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Army-Navy game in December moves from Philly to West Point

The Army-Navy football game in December has been moved from Philadelphia to West Point because of attendance limits placed on outdoor events in Pennsylvania. ...

The Latest: Army-Navy game being moved to West Point

The 121st Army-Navy game will be played at West Point’s Michie Stadium instead of the traditional site in Philadelphia. ...

Roman Polanski honors Poles who saved him from the Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski returned to Poland, the country of his youth, and paid tribute on Thursday to a Polish...

WWII bomb explodes underwater in Poland, no injuries

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A British World War II bomb exploded while being made safe underwater by navy demolition specialists in northwestern Poland on...

WWII jungle fighting unit approved for congressional medal

The soldiers spent months behind enemy lines, marching hundreds of miles through the tangled jungles and steep mountains of Burma as they battled hunger...

Polish divers find wreck of German WWII ship in Baltic Sea

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of Polish divers say they have found almost intact the wreckage of German World War II steamer Karlsruhe,...

UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reforms

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The coronavirus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries...

Divers in SE Asia may have found US submarine lost in WWII

BANGKOK (AP) — Divers have found what they believe is the wreck of a U.S. Navy submarine lost 77 years ago in Southeast Asia,...

Germany taps UAE-owned Haenel for new assault rifle contract

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has chosen arms manufacturer Haenel, which is owned by a company in Abu Dhabi, to make assault rifles...

Japan’s Abe seeks preemptive strike capacity in policy shift

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that Japan should make a major change to its defense policy by developing a first-strike...

Chinese group plans to recover WWII American plane from lake

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese group plans to try to recover a fighter plane from the legendary Flying Tigers group of American pilots that...

Trump takes jab at Biden during V-J Day visit to battleship

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) —...

75th anniversary of end of WWII is mostly virtual amid virus

HONOLULU (AP) — When...

5 things to know about Japan’s World War II surrender

TOKYO (AP) — World...

Dozens of WWII veterans to gather in Hawaii amid pandemic

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP)...

Dozens of WWII veterans to gather in Hawaii amid pandemic

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP)...

Japan’s economy shrinks at record rate, slammed by pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s...

75 years later, can Asia shake off shackles of the past?

TOKYO (AP) — Northeast...

75 years later, 1 million Japanese war dead still missing

TOKYO (AP) — Seventy-five...

In Europe, Pompeo warns of China, Russia authoritarianism

PILSEN, Czech Republic (AP)...

Q&A: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary on Sunday

TOKYO (AP) — The...

5 things to know as Hiroshima marks 75th A-bomb anniversary

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) —...

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) —...

Man born in Hiroshima lights 1964 Tokyo Olympic cauldron

TOKYO (AP) — Yoshinori...

Japan funds save Lithuania museum on diplomat who saved Jews

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) —...

Congress awards its highest honor to USS Indianapolis crew

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress...

Anniversary of world’s 1st atomic test fuels nuclear debate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) —...

Putin unveils monument to fallen Red Army WWII soldiers

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian...

Putin, Macron discuss closer cooperation in video call

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian...

UN chief: Major UN achievement at 75 is no big power war

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Putin hails Nazi defeat in virus-delayed Red Square parade

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian...

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