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Berlin Wall's Fall (1989)

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  • Karlovy Vary Festival Brings Best of the East to the West

    This year, the top prizes in Cannes sent a clear message to the international cinema community: From Palme d'Or winner "Winter Sleep" (Turkey) to Un Certain Regard favorite "White God" (Hungary) and "The Tribe" (Ukraine), above, the juries' top picks...
  • 25 years after Berlin Wall fell, Lenin's image still divides

    SCHWERIN, Germany In the 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, historian Ralf Wendt has watched much of his former life vanish. The museum he curated that tells Schwerin's 1,000-year history was a national treasure in communist East Germany. But once East...
  • How TV's Bad Boys Reap Emmy Awards

    Rascals are in vogue these days. Just ask Emmy. Last year's lead actor in a drama slate featured Walter White of "Breaking Bad," Don Draper of "Mad Men," Frank Underwood of "House of Cards" and Damian Lewis of "Homeland." Connivers and cheaters all; many...
  • Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square

    Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square
    Hu Jia is under house arrest again in Bobo Freedom City, his Beijing apartment complex, as he often is come late spring. Two plainclothes officers are just downstairs, Hu says, and four or five are at the front gate; the veteran activist is allowed to...
  • Putin outsmarts Obama in Asia pivot

    Putin outsmarts Obama in Asia pivot
    — On Wednesday, it finally happened — the pivot to Asia. No, not the United States. It was Russia that turned East. In Shanghai, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a spectacular energy deal —...
  • Glen Stassen dies at 78; took a biblical approach to peace activism

    Glen Stassen dies at 78; took a biblical approach to peace activism
    Glen Stassen, a Christian ethicist who left a budding career in nuclear physics to study theology and who went on to develop a biblically based framework for peace activism, has died. He was 78. Stassen, the son of former Minnesota Gov. Harold Stassen,...
  • Tom Brokaw gets his name on NBC facility; newsman fighting cancer

    Tom Brokaw gets his name on NBC facility; newsman fighting cancer
    Tom Brokaw fondly remembers the seven years he spent in Los Angeles broadcasting KNBC-TV Channel 4's late local news. He arrived in Los Angeles in 1966, in his first NBC News correspondent job, as California was booming. He and his wife built a house at...
  • NBCUniversal Dedicates West Coast News Center to Tom Brokaw

    NBCUniversal has dedicated its West Coast news center to NBC journalist Tom Brokaw. The Brokaw News Center, located on the Universal Studios lot, will be the home to the West Coast operations of NBC News, CNBC, MSNBC and Telemundo News and local stations...
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  • Humiliation nation(s)

    What is it about Western leaders from Neville Chamberlain to George W. Bush who want to find good in men of bad character? Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, President George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had...
  • Of sex, age and politics

    Asked to comment after a record number of women signed up to seek office on the Republican ticket this year in Arkansas, Joyce Elliott -- a Democratic state senator from Little Rock -- started off fine. She noted that young mothers tend to put off...
  • Putin Raises Specter Of Cold War

    Vladimir Putin baptized his conquest of Crimea with a powerful, unsettling speech that should be a warning that an embattled Russia is fighting for what it sees as its national dignity — in ways that require a firm and patient U.S. response....