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Ron Dicker

Homeless TV Weather Reporters? | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.31.2013 | Impact

In Europe, the TV weather reporter might be closer to the outside elements than viewers think. Homeless people are being recruited to give the fore...

Keep Calm and Don't Denigrate Yourself, Britain!

Liliana Ciobanu | Posted 03.31.2013 | World
Liliana Ciobanu

These are lines suggested by British people for a negative advertising campaign to deter Romanian and Bulgarian migrants for coming to the UK.

Understanding The Meaning Of Evil

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 03.28.2013 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

We seem to tolerate these acts as natural to mankind, as something to simply be overlooked as a unavoidable part of being human.

Two Romanian Journalists Face Sentencing

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has given two journalists suspended prison sentences after they were convicted of trying to blackmail pol...

LOOK: A Steamy Gay Calendar Spread Featuring...Orthodox Priests?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: The Bucharest Herald reports that the Romanian Patriarchy is refuting the calendar producers' claims, saying the models are merely "posing as ...

PHOTOS: 10 Amazing Works Of Architecture

Trippy | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel

Whether it's intricate carving on an ancient temple or steel bended in ways you never thought possible, the complexities of architecture never cease to amaze.

Killing the Gypsy Dream

Liliana Ciobanu | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Liliana Ciobanu

I've been spending time with several gypsy communities in Romania over the last couple of weeks, to see how they feel and think about the world around them.

The Mother-Daughter Duo Who RESHAPED How the World Looks at Eyebrows

Clarissa Burt | Posted 11.24.2012 | Business
Clarissa Burt

It is said that no successful person is ever alone in his or her journey. Anastasia Soare is no exception.

Bride Napping All The Rage In Bucharest

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 11.03.2012 | Weird News

BUCHAREST, Romania — A white limousine screeches to a halt and a bride, resplendent in frothy gown and veil, is hauled outside by her abductors....

U.S. Gymnastics Takes Gold In Women's Team Final

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

Now introducing.. the latest "Fab Five." Or is it the Fierce Five? How about both? The U.S. women's gymnastics team was both fabulous and ferocious...

To Impeach, Or Not To Impeach?

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 09.28.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian election officials declared late Sunday that a referendum to impeach the nation's president on grounds that he ove...

Alzheimer's and Humor

Marie Marley | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Alzheimer's disease is a deadly serious topic, and deservedly so. But sometimes laughter is the best medicine.

PHOTOS: Art Nouveau, Born Again In Budapest

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Tinsley

There is good news for lovers of Art Nouveau, one of Europe's oddest cultural phenomena.

Did Romanian Former PM Shoot Self In Neck To Avoid Jail?

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

By Ioana Patran BUCHAREST, June 26 (Reuters) - Romanian prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating allegations that a doctor ...

Former Romanian PM Shoots Self In Neck

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania -- A former Romanian former prime minister who shot himself in the neck hours after being sentenced to prison successfully underwe...

Former PM Shoots Self In Neck Before Prison Term

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — A Romanian ex-prime minister shot and wounded himself Wednesday in an apparent suicide attempt, hours after the country's ...

Romanian PM Accused Of Plagiarizing Thesis

AP | ALISON MUTLER | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania -- His first education minister resigned for allegedly plagiarizing a book about Romania's entry into the European Union. His secon...

Open Letter to the First Lady of the United States

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Ms. Bea Cohen, California's oldest living female veteran and indeed a national treasure.

Daredevil Thieves Rob Moving Truck

Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

A gang of Romanian thieves has taken multitasking to an all-time high. The group is shown starting to rob a moving truck as they both power down a hig...

Prince Charles Visits Vampire Country

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

BUCHAREST, Romania — Britain's Prince Charles is relaxing in one of his favorite places, Transylvania, immediately after celebrating Queen Eliza...

Saki Knafo

UNICEF Report: U.S. Child Poverty Second Highest | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.31.2012 | Impact

Can government spending lift poor children from poverty? A new report from UNICEF suggests it's possible. The latest edition of UNICEF's report on ...

Georgina Harding, Author of Orange Prize for Fiction Shortlisted Painter of Silence (VIDEO) | Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Painter of Silence, Georgina Harding's third novel -- recently shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction -- is set in Romania in the early fifties ...

Congress Needs Bipartisan Friendships Now More Than Ever

Ambassador Tony Hall | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Ambassador Tony Hall

Bipartisan friendships don't erase our political divisions, but they do fundamentally change how political opponents view one another and engage with one another in the public arena.

Ivana Mladenovic's Turn Off the Lights at Tribeca: An Interview

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Ivana Mladenovic's Turn Off the Lights is a tribute to the resilience of the Roma people. I caught up with Mladenovic during the and asked her about growing up in Serbia during the war and her inspirations as a filmmaker.

Officials: Record-Breaking Cold Snap Kills More Than 650 In Eastern Europe

AP | ALINA WOLFE MURRAY | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — More than 650 people have died during a record-breaking cold snap in Eastern Europe, authorities said Wednesday, as offici...