• Railway guards patrolling tracks to prevent gold hunters and history buffs from getting harmed by passing trains near the site where two men allegedly found a Nazi gold train hidden underground near Walbrzych, Poland, on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Authorities have ordered visitors barred from the area for safety reasons. (AP Photo/STR)   POLAND OUT

    Gold hunters blocked from site of alleged Nazi gold train

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train.

  • This Aug. 12, 2015 picture shows ascupture representing  Jan Karski, a Polish World War II-era resistance fighter, in Warsaw,  A Polish-American Holocaust survivor plans to build a memorial in the heart of the Warsaw ghetto to the thousands of Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the war.         (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Poland’s mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn’t even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave. She ended up being sent to the Treblinka death camp — where she was murdered with the Jews.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives prior her visit  to a refugee shelter  that was attacked by far-right protesters over the weekend in Heidenau, eastern Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Dozens of police were injured when a far-right mob hurled bottles and fireworks at officers in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from moving into the former hardware store at the weekend. Germany has seen a surge in refugees coming to the country this year, with officials predicting the number could reach 800,000 by the end of 2015.  (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Merkel to visit asylum home at center of neo-Nazi riots

    HEIDENAU, Germany (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel was met with jeers Wednesday as she traveled to a German town at the center of a recent wave of far-right anti-foreigner violence, delivering a message of support for refugees as many look to her for leadership in handling the European migrant crisis.