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  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
  • German Celeb Sightings, Subway Honor System and Going Inside The German Chancellery

    German Celeb Sightings, Subway Honor System and Going Inside The German Chancellery
    It's Tuesday morning here in Berlin. Sunday afternoon I left Bradley International Airport, flying to Philadelphia and then on to Berlin following a short layover in Brussels. I met up with two of my program-mates at the aiport in Berlin:  Derrall...
  • Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
  • Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

    Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. The annual April 24 commemorations mark the day when the mass killings started. An estimated 1....
  • EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis

    Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more than 1,300 migrants over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay...
  • German government acknowledges 'shortcomings' at spy agency

    The German government acknowledged "shortcomings" at the country's foreign intelligence agency Thursday, following allegations that it may have helped the United States spy on Europeans. German weekly Der Spiegel reported on its website Thursday that the...
  • Greece's shifting bailout deadlines fuel uncertainty

    When is a deadline not really a deadline and a deal not really a deal? When it's to do with Greece's bailout, apparently. The country had an end-of-April date to agree to more reforms in exchange for rescue money its creditors had set aside. But as...
  • German Parliament to label killings of Armenians as genocide

    Germany's Parliament is set to use the term genocide in a resolution marking the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, and the government said Monday that it "stands behind" the motion drawn up by the ruling parties. A draft of the non-...
  • In the off-season, Berlin offers its own pleasures

    In the off-season, Berlin offers its own pleasures
    I'm standing in front of the Reichstag, the imposing Neo-Baroque building now once again home to Germany's reunified parliament. In a wide-angle photo commemorating the moment, I'm the only one in the frame. At the famed Pergamon Museum on Berlin's...
  • Armenian hopes crushed as Obama decides not to use the word 'genocide'

    Armenian hopes crushed as Obama decides not to use the word 'genocide'
    White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths Friday, the 100th anniversary of...
  • As centenary of Armenian massacre nears, 'genocide' dispute sharpens

    As centenary of Armenian massacre nears, 'genocide' dispute sharpens
    The Turkish government on Monday offered condolences to descendants of Armenians killed in 1915, when the Ottoman Empire embarked on a campaign of terror and atrocity that many in the Western world have deemed the 20th century's first genocide. As...