World War Two
North Korea is to launch its own time zone next week by taking back by 30 minutes — returning the country to the time standard it used prior to Japanese colonization.
Japan's government has twice apologized to US POWs used as forced laborers during World War II, though this is believed to be the first apology from a major Japanese company.
Mass protests occurred in Tokyo as opponents, including lawmakers, legal experts, and academics, counter that the new interpretation is unconstitutional and say that it could undermine 70 years of pacifism.
Oskar Groening was in charge of sorting the bank notes taken from the trainloads of Jews who arrived at the concentration camp — the majority of whom were sent straight to the gas chambers.
It's only a coincidence — one expert said hopefully — that the Nazi-themed youth performance occurred in Guadalajara, a city with an uncomfortable history of displays of Nazism and fascism among young people.
As Scotland votes on independence, an unlikely coalition of billionaire miners and xenophobic libertarians want Western Australia to follow suit.
After admitting he didn't have a strategy to defeat the Islamic State, President Obama may announce one this week. Thing is, there's no good one available.
Seventy-seven years ago today, nearly 95 percent of registered German voters turned out at the polls to give 38 million votes (or, 90 percent of the vote) to Adolf Hitler. From Reich Chancellor to Führer, Hitler now brandished absolute power by the...