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During WWII, getting the flu vaccine was patriotic

Oct. 16, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The world had lurched into a dark and uncertain winter. Americans were dying by the thousands, and the rhythms of everyday life seemed to carry only mournful notes of loss and deprivation. Even mundane things, like a trip to the grocery store, were...

Hubert Germain dies at 101; helped free France from Nazis

Oct. 15, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Hubert Germain, the last of an elite group of decorated French fighters who helped liberate France from Nazi control in World War II, has died. He was 101. The French president’s office announced the death in a statement Tuesday, saying Germain...

Van Gogh artwork looted by Nazis to be auctioned in New York

Oct. 15, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in New York, where it is expected to fetch a price of $20 million or more, the auction house Christie's announced. Christie's is...

Chicago police union head urges cops to defy vaccine mandate

Oct. 13, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the Chicago police officers union has called on its members to defy the city's requirement to report their COVID-19 vaccination status by Friday or be placed on unpaid leave. In the video posted online Tuesday and first reported by the Chicago...

Senate hopeful Herschel Walker cancels event over swastika

Oct. 13, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker has called off a fundraiser in Texas because an organizer was displaying a swastika made of syringes in her social media profile to protest mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. The Walker campaign said...

Neo-Nazi's burial in Jewish gravesite causes stir in Germany

Oct. 13, 2021 07:17 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The burial of a Holocaust denier in the gravesite of a Jewish music professor has caused an uproar in Germany. The top German government official tasked with combating antisemitism, Commissioner for Jewish Life Felix Klein, criticized the action Wednesday,...

Lawmaker standing by comments comparing Lamont to Hitler

Oct. 10, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut lawmaker is standing by comments that compared Gov. Ned Lamont and his actions during the COVID-19 pandemic to Adolf Hitler. Republican state Rep. Anne Dauphinais initially posted a comment on Facebook Thursday night that called the...

Judge orders Vos to turn over election probe records

Oct. 08, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to turn over records related to an investigation he started into the 2020 presidential election, saying the Republican “unjustifiably withheld” them. Also on Friday, the head of the...

100-year-old denies being accessory to murder at Nazi camp

Oct. 08, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 100-year-old man on trial for his alleged role as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp during World War II told a German court Friday that he was innocent. The defendant is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder at the Sachsenhausen...

100-year-old former Nazi camp guard goes on trial in Germany

Oct. 07, 2021 08:50 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 100-year-old man went on trial in Germany Thursday, accused of being an accessory to murder for serving as a Nazi SS guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin during World War II. The trial of the defendant, who is charged with 3,518...