| Jan 6, 2012
| 12:46 PM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia might not rank among the world's brewery or beer garden capitals, but change is coming.
Kingdom Breweries, Phnom Penh's newest boutique producer, is gearing up on the banks of the Tonle Sap river to give local brands...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Climate change increased the number of hurricanes, tornadoes and other weather-related catastrophes by nearly five times in North America during the past 30 years, according to research published Wednesday by the world's largest reinsurer, Munich Re.
| May 16, 2012
| 9:58 AM
One of the foremost artists of our day, Ellsworth Kelly may be best known for his rigorous abstract painting. However, Kelly has made figurative drawings throughout his career, and has created an extraordinary body of work that now spans six decades....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Julius Light was not born when German immigrant Jonathan Hager arrived in Hagerstown in 1739.
But he was a young man when the U.S. military bombed Wesel, Germany, in 1945, destroying 97 percent of the town’s structures.
Light, now 85, of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Back in the late 1980s, an American university teacher was working in West Germany. While teaching in Munich, Barbara Frank learned from one of her students of a widow who was unable to drive her deceased husband's Mercedes-Benz. The student encouraged...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Bonnie Branch Middle School eighth-graders Nick Kundrat and Matt Yagel point to a bar graph made for their school project examining security at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, which ended with 11 athletes killed.
The graph illustrates...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The elephants at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany, said their goodbyes this week to Lola, a baby elephant who died from a pulmonary embolism.
The herd gathered around and nuzzled her with their trunks before walking away. Lola, who was three...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:56 AM
No one should go a day of Oktoberfest without a beer in hand. The Bavarian fest officially started in Munich on Sept. 22 and around South Florida this past Wednesday. The Biergarten in Boca will host its version of the party next Friday, Oct. 5, but until...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:05 AM
PETOSKEY — Before he left work Friday, Sept. 21, for the weekend, Michael Mann stopped to chat with a customer in front of the beer cooler at the Grain Train in Petoskey.
Mann, the store’s beverage manager, had just finished stocking the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:34 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The road to heaven is paved with more than good intentions for Germany's24 million Catholics. If they don't pay their religious taxes, they will be denied sacraments, including weddings, baptisms and funerals.
A decree issued last...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Colorado wildfires, an early tornado season and major thunderstorms with hail marked some of the natural disasters in the U.S. during the first half of this year, and even those are a small fraction of the catastrophes that occurred in the first half of...