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World News
Germany will hold its next general election in fall 2021 and Merkel, who has led the country for 15 years, has said she will not run for a fifth term as chancellor.
Politics
Dignitaries from the U.S., Russia, France, and other nations are attending a forum this week at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.
Videos
Leslie Wiser founded Radical Family Farms to explore her own biracial identity. She wanted to provide a space to grow the Asian and German heritage vegetables that her grandparents missed when they moved to America. What she didn’t expect was that the farm would become a pillar of community for other Asian-Americans who had a similar longing in their lives.
Entertainment
"You should've taken it as a compliment dick," Carter wrote when an artist from Berlin said the singer used a picture of his work without attribution or permission.

Weird News
A diver dressed as St. Nick was joined by one dressed as an angel to give 5,000 sea creatures some holiday cheer.
Politics
Workers at a distribution center in Berlin, Germany, protested Amazon's working conditions and pay on one of the online retailer's busiest days of the year.
Crime
Bruno Dey, 93, has complained that his trial in Germany is destroying his final years.
World News
As the country reflects on the wall's historic toppling, German leaders have warned that democracy continues to be "challenged" -- and must be defended.
Politics
"Mike Pompeo speaking about how walls are cruel is like watching a shark say the sight of blood makes it faint."
Religion
Rabbi Jeremy Borovitz was inside Halle's synagogue during a Yom Kippur attack. He's still optimistic about the resurgence of Jewish life in Germany.
Politics
The Yom Kippur attack on a Halle synagogue has renewed concerns about rising far-right extremism and anti-Semitism in Germany.
Politics
The gunman accused of killing two people outside a Halle synagogue was using homemade firearms — a far cry from military-style weaponry common in the U.S.
Videos
Two are dead and at least two are wounded after a shooting near a synagogue where dozens of worshippers were observing Yom Kippur.
World News
A shooter tried to storm a packed synagogue during Yom Kippur worship services, officials said.
World News
The group Extinction Rebellion said the protests Monday were taking place in 60 cities worldwide in countries including Turkey, Canada, South Africa and Mexico.
World News
Frank-Walter Steinmeier joined world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, in Warsaw.
Weird News
Although the bull flipped the hatchback several times, the Serengeti Park zookeeper escaped with only minor injuries.
Politics
As other Western democracies take steps to prevent violent far-right extremism, the Trump administration is moving backward.
Environment
Officials at the Leipzig Zoo said the animal, "Kigali," has been resocialized with the father of the two male cubs.
World News
The Paris area hit 108.3 degrees Fahrenheit, beating the previous record of 104.8 F set in 1947.