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Mercedes Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher of Germany. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Schumacher critical, outlook uncertain after fall

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Doctors treating Michael Schumacher refused Monday to predict an outcome for the seven-time Formula One champion, saying they were taking his critical head injury “hour by hour” following a skiing accident. […]

12/30/2013

In this Oct. 28, 2009 file photo Heinrich Boere, a former member of Adolf Hitler's Waffen SS, sits in the dock of a court at the start of his trial in Aachen, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Nazi murderer Heinrich Boere dies at 92

BERLIN (AP) — Heinrich Boere, who murdered Dutch civilians as part of a Nazi Waffen SS hit squad during World War II but avoided justice for six decades, died in a prison hospital while serving […]

12/02/2013

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Germans commemorate 1938’s ‘night of broken glass’

BERLIN (AP) — Germans across the country on Saturday commemorated the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht — the night of broken glass — during which the Nazis staged a wave of attacks on Jews in Germany […]

11/09/2013

A painting from Otto Dix is projected on a screen during a news conference in Augsburg, southern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, on the art found in Munich. A hoard of more than 1,400 art works found last year at a Munich apartment includes previously unknown pieces by artists including Marc Chagall, German investigators said Tuesday, adding that they face a hugely complicated task to establish where the art came from. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

German art hoard held unknown Chagall, Matisse

AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — It started with a routine check by German tax inspectors — and resulted in the discovery of an art hoard so vast and spectacular that no one yet knows how the […]

11/05/2013

Opposition Greens lawmaker Hans-Christian Stroebele,  shows  a letter  to the media,  he claims  he received from  Edward Snowden, prior to a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Snowden seeks the world’s help against US charges

BERLIN (AP) — Edward Snowden is calling for international help to persuade the U.S. to drop its espionage charges against him, according to a letter a German lawmaker released Friday after meeting the American in […]

11/01/2013

Italian Andrea Bartali son of champion cyclist Gino Bartali, speaks with Holocaust survivor Giulia Baquis at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, after a ceremony to induct Bartali into the prestigious Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations for his help rescuing Jews during World War II. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Cyclist Gino Bartali honored by Holocaust museum

ROME (AP) — Gino Bartali rarely spoke about this for all these years. During World War II, the champion cyclist — winner of the 1938 and 1948 Tour de France — helped rescue Jews in […]

10/10/2013

4 injured in dog attacks near LA school

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say four people were hospitalized after being attacked by a pack of dogs near a Los Angeles elementary school. KABC-TV says five German shepherds started attacking parents and children as […]

10/02/2013

Director Rick Ostermann, left, poses with actor Levin Liam during the photo call for the movie 'Wolfschildren' at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Venice: Ostermann reveals wolf children plight

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A piece of family history led German director Rick Ostermann to revisit some long-forgotten victims of the chaos immediately following World War II: German children, who lost their parents, struggling to […]

09/02/2013

People hold burning flares to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the beginning of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Warsaw stops to honor 1944 anti-Nazi uprising

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens wailed and traffic in downtown Warsaw stopped for a minute on Thursday to honor the thousands of people who died trying to liberate the city from Germany’s Nazi forces during […]

08/01/2013

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German clinic: Man had pencil in head for 15 years

BERLIN (AP) — German doctors say a man spent 15 years with a pencil in his head following a childhood accident. Aachen University Hospital says the 24-year-old man from Afghanistan sought help in 2011 after […]

05/29/2013

German scientists seek to clone perfect Christmas trees

BERLIN (AP) — The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree may soon become a lot easier: just pick a nice clone. That’s what German scientists are now working on.

12/22/2012

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