Photo of VW Beetles at an annual gathering of the "Beetle club"

VW to Stop Making Iconic Beetle Next Summer

DETROIT — After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle. "I would say 'never say never.' " — Hinrich Woebcken, VW of America CEO when asked if the Beetle would ever be revived The com...
Photo of German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during 2018 World Cup

Fans’ Anti-Gay Chants Stain Mexico’s World Cup Win

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — International soccer's ruling body has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's historic 1-0 win over Germany. Some Mexican supporters chanted the slur when Germany goalke...

Germans Rally to Jewish Community’s Defense

Weeks after the United States observed Holocaust Remembrance Day, residents of Berlin, Germany, are standing up to anti-Semitism in their city. It resulted from an experiment by an Israeli-Arab, who wore a k...

Read This and You Will Better Understand Russia

Opinion by Greg Carleton If you want to understand Russia better, think of war. But not the one in eastern Ukraine or the frightening possibility of a conflict with NATO. Go back instead to Russia’s 1945 victory over Nazi Germany. That triumph is the ...