East Germany

US President Barack Obama and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo)

Germany’s Merkel rejects NSA-Stasi comparison

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected any comparison between U.S. surveillance activities and pervasive snooping by communist East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi, insisting in an interview published Wednesday that intelligence work is […]

07/10/2013

A piece of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany in this 2009 AP Photo.

Part of Berlin Wall removed in pre-dawn operation

BERLIN (AP) — For nearly 30 years, the Berlin Wall was the hated symbol of the division of Europe. On Wednesday, it took hundreds of police to guarantee the safe removal of 15 feet (less than 5 meters) of what’s left of the wall.

03/27/2013

US breaks 27-year-old record in women's 4×100

(AP) – Carmelita Jeter crossed the finish line pointing the baton at the clock showing a world record of 40.82 seconds Friday night as the United States won the women’s Olympic 4×100-meter relay for the […]

08/10/2012