In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama praised the Paris climate agreement, set to take effect next month, as “the best possible shot to save the one planet that we’ve got.” Also, the United Nations Security Council agreed that Antonio…
By PBS NewsHour
Eli Wiesel's writing illuminated the horrors of the Holocaust and explored questions of Jewish identity in the years that followed.
By Corinne Segal
Today a trial began in Germany for a 94-year-old man who worked as a guard at Auschwitz during World War II.
By Ross Sylvestri
In our news wrap Tuesday, blizzard conditions hit parts of southeastern New England with deep snow and high winds. Also, the Islamic State released a new threat to kill a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot.
By PBS NewsHour
Maria Stroinska was 12 when she was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz. Imre Varsanyi was 14 and the only member of his family to survive. Zofia Wareluk was born in the camp, two weeks before thousands of…
By Saskia de Melker
Johann Breyer, a retired tool maker in Philadelphia, is in custody after being accused of accessory to murder as a Nazi guard at Auschwitz and Buchenwald during World War II.
By Justin Scuiletti
In Poland Monday, thousands of students, among many others, marched between Auschwitz and Birkenau in memory of the millions killed during the Holocaust.
In other news, the U.S. and Russia moved closer to reaching a new deal on nuclear arms control, and Democrats blocked a potential GOP filibuster of the Senate health bill.
In January 2007, a photo album arrived at the Holocaust Museum that gave an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the Auschwitz complex where more than 1 million people were killed. The pictures show the everyday lives of the guards and their…
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