Holocaust 'Avenger' leader Joseph Harmatz dead at 91

Sep 27, 2016

Holocaust 'Avenger' leader Joseph Harmatz dead at 91

Holocaust survivor Joseph Harmatz, who led the most daring attempt by Jews seeking revenge against their former Nazi tormentors, has died. He was 91. His son, Ronel Harmatz, confirmed the death Monday. Harmatz was one of the few remaining Jewish “Avengers” who carried out ...

North Korea calls floods 'worst disaster' since WWII

Sep 14, 2016

North Korea calls floods 'worst disaster' since WWII

Floods in North Korea that have left hundreds dead or missing are the “worst disaster” to hit the country since World War II, state media said Wednesday. The official KCNA news agency did not give exact numbers of those killed or unaccounted for, but ...

Sep 13, 2016

WWII vet fetes 107th year with party in Big Easy

When Lawrence Brooks joined the military, it was still segregated. Yet the 107-year-old African-American World War II veteran has lived long enough not only to see that change, but to see a black commander-in-chief too. Brooks, a New Orleans resident, Monday celebrated his 107th ...