May 27, 2012 As Eurovision 2012 captivated Europe this weekend, human rights in host country Azerbaijan also got the spotlight.
May 24, 2012 What if your job were to protect your country's financial system in case Greece quit the eurozone?
May 17, 2012 At an Australian art museum, an after-hours tour requires participants' nudity. Would that fly in the U.S.? Why are some cultures more comfortable with nudity than others? When did humans start wearing clothes in the first place, and why?
May 10, 2012 A Russian anti-terrorism agency says that its secret service agents have thwarted a planned attack on Sochi, the city slated to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Russia's FSB security service says it found 10 caches of weapons.
May 9, 2012 Will Greece leave the euro? Every time the question arises, a Greek exit seems a little more plausible.
May 1, 2012 Less austerity is the flavor of the week. What happens if bond investors don't bite?
March 23, 2012 Yesterday, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to proceed with a 1977 plan to outlaw the use of certain antibiotics as growth promotion drugs for livestock. American farmers are unsure about how this could impact their industry, but there's a real-world example that provides some answers: Europe, and specifically Denmark.
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 27, 2011 Stocks have been on the rise in Europe in advance of what's hoped to be a new agreement on resolving the zone's debt woes.
August 10, 2010 Anton Gutman dreamed of being a singer. And while he never made it to worldwide opera houses, his grandson, a photographer, did.