With German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy at odds over how to leverage bailout funds, hopes for a solution from Sunday's debt crisis summit are wavering.
The Constitutional Court rejected arguments against Germany's participation in eurozone bailouts, but said Merkel's government needs a parliamentary OK before offering more aid.
The German chancellor said she was 'pleased' about Osama bin Laden's death. In Germany, bold political language is rare – a lasting legacy of Germany’s violent past.
Deployments in Afghanistan have tested the Army's limits and bolstered arguments to scrap the draft and build a smaller, more professional volunteer force.
Europe leaders are now reconsidering using full body scanners that they had until recently opposed as lurid and voyeuristic.