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  • British teens arrested in theft of Auschwitz artifacts

    June 23, 2015 | 2:37 pm

    Two British teenagers were arrested in Poland after police found in their backpacks items believed to be stolen from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.

    On Monday, museum security guards notified Polish police of the suspected theft of buttons, a fragment of a hair clipper and a piece...

  • Oswiecim pushing its town today, no longer running from its Auschwitz past

    July 21, 2011 | 3:27 pm

    Aan a town that exists in the shadow of death transform itself into a place of normalcy?

    The question long has vexed Oswiecim, the town of 40,000 in southern Poland where the notorious Auschwitz death camp is located.

    For decades, residents and city leaders have struggled to...