April 3, 2013 Thousands of unexploded World War II-era bombs are believed to still be buried in Germany. More than 800 people were evacuated from the area today as experts worked.
February 15, 2013 You have to go to Berlin to see Adolph Menzel's best work. In the estimation of Alva Noë, it would be well worth the trip. Menzel is an exciting artist whose work explores the nature of human experience.
October 19, 2012 A German regional court effectively banned circumcision this summer after ruling that the ancient practice amounts to assault. That fueled accusations of religious intolerance in a country still haunted by its Nazi past. Now lawmakers are pushing through a bill to make circumcision legal.
June 29, 2012 At a summit in Brussels, leaders agreed to steps that were more bold than expected. A key part of the plan: Loans from a bailout fund will go directly to troubled banks in Spain. So the Spanish government won't pile up more debt.
June 13, 2012 It's not just money. Germany fears a lack of control. German leaders think if they intertwine themselves more closely with the rest of Europe — without having some control over the actions of other countries — they will once again be on the hook for bailing out their neighbors.
June 4, 2012 Here's a quick, dramatic overview of Europe's crisis.
October 4, 2011 Visitors to this year's Oktoberfest in Munich drank a record 7.5 million liters of beer, or around 1.98 million U.S. gallons. But there were fewer fights — and only one set of dentures was turned in.
September 29, 2011 It's an important step, but just part of what needs to be done, experts say.