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  • Leonid Bershidsky: New anti-Semitism in Germany isn't the same

    Leonid Bershidsky: New anti-Semitism in Germany isn't the same
    It should surprise no one that representatives from across Germany's political establishment, including the president and chancellor, turned out for a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin on Sunday, given the country's history and a series of ugly anti-...
  • New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday
    European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new economic sanctions on Russia will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of canceling some or all of them next month if they believe a peace plan is working. EU ambassadors agreed in...
  • Opponents of Scottish independence ahead 4 points in polls

    Opponents of Scottish independence ahead 4 points in polls
    Britain's international partners are aghast, mostly in silence, at the possibility one of the leading Western powers could break up and turn in on itself if Scotland votes for independence from London. Many fear such a split would foreshadow a British...
  • In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'

    In Ukraine, 'strength needs to meet strength'
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that Russia has withdrawn the bulk of its forces from Ukrainian territory. A shaky cease-fire appears to be holding. You might think, given Europe's extreme reluctance to anger its Russian trading...
  • Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders

    Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders
    I received harsh criticism for an article I had published on this page recently about the stunning differences between American baseball and German soccer. I hadn't written about the game as such, but about the spectators. After attending a game at...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's wrongheaded campaign to ban the word 'bossy'

    Sheryl Sandberg was born bossy. As a child she commanded her younger brother and sister to follow her around, listen to her monologues, then scream “Right!” when she was finished. For the neighborhood children, she created shows that she...
  • F1 champ 'stable' but critical, family expresses gratitude

    F1 champ 'stable' but critical, family expresses gratitude
    Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was in a stable condition on Wednesday, three days after suffering brain injuries in a skiing accident, his agent Sabine Kehm said outside the French hospital treating him. Kehm urged...
  • Germany routs Portugal

    Germany routs Portugal
    Thomas Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a 4-0 mauling of 10-man Portugal in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday. The Germans delivered a sizzling attacking display that underlined their tag as strong title contenders and the match,...
  • Michael Schumacher slightly better but fragile: doctors

    Michael Schumacher slightly better but fragile: doctors
    French doctors treating Michael Schumacher for brain injuries sustained in a ski fall said the seven-times Formula One world champion was in slightly better condition on Tuesday after an overnight operation, but that he remained fragile. The 44-year-old...
  • Michael Schumacher, retired Formula One champ, critical after skiing fall

    Michael Schumacher, retired Formula One champ, critical after skiing fall
    Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was fighting for his life on Monday after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident in the French Alps resort of Meribel, doctors said. "We can say that his condition is life-...
  • Carrying water for the NSA [Editorial]

    Carrying water for the NSA  [Editorial]
    Critics of the National Security Agency are often correct in their assessment that the agency's surveillance programs have gone too far and that Congressional oversight has been lacking. It doesn't take a civil liberties attorney to see something...