the stepsister of Anne Frank visited privately with students who attended the party and described an ...
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Holocaust Survivor Faces Evil, Cheats Death for Second Time

PITTSBURGH — Sitting in the handicapped lane outside Tree of Life synagogue, Judah Samet watched as a plainclothes officer traded gunfire with the man at the temple door. He was caught in a crossfire and, yet, instead of ducking down, he craned his neck to get...