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  • Being spontaneous in your travels

    Being spontaneous in your travels
    Twenty years ago, I was on a train heading to Rothenburg to update the ultimate medieval town in Germany for my guidebook. I knew the town well and was anticipating a happy homecoming. The cute lanes would be filled with my readers, who cheered me on. I loved going to Rothenburg.
  • Karl Albrecht dies at 94; billionaire built Aldi food empire

    Karl Albrecht, a reclusive German billionaire who with his younger brother Theo turned his mother's corner store into a worldwide grocery empire, has died. He was 94. Albrecht's July 16 death in Essen, Germany, was confirmed by Aldi, the no-frills...

    Germany damages its World Cup trophy during team celebrations

    Germany damages its World Cup trophy during team celebrations
    It took the Germans a month of grueling matches to win the World Cup, but it took them only about a week to damage their coveted trophy. The 2014 tournament winners chipped off a piece of their replica World Cup trophy during wild celebrations in the...

    Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes is hospitalized, criminal case on hold

    PHILADELPHIA An 89-year-old Philadelphia man facing extradition to Germany to face Nazi war crimes charges was hospitalized over the weekend, throwing into doubt the future of U.S. efforts to quickly remove him. Johann Breyer, a retired tool and die...

    Three to try: Berliner weisse beers

    Three to try: Berliner weisse beers
    If you balk at the idea of low-alcohol beers, stop reading. But if the idea of drinking a few rounds of refreshing, summer brews on a warm patio without falling over appeals to you, it's time to become acquainted with berliner weisse. This traditional...