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Austria Takes Step to Buy, Overhaul Hitler’s Birthplace

Austria's lower house of parliament has approved the compulsory purchase of the building Hitler was born in, a step towards changing the site beyond recognition to reduce its appeal as a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis. The text approved late Wednesday did not specify what form the planned overhaul of the building will take, which some deputies who voted against the bill cited as their reason for opposing it. Opponents included some members of the small, liberal Neos party, according...

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