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Out of the Vilna Ghetto: Dust -- and Determination

Ellen Cassedy | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Ellen Cassedy

The young Lithuanians cleaning up the old ghetto library are hoping that, in time, a building that once offered a wider world to trapped ghetto residents will become a place that opens minds and hearts.

Can Vilnius Remember Vilna?

Ellen Cassedy | Posted 11.05.2013 | World
Ellen Cassedy

These tendencies make Lithuania's plans for observing the 70th anniversary of the ghetto liquidation all the more important.

Men's Underwear: The Wild West of Knitwear?

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 04.23.2013 | Weird News
Michael Kleinmann

2013-02-21-Screenshot20130221at5.53.07PM.jpgOne really creative knitter has produced something that we can honestly say we've never seen before.

Track Records: Startled Awake In St. Petersburg

Benedict Cooper | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

When Povilas came back he had a shot glass, a bottle of Jack Daniels and a packet of Marlboro Red in his hands. God help me, I thought.

Lithuania: World's Goofiest Tourism Promoter?

Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel

Lithuania’s National Tourism Board is not going to back down. After Stephen Colbert reviewed the board’s Lithuania perfume harshly earlier this ye...

WATCH: Vilnius Mayor Crushes Car To Send 'Message'

Posted 10.02.2011 | World

Having grown tired of a series of complaints over illegally parked cars, the mayor of Lithuania's capital opted to send his city's abundance of disres...

CIA Secret Prison Found At Horseback Riding School In Lithuania

ABC News | Brian Ross And Matthew Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The CIA built one of its secret European prisons inside an exclusive riding academy outside Vilnius, Lithuania, a current Lithuanian government offici...