Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has a positive relationship with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, and the Ukraine crisis makes that more important. Putin is not Adolf Hitler, but the history of German-Russian relations is central to addressing the current challenge. Merkel, who speaks…
SOCHI, Russia | For organization, the Sochi Games deserve a solid 7 marks out of 10. Unless, of course, you had to shower in cold, brown water in an unfinished mountain hotel and griped about it to #SochiProblems on Twitter.
MESA, Ariz. | Edwin Jackson's first year with the Chicago Cubs was a dud.
ArcelorMittal crossed a major regulatory hurdle in its bid to team up with a Japanese steelmaker to buy a German steel finishing facility in Alabama, and should be able to complete the purchase sooner than expected.
OFFBEAT: Final week for fantastic production of 'Through the Leaves' by side project theatre company
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Beat Boogie Quality Drums owner Steve Crabtree has loved drums since he was a young boy and heard Sandy Nelson’s classic “Let There Be Drums” for the first time.
Times columnist Philip Potempa will share candy cane peppermint origins and holiday food traditions on the 8 a.m. Sunday NBC 5 Chicago television newscast.
James Clapper, director of national intelligence, took a hard line on Oct. 29 in testimony before the Intelligence Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He argued that alarm over electronic monitoring of foreign leaders and vast numbers of citizens is misplaced.
HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.
The maneuvering by Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior politicians in Germany to form a viable new government is important for Europe, and beyond. Unfortunately, the alarming partisan budget standoff in Washington, D.C., preoccupied most related media attention.
VALPARAISO | The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University will host the boys choir of St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany — the choir that was directed by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1723.
U.S. Steel plans to offer rare tours of a local steel mill when an international summit comes to town.
Car parts, steel coils and other products Hoosiers make every day travel all across the globe.
Artistic Director Rudy Hogenmiller stars as the Emcee in the Light Opera Works production of "Cabaret," Aug. 10-25, 2013 in Evanston.
Luke Kurowski, of Munster, is excited to expand his worldview when he travels to Germany in August via the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals program.
LONDON | Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon.
LONDON | As he has six previous times, Roger Federer will open Wimbledon today as the defending champion, stepping onto Centre Court for the first match of what he hopes will be another two-week stay at the All England Club.
PARIS | Less than 48 hours after learning of the death of his childhood coach, Novak Djokovic was on court at the French Open, determined to complete a career Grand Slam in honor of the woman he likened to a "second mother."
The Spiegelau Craft Beer Connoisseur Kit of traditional beer glasses offers specific glass designs to assure experiencing the best flavor from the brewing process. The kit includes glasses styled in Wheat, Lager, Tulip and Pilsner designs. Founded in Germany in 1521, Spiegelau is known for f…
INDIANAPOLIS | A third European nation is set to honor former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., for his international relations achievements, and work toward nuclear disarmament.
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