World War I

In this 1919 photo provided by Chicago History Museum, a crowd of men and armed National Guard stand in front of the Ogden Cafe during race riots in Chicago. Red Summer, as the summer of 1919 came to be known, saw white-on-black violence in big cities like Washington and Chicago and small towns like Elaine, Ark., and Bisbee, Ariz. (Chicago History Museum/The Jun Fujita negatives collection via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 9:13 am
America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence, and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened. It flowed in small towns like Elaine, Arkansas, in medium-size places such as Annapolis, Maryland, and Syracuse, New York, and in big cities like Washington...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the supporters of his ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP, at a rally in Istanbul, late Tuesday, March 19, 2019, ahead of local elections scheduled for March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
March 20, 2019 - 8:57 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, campaigning for votes in local elections this month, has sparked a diplomatic spat with New Zealand and Australia by portraying the Christchurch mosque shooting and a World War I battle as targeting Islam. Australian Prime Minister Scott...
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Members of radical right-wing groups light up flares during a march by tens of thousands of people and hosted by President Andrzej Duda that marked 100 years since Poland regained independence in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 11, 2018 - 3:29 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president, prime minister and other top political figures led an Independence Day march Sunday as part of a day of centenary celebrations, trailed by a huge crowd led by nationalist groups. More than 250,000 people marched in Warsaw to mark the 100th anniversary of...
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The US flag flutters at half mast prior to a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American cemetery and memorial in Belleau, eastern France, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. President Donald Trump cancelled his visit due to bad weather. More than 60 heads of state and government are converging on France for the commemorations that will crescendo Sunday with ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, exactly a century after the armistice. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 11, 2018 - 12:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House said, citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence Saturday at the Aisne-Marne American...
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French President Emmanuel Macron pays his respects by the Tomb of the Unknown soldier during in a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, as part of the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
November 11, 2018 - 9:38 am
PARIS (AP) — World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I's slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message "never again" but also exposed the globe's new political fault lines. As Donald Trump and Vladimir...
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November 11, 2018 - 8:22 am
PARIS (AP) — Family members of soldiers who were wounded or died during World War I are among the large crowds lining a rain-soaked Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris for the commemoration of the war's end a century ago. Peter Kearsey, a 72-year-old from Australia, recalled the 28 facial reconstruction...
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The US flag flutters at half mast prior to a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American cemetery and memorial in Belleau, eastern France, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. President Donald Trump cancelled his visit due to bad weather. More than 60 heads of state and government are converging on France for the commemorations that will crescendo Sunday with ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, exactly a century after the armistice. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 10, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit Saturday to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a formal apology on behalf of his nation for turning away a ship full of Jewish refugees trying to flee Nazi Germany in 1939 in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The German liner was carrying 907 German Jews fleeing Nazi persecution and it also had been rejected by Cuba and the United States. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 10, 2018 - 4:18 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on World War I armistice commemorations (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has paid homage to veterans at a World War I centennial commemoration in a cemetery in northern France, thanking soldiers for their service as he stood amid row upon...
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A cemetery employee walks between graves of American serviceman killed during WWI ahead of celebrations of the WWI centenary at the American Cemetery in Suresnes, on the outskirts of Paris, France, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. World War I ended on Nov. 11, 1918. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
November 10, 2018 - 3:52 am
PARIS (AP) — A weekend of commemorations involving dozens of world leaders to mark 100 years since the end of World War I is underway, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicking off the events in France and elsewhere with a visit to a cemetery. Trudeau met veterans and laid a wreath...
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French President Emmanuel Macron talks to residents before the weekly cabinet meeting in Charleville-Mezieres, north eastern France, Wednesday, Nov.7, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool)
November 07, 2018 - 5:06 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron waded into controversy Wednesday by praising a general who helped win World War I but became a top Nazi collaborator in World War II — comments that triggered outrage among French Jews. Marshal Philippe Petain's name appears alongside seven other top...
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