Carli Lloyd of the U.S. (in white) celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick Tuesday night in the Americans' 2-0 World Cup semifinal victory against Germany. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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Berlin's Humboldt University — named for its founder, the 19th century philosopher and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt, and his brother, naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, pictured here — is one of several German universities attracting U.S. students. More than 4,000 Americans are studying in German universities. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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White asparagus is the preferred variety in Germany, where it's commonly known as "white gold." When the vegetable is in season, there's a flurry of excitement — representative of the nation's enthusiasm for seasonal eating. John-Erik Jordan hide caption

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People line up at an ATM outside a National Bank branch in Athens last month. Greek bank deposits fell by $6.3 billion in April and on Friday, people withdrew more than $1 billion in a single day. Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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President Obama drinks a beer as he sits between men dressed in traditional Bavarian clothes during a visit to the village of Kruen, southern Germany, on Sunday, prior to the G-7 summit. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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September 13, 2009 photo of Andreas Lubitz, who is believed to have deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 into a mountain in southern France on March 24, 2015, killing all 150 people on board. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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The headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt. Germany's largest bank has been hit with a $2.5 billion fine for manipulating a key interest rate. Seven other banks in various countries have also been fined in the far-reaching scandal. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Former SS guard Oskar Groening, now 93, enters a car after the first day of his trial in Lueneburg, Germany, on Tuesday. He faces 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, in a case that tests the argument that anyone who served at a Nazi death camp was complicit in what happened there. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Greek Orthodox priest Apostolos Stavropoulos, 41, lights a torch inside the mausoleum in the village of Distomo in June 2013 on the eve of the 69th anniversary of the massacre committed by the Nazis during World War II. The remains of the more than 200 villagers killed, including women and children, are kept here. John Kolesidis/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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