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  • New Brazilian president remembers the Holocaust

    January 31, 2011 | 10:22 am

    New Brazilian President Dilma Russeff said at a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony that “The Holocaust is not and will never be just a historic moment.”

    “The duty of the memory should not be mistaken for passiveness of the ordinary remembrance,” said Rousseff, who started her term a...

  • Year in Review

    By Rob Eshman

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Remember the fear and trepidation that accompanied the coming of the year 2000? Millennialists ran around like Chicken Little, selling us on bottled water and canned tuna, promising disaster.

    It turns out they were off by a year.

    As it happened, 2001 was Hell Week. Leading up to...