How Muslims in Albania Saved Jews From the Holocaust

Most anywhere else in Nazi-occupied Europe, a run-in with authorities by a Jewish family probably would have resulted in severe malnutrition, eventual starvation, or execution. Not so in Albania. Following the German occupation in 1943, the Albanian populat...
Photo of UNESCO logo during the 39th session

US, Israel Exit UN Cultural Agency, Claiming Bias

PARIS — The United States and Israel have officially quit the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency — the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization...
Photo of George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush

Washington to Pay Respects, Bid Farewell to George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON — George H.W. Bush is ready to embark on his final journey to Washington as the nation salutes the 41st president for his lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with four years as president and was characterized th...

This Video Brings the Cost of Freedom Close to Home

Since 2013, Central Valley Honor Flight has been thanking area veterans by providing them with expense-paid trips to visit America's service memorials in Washington, D.C. To date, more than 700 World War II ...
D-Day Omaha Beach

A Quiz on D-Day and World War II

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. What followed is considered by some the most significant military invasion of all time. Known as D-Day, the battles that ensued secured a bea...
D-Day Omaha Beach

A Quiz on D-Day and World War II

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. What followed is considered by some the most significant military invasion of all time. Known as D-Day, the battles that ensued secured a bea...

Central Valley Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story

This Thursday (April 12), the world recognizes Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. For Ephraim Hadjis of Madera, it is a time of horror he will never forget. Hadjis was born in Greece. He thinks it was 1943, making him 75 years old today. But, in truth,...