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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...
  • Germany wants quick clarification of new NSA spy allegations

    Germany's foreign minister said Friday that new allegations of U.S. eavesdropping on senior German government officials' telephones need to be clarified "as quickly as possible" and that he hoped Washington would be forthcoming with information....
  • Crisis-weary Greece takes another vote, another key deadline in stride

    Crisis-weary Greece takes another vote, another key deadline in stride
    In the land that gave the world the ancient Stoics, Konstantina Mantziorou was doing her best impression of a modern one as she sat outside her two small shops Wednesday. She'll cast one of the most important votes of her life Sunday in a referendum...
  • How Greece's financial meltdown compares to U.S. recession

    How Greece's financial meltdown compares to U.S. recession
    The intense conflict between the European Union (EU) led by Germany and heavily indebted Greece continues. On June 22, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed concessions involving more taxes. On June 25, Greece's government rejected counter-...
  • Merkel's office invites US envoy to discuss latest spy claim

    Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff asked the U.S. ambassador for a meeting Thursday to discuss the latest reports of alleged American spying on Germany and told him that German law must be adhered to, the German government said. Chief of staff...
  • WikiLeaks claims NSA targeted German ministers beyond Merkel

    WikiLeaks published a list of German phone numbers Wednesday that it claimed showed the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on senior German officials beyond Chancellor Angela Merkel. Reports two years ago that Merkel's phone had been targeted...
  • The Latest: Moody's downgrades Greece to Caa3

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 3 a.m. President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are discussing ways to keep Greece in the eurozone. The two leaders spoke by phone on Wednesday. The White House...
  • Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline

     Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline
    Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend. Banks have been closed all week to...
  • Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

    The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Greece offered more concessions to its creditors, but was rebuffed — Eurozone finance...