This is the most popular dog breed in America

Dogs are great. All of them. But, statistically speaking, Americans prefer one breed over the rest. Is it the piggly wiggly French bulldog? The teensy toy-sized
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A geezer in Germany

Many years ago, I wrote that Germany should be "off limits" to economy travelers because of its high costs. Now, however, the cost of traveling in Germany compa
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Aldi Recalls Flour Over Possible E. Coli Contamination

Aldi has issued a recall for the chain' s Baker' s Corner all-purpose flour due to possible E.coli contamination. According to the Centers for Disease Control a
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British People Get Drunk More Than Any Other Nationality, Survey Says

The Global Drug Survey, published May 16, is the world' s largest drug study. Was it something Prince Charles did? The United States and other English-speaking
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This Is Why Your Grandparents Call Dinner 'Supper'

When you were growing up, your parents or grandparents may have referred to lunch as" dinner" and dinner as" supper." This can be confusing for younger generati
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McDonald's Adds New Vegan Burger to Menus in Germany

McDonald' s is finally adding a" meaty" plant-based burger to its menu- but only in Germany. The international fast food chain has officially launched a new veg
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Aldi Is Selling Bottled Pineapple Mimosas Just in Time for Easter Brunch

Without a shadow of doubt, America' s favorite boozy brunch drink is the mimosa. They' re really not that hard to make­- it' s just orange juice and bubbly-
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Lanvin makes a comeback at designer's debut show in Paris

After wandering in the creative wilderness, French couture house Lanvin is back on form with its fourth designer in four years
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Oskar Schindler's personal possessions hit auction block

Several personal possessions of Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist who saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jews during World War II, are up for auction
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UK lawmakers vote to hold prime minister to Brexit promises

Lawmakers vote to hold Theresa May to her Brexit promise; prime minister insists U.K. will leave European Union as scheduled on March 29
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Germany: Ex-execs make court deal over Colombia gun exports

A court official says three former executives at German gun-maker Sig Sauer likely won't go to prison after reaching a deal over allegations they illegally expo
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The Latest: UK Parliament votes to hold May to Brexit vow

Britain's Parliament has underscored Prime Minister Theresa May's promise to give lawmakers a vote on whether to delay Brexit rather than leave the European Uni
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Trump, Merkel, queen all targets for German Carnival floats

Groups and clubs in Germany are putting the final touches to their elaborate floats with outrageous caricatures depicting political themes for this year's Carni
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The Latest: May: Brexit deal within reach despite EU caution

British Prime Minister Theresa May remains convinced March 29 remains a realistic Brexit date, despite the EU urging the U.K. to delay its departure from the bl
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Cuaron's 'Roma' gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

Mexico's "Roma" is the winner of the best foreign language film at the Oscars
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Friedrich takes four-man World Cup bobsled title

Francesco Friedrich and Germany came up with a fitting end to the World Cup bobsled season
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Rescuers search for missing skier after Austrian avalanche

Austrian authorities say a German man is still missing after an avalanche buried a group of backcountry skiers killing one and severely injuring a second one ne
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Women take Catholic bishops to task at Vatican abuse summit

A prominent Nigerian nun blasted the culture of silence that has long kept clergy sexual abuse hidden in the Catholic Church, telling Catholic leaders Saturday
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The Latest: Sex abuse victims speak of lost childhoods

A man and a woman who were sexually abused by priests as young people have told Catholic leaders attending Pope Francis' abuse prevention summit that the trauma
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1 dead, 4 rescued after Austria avalanche, search continues

An avalanche hit a forest in Austria near the German border on Saturday, killing one skier, but rescue workers pulled four other from the snow
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The Latest: Journalist warns bishops to care about victims

A prominent Mexican journalist has told Catholic leaders at the Vatican's sex abuse prevention summit that their failure to report abuse and inform the public a
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The Latest: Dozens march through Rome over church abuse

Several dozen Catholics from Italy and abroad have marched through Rome to protest the Vatican's handling of pedophile priests.
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Nun to Vatican abuse summit: "This storm will not pass by"

A prominent Nigerian nun has blasted the culture of silence in the Catholic Church that has long sought to hide clergy sexual abuse, telling a Vatican summit th
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Oklahoma governor reappoints Rhoades as safety commissioner

Gov. Kevin Stitt is reappointing the commissioner of public safety following an investigation at the agency that led to a criminal charge against a Highway Patr
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