A high-level delegation of Muslim religious leaders visited Auschwitz on Thursday along with a Jewish group in what organizers called “the most senior Islamic leadership delegation" to visit the site of a Nazi German death camp.
By Associated Press
World leaders will gather twice over the next several days to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most notorious of Nazi Germany’s death camps.
By Vanessa Gera, Aron Heller, Associated Press
It's been 30 years since one of the 20th century's biggest historic events: the fall of the Berlin Wall. Although the East German dictatorship subsequently collapsed, cultural and political divisions remain, more than a generation after reunification. Special correspondent Malcolm…
By Malcolm Brabant
This first episode of “Sesame Street” — sponsored by the letters W, S and E and the numbers 2 and 3 — aired in the fall of 1969. The show was designed by education professionals and child psychologists with one goal: to…
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
By Hari Sreenivasan
November marks the 50th anniversary of public television’s “Sesame Street," a cultural landmark widely praised for its approach to children’s programming. But beyond the songs and fun, "Sesame Street" does some serious work for those in need, providing special support…
By Jeffrey Brown, Courtney Norris
It’s been 50 years since Woodstock made music history. The groundbreaking festival is seen today as a nexus of freedom, drugs and rock and roll -- and as a defining symbol of 1960s counter-culture, idealism and anti-war sentiment. Jeffrey Brown…
Six years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a new report from The Hartford Courant paints a chilling picture of the killer, who who struggled with loneliness, disdain for humanity and multiple psychiatric problems. William Brangham…
By Justin Scuiletti
Eighty lucky Monopoly players in France will find themselves pulling in the dough -- and not in the play money variety.
By Megan Thompson
A three-day anniversary event kicked off Friday at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, where Garrison Keillor first broadcast "A Prairie Home Companion" on July 6, 1974. Back then, there were about 12 people in the audience. Today the show…
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