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  • Hitler Aide Rudolf Hess Flees to Scotland!

     
    May 13, 1941: Rudolf Hess, the Nazis’ No. 2 deputy, bails out of his Messerschmitt over Scotland. He will commit suicide in Spandau prison in 1987. Ralph Bellamy fills in for Lee Shippey, who is recovering from surgery. Tom Treanor,......
  • The reading life: Susan Salter Reynolds on gifts of the written word

     
    No one ever gave me books. It used to bother me. But I also understood. Who would give a critic a book, entirely for pleasure? This has changed. There is now a young man who gives me books. Not just......
  • Your morning adorable: Miniature horse foal plays ball

     
    We are beyond smitten with Patch, a miniature horse foal who, at the tender age of two weeks, already has soccer skills that giant pandas can only dream of. Patch's toy of choice is an inflatable exercise ball, which only......
  • Citing Bono's back injury, U2 postpones its American tour

     
    After hurting his back during concert rehearsals in Munich, Germany, Bono and U2 have been forced to postpone the sixteen dates on the band's summer American tour, including the two dates at Angel Stadium on June 6 and June 7,......
  • Kent Nagano reportedly stepping down from Bavarian State Opera in Germany

     
    Conductor Kent Nagano will be stepping down as music director of the Bayerische Staatsoper (Bavarian State Opera) in Munich, according to reports Tuesday from the German media. Nagano was quoted as saying that he won't renew his contract with the......
  • Cornelius Gurlitt, Germany reach agreement on suspected looted art

    Cornelius Gurlitt, Germany reach agreement on suspected looted art
    Cornelius Gurlitt, the German man who had been hiding more than 1,000 works of art -- some believed to have been looted during World War II -- has reached an agreement with German officials regarding his secret stash. The two sides issued a statement...
  • Son of Nazis' art dealer wants to return works to owners' heirs

    Son of Nazis' art dealer wants to return works to owners' heirs
    The son of infamous German art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt, who helped Adolf Hitler hoard art looted from Jews during the Holocaust, says he’s now willing to return works his father had acquired to the heirs of their victimized owners. Attorney...
  • Beer review: Maui Brewing Bikini Blonde Lager

    Beer review: Maui Brewing Bikini Blonde Lager
    This is the ideal backyard beer for summer (made on Maui, where they know all about sunny weather). It's a Munich helles-type lager, made with Pilsner and Munich malts and German Hersbrucker and some American German-style hops. The result is light and...
  • A spring fling with dumplings

    A spring fling with dumplings
    In 1967, Helmut Winter made international headlines for flinging some serious dumplings. Outraged at the low-flying military aircraft over his home in Pasing, near Munich, Germany, Winter began firing bread dumplings from a massive homemade catapult....
  • 'The Count of Concord' by Nicholas Delbanco

    'The Count of Concord' by Nicholas Delbanco
    The Count of Concord A Novel Nicholas Delbanco Dalkey Archive Press: 478 pp., $15.95 paper Students of the American Revolution know Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, as an American royalist spy. Historians of science will tell you he co-founded the...
  • What's NATO worth?

    Today's question: How far east should NATO expand? Should the United States concede Russian dominance over the Caucasus in exchange for admitting, say, Ukraine into NATO? Previously, Moynihan and Meier discussed Russia’s membership in G-8 and...