It can be restorative just to slow down and exalt in a little bit of nature. Producer Alexa Dvorson had such a chance one recent night in Berlin, where she happened upon an early spring arrival to one of the city's parks.
Researchers say that in Germany before World War II, there were many more Nazi torture and detention sites than previously thought. The evidence comes from an archive of Nazi documents that was only opened to the public in recent years.
Germany's southern region of Bavaria is known more for its oompah bands than for dance music. But one local brass band is finding the funk in their old-style Bavarian roots. Reporter Valerie Hamilton introduces us to LaBrassBanda.
The recent law banning "gay propaganda" in Russia has drawn the ire of LGBT rights groups and sympathizers worldwide, some boycotting Russian vodkas like Stolichnaya. Host Carol Hills speaks to Andre Banks the Executive Director and Co-Founder of All Out.
President Obama will be in Berlin on Wednesday. Last time he was there, as a candidate in 2008, he was embraced by a crowd of 200,000 enthusiastic Germans. Five years later, the German welcome will not be as warm.
After years of protests and strikes organized by the SolidarnoÅ?Ä? movement, the Communist regime ceded power peacefully in the end. Many young people today know little about this moment in the recent history of their country.