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During Crimea, Remember the Sudetenland

Ben Barber | Posted 03.06.2014 | World
Ben Barber

My parents were Czechoslovak citizens in 1938 when Adolf Hitler said he only wanted to take one little piece of land -- the Sudetenland -- to protect the oppressed German minority there.

The Czech Republic: Sites to Behold

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

The Charles Bridge... a mansion designed by Mies van der Rohe... an ancient Jewish town center and synagogue. What do these and nine other equally div...

Astoria Characters: The Well-Engineered Family

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jarda Nehybka never thought he'd have a wife and two tow-headed toddlers, not at this age, 69.