Switzerland’s move to untie its currency from the euro has caused the franc to soar, along with hundreds of thousands of mortgage payments in Poland.
In 2005, about 1,500 survivors attended the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the death camps. This year, there were fewer than 300.
The weather forecasts were alarming, but in the end it was the decision by city and state officials to shut down virtually all means of transportation in New York City at 11 p.m. that forced officials at the Metropolitan Opera reluctantly to call off...
Germany, which qualified for the men’s world handball championships as a wild card, set up a quarterfinal meeting with host Qatar by powering past Egypt, 23-16.
As the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum observes the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps, it is focusing on new generations of visitors.