Two decades later, a journalist remembers the rapid crumbling of European communism.
The connections of the old Habsburg Empire have reappeared, post cold war, but regional identity has not.
According to a study, North Americans have been staying up late to do their Internet surfing this summer, so late that the peak usage for the whole day has been at 11 p.m. Eastern time.
Polish enmity toward Germany is gone, but tension with Russia remains.
The region's Jewish communities are now largely gone, but a growing movement seeks to restore and protect the synagogues, cemeteries, and other remaining landmarks.
Ahead of G-20, German leader balks at more spending and more debt.
Ahead of the G-20 economic summit, a divide grows over the balance of regulation and stimulus.