Bruno Kettels – or 'Mr. Bolivia' – edged out the competition in the two-week-long 'Mr. International 2009' contest in Taiwan this weekend, extending Latin America's beauty pageant dominance across both genders.
12/21/2009 05:01 pm
Germany's highest court ruled that stores must stay closed on Advent Sundays so Germans can spend those days, as many traditionally do, going on walks and sitting for coffee and cake.
12/21/2009 02:37 pm
What has happened to the great alliance of democracies that won the cold war? NATO has yet to fully mobilize and exhibits no sense of urgency concerning the extremist threat in Afghanistan.
12/17/2009 11:54 am
The US, Poland status of forces pact signed Friday allows deployment of a missile defense system to go forward. An earlier proposal for a more robust missile system had drawn the ire of Russia.
12/11/2009 04:25 pm
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
John Demjanjuk, who prosecutors alleged worked as a Nazi guard at the Sobibor death camp, went on trial in Germany Monday. His is likely the last high profile case over WWII war crimes.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair missed his chance to be the first EU president, with members selection the more low-key Belgium Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy for the job.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
11/18/2009 12:00 am
Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, George H.W. Bush, and Francois Mitterrand give their account of 1989.
11/09/2009 12:00 am
A history of the events that caused the Berlin Wall to fall on November 9, 1989.
11/08/2009 12:00 am