Can US carmakers compete with the Germans?
With the European auto market in decline, American companies can expect to be squeezed from all sides.
Early divisions augur hard going for Germany’s grand coalition
Disagreements over migration are already exposing rifts between Merkel's allies.
Global porn preferences? Surprisingly patriotic, says PornHub's data blog
See the world's deleted browser history, one chart at a time.
7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)
For every Joan of Arc, there’s a Mongolian wrestler princess; for every Mata Hari, there’s a Colombian revolutionary spy; for every Ada Lovelace, there’s a pin-up Austrian telecoms inventor.
17 delightful animals playing in snow all over the world
So. Cold. Outside. You'd better stay in and binge-watch these animals videos.
Banana crates with 300 pounds of cocaine mistakenly sent to German supermarket
It is the second biggest cocaine seizure since 1978, police and customs officials said in a statement.
12 celebrity ski accidents
German Chancellor Angela Merkel broke her pelvis while skiing. She is in good company.
World War II-era bomb explodes in Germany, killing 1 (VIDEO)
Explosion wounded about a dozen others and blew out windows miles away after an excavator uncovered the Second World War ordinance.
Gunmen shoot at German ambassador’s house in Athens
Unidentified gunmen sprayed the German ambassador’s house in Athens with bullets at 3:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Germany: It's good to be the king
Meet the former video store owner who claims to be a monarch.
Germany should stop US corps from giving data to NSA: Report
Germany's conservative parliamentary spokesman on interior policy told Focus magazine that US contractors in Germany should be contractually obligated to not share data with the NSA.
NSA, UK spied on Israeli leaders, UN, and EU officials
The Guardian and The New York Times reported Friday that foreign energy companies and aid agencies were also targets of the NSA and Britain's GCHQ.
Germany: How Christmas survived communism
East German woodcarvers who helped keep the Christmas market tradition alive are still in demand.
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
Hans Küng, influential Catholic dissident, confronts his own mortality
The longtime Vatican critic Küng speaks about dealing with Parkinson's disease and fears about the onset of dementia — just as he has been gaining favor with Pope Francis.
News analysis: For Ukraine’s ‘revolution,’ no end in sight
A little uprising has produced one big mess.
What exactly does the coalition agreement mean for Germany?
Here are the highlights.
German government forms 'grand coalition' of right and left
The agreement between Social Democrat party members and Merkel's conservatives paves the way for her to begin a third term as Chancellor.
Germans worry Berlin is becoming too wealthy for its own good
A ban on internet sites such as Airbnb is exposing differences over rising real estate prices and changing cultures.
The US can learn something about minimum wage from the rest of the world
The United States' federal minimum wage is $7.25. Mexico's is $5. Per day. Germany doesn't even have one — yet.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
World Cup 2014 set in Brazil with your choice for 'group of death'
Group G gets early consideration for 'group of death' with Germany, Ghana, Portugal and United States.
Xaver storm hits Europe as tidal surge threatens UK
On Friday, Britain assessed the damage of a storm that killed two people, forced thousands from their homes.
Biggest tidal surge in 60 years threatens UK, Europe
Britain assessed the damage of a storm that killed two people, forced thousands from their homes.
The world's best engineers are losing their mojo
Well-publicized public project failures may be threatening Germany's reputation for excellence.
Hurricane Xaver bears down on northern Germany after battering Scotland
Xaver has already killed one person and knocked out power for more than 80,000 homes in Scotland.
Germany vows to ban flat-rate sex in brothels
Germany's new coalition government says the proposed ban on flat-rate sex in brothels is part of a clampdown on the country's booming prostitution industry.
Germans want UNESCO listing for 'pure' beer
The Federation calls the Reinheitsgebot the oldest still-valid food regulation in the world.
German policeman arrested over death of man he met on cannibalism website
The victim had fantasized about being killed and eaten, police said.
What's the best airport to be stuck in?
Well that depends what you're into.
Germany's biggest parties agree to form 'grand coalition'
Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats have settled the terms of a coalition pact with their Social Democrat rivals, but the agreement has yet to be put to a vote.