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Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on

Aug. 25, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris celebrated the American soldiers, French Resistance fighters and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago on Sunday, unleashing an eruption of kissing, dancing, tears and gratitude. Firefighters unfurled a huge French flag from the Eiffel Tower,...

AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis

Aug. 25, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation. The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos ....

Today in History

Aug. 25, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2019. There are 128 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 25, 1718, hundreds of French colonists arrived in Louisiana, with some settling in present-day New Orleans. On this date: In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act...

75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget

Aug. 24, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate. Now in their 90s, these men aren't afraid to cry about what they saw in World War II. And they want everyone to remember what happened back then, so that...

Tennessee House replaces speaker, delays action on lawmaker

Aug. 23, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee state representatives elected a new House speaker Friday, following months of chaos inside the GOP-dominated chamber as the former leader became engulfed in multiple scandals involving sexually explicit text messages. House members met for a special legislative session...

The Latest: House blocks resolution condemning neo-Nazis

Aug. 23, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House electing a new speaker (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A resolution condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacy stalled in the Tennessee House during a special legislative session after lawmakers disagreed over procedural rules. Democratic Rep. John Ray...

AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis

Aug. 23, 2019 6:09 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation. The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos ....

Invisible army set stage for liberation of Paris from Nazis

Aug. 22, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Nazis knew everything about the city of Paris that they occupied — almost. They didn't know about the bunker with a massive door as thick as a bank vault that served as a command post for the chief of the Resistance in the French capital. They didn't know all the secrets of an...

After school Nazi salute video, more racist videos emerge

Aug. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — School officials in Orange County, California, said they will reopen an investigation into a group of high school students seen on video giving Nazi salutes last year after more racist images surfaced, according to a report Wednesday. The initial video obtained by the Daily...

As Trump questions loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM is quiet

Aug. 21, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump's comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support the Democratic Party, in sharp contrast to the tide of condemnation from Jewish critics who accused him of trafficking in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Benjamin...