In a national address to a skeptical nation and a divided Congress, President Barack Obama laid out his case for military strikes on Syria, but made a commitment to one more last-ditch effort at diplomacy.
East Germany's Secret Service, or Stasi, kept extensive records on its citizens during the Cold War but tried to destroy them when its government toppled in 1989, but now German computer scientists are trying to repair those documents
Radical right political parties have made gains all across Europe, gaining strength and political power. But in Spain, the far right is faring less well. Extremists have failed to capitalize on the economic crisis and joblessness to gain followers.
The music of German composer Richard Wagner is considered taboo by many in Israelis. That's because Wagner is widely linked with Hitler and antisemitism. But an Israeli researcher says it may be time to rethink Wagner, as Daniella Cheslow reports.
Ukraine has been gripped by demonstrations for weeks now. Protesters want the President to keep his promise and sign a deal with the European Union. The deal would bail out the country's broken finances and bring it into closer association with Brussels. Russia doesn't like that. It's not the first time in Ukraine's history that is has to decide between East and West.
"Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf" was a list of literature classics compiled by Harvard president Charles Eliot back in 1909. Last week we asked YOU to tell us which books you'd put on a Five Foot Shelf in 2009.
Bletchley Park, outside London, was one of the most important spying posts during World War II, and it was there that computer scientists cracked the supposedly unbreakable German communication codes, but now,