State Dept.: Md. Bill Threatens U.S. Talks With France On Holocaust Compensation

The Obama administration on Wednesday warned several state legislatures against initiatives that would punish the state-owned French railway company SNCF for carrying out Holocaust-era deportations to Nazi death and labor camps.


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Bulgarian Honor Bid In DC Stirs Holocaust Debate

A request by the Bulgarian Embassy to name a Washington intersection after a favorite native son — a man credited with helping save the country’s Jewish population from deportation — has gotten tangled up in a broader debate about whether the nation is accurately accounting for the actions of its leaders during the Holocaust.


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Steve Davis: Athletes On Twitter

I am beginning to wonder if being on twitter is really a good thing for athletes.


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Man Writes About Nazis & Czechoslovakia

When he was 9 years old, Charles Ota Heller found a loaded gun in a roadside ditch and shot a Nazi in the chest. He hoped the man died, though he didn’t stick around long enough to find out. All he heard was a woman’s screams as his victim lay on the ground in the waning days of World War II.


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Md. Rail Deal Would Put Holocaust Records Online

One French rail company’s work transporting tens of thousands of Jews to Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust would be laid bare online, under a bill moving through the Maryland General Assembly.