• Correction: Great Escape anniversary story

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In a story from March 25, 2014, about a 1944 escape of Allied airmen from a Nazi prisoner camp, The Associated Press erroneously reported the nationality of one of the survivors. He was Dutch, not Danish.

  • 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.

  • A woman takes pictures of workers dismantling the controversial art installation "The Rainbow," burnt several times by right wing extremists, seeing in it a symbol of gay movement and later reconstructed, at the Savior Square in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. The installation was put down because the location was temporary and the agreement between the owner and city authorities expired. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Warsaw’s iconic, controversial rainbow taken down at night

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw’s iconic and controversial rainbow art, once installed by an old cloister and then a symbol of Poland’s leadership in the European Union and of tolerance for sexual minorities, has been taken down.