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Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

trivago | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
trivago

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. These German destinations beyond Oktoberfest will leave you feeling like this is one of the most underrated corners of the world.

Former Nazi Rallying Ground Gets $92M Makeover

Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel

A rundown former Nazi rallying complex on the outskirts of Nuremberg is scheduled to get a $92 million makeover, thanks to the local city government. ...

Is 'Terrorism' a War Crime Triable by Military Commission? Who Knows?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Thirteen years after the USS Cole was bombed, a military commission in Guantanamo Bay is trying to figure out if the act constituted "terrorism" and if "terrorism" is a crime that can be charged in a military commission. We still don't know.

PHOTOS: Bavarian Celebrations In Germany's Christmas Markets

Viator | Posted 02.08.2013 | Travel
Viator

Germany's most famous Christmas Market is often referred to as the "Little Town from Wood and Clot," due to the 180 wooden market stalls decorated with red and white fabrics in the picturesque old town.

Justice and the Enemy: The Case for Guantanamo

William Shawcross | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
William Shawcross

Critics of military courts sometimes complain that the accused have far less rights than in the federal system. This is not so. Any Nazi defendant transported by time machine from Nuremberg to Guantanamo would be stunned by the rights, privileges, and safeguards to which he was now entitled.

50th Anniversary Judgement at Nuremberg Screening at Academy Is Shattering!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I came away from a 50th anniversary screening of Judgment at Nuremberg on Tuesday at the Motion Picture Academy with the feeling that nothing materially has changed in the world since that trial in 1947.

WATCH: 600 Year Old Book Found In Sandy, Utah

Posted 06.11.2011 | Books

Appraiser Ken Sanders says it's the find of his career: a copy of "The Nuremberg Chronicle," published as a companion to The Gutenberg Bible, in 1494....

ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Vazquez

by Michael Vazquez Two weeks after the close of the New York Film Festival, herewith, my first posting, by way of random notes on thirty-nine films: ...

Annie Gosfield in Concert -- The Industrial Age Goes Avant-Garde

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rodney Punt

One hears the scraping of steel surfaces in the quartet's micro-tuned strings, the heaving, irregular start of massive engines in sputtering drum riffs, and the sonic echoes of a warehouse.

Three Women: Profiles in Courage

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when Jan & Dean scored a huge hit with their song, "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena," listeners quickly fell in love with the refrain "Go g...

Do Governments Need The Media to Bring Criminals to Justice?

Eric Blinderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Blinderman

America's Most Wanted has successfully bridged the gap between entertainment and law enforcement; The Wanted attempts to do this on an international scale.

Nazi Gnome Sparks Controversy, Investigation Of Artist

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

German prosecutors are investigating the legality of a garden gnome sculpture that recently went on display in a Nuremberg art gallery that is quite c...

Who's Responsible for Torture?

Jim Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Selman

What should be done about the despicable and unjustified actions of people who, in the name of National Security and following directions from higher authorities, committed these acts?

Friday Talking Points [38] -- Whiners And Cheeseheads

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to Friday Talking Points, after a one-week hiatus! While plenty has happened in the past two weeks which bears close and careful analysis...