In 1978, Congress created the Presidential Records Act, which makes the records of a president public, not private. Here's what that means amid some of the latest revelations that US President Donald Trump has withheld records of his conversations with Vladimir Putin.
World leaders made concessions on trade and climate language to Donald Trump Saturday, at the end of the most fractious and riot-hit G-20 summit ever.
President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin shook hands as they met for the first time Friday at a G-20 summit marred by violent protests and a rift between America and its Western allies over climate change and trade.
In her weekly column, AWL editorial director Christina Asquith surveys how US foreign policy is increasingly becoming a male-dominated arean
Germany has received more than 1 million refugees, many of them children from Syria. In “Everything Will Be Alright,” Kirsten Boie writes the story of one Syrian family that fled bombings in Homs for safety near Hamburg, Germany.
Hamburg bans the devices from government offices.
Inge Rapoport did her doctoral work back in 1930s Germany, but the Nazis kept her from getting her medical degree. “I was quite nervous in my exam," the new doctor says.
Researchers say that in Germany before World War II, there were many more Nazi torture and detention sites than previously thought. The evidence comes from an archive of Nazi documents that was only opened to the public in recent years.
At the height of the Cold War, a German teen decided he'd fly his single-ending plane deep into the Soviet Union to build a metaphorical bridge between the Germans and the Soviets. He landed in Red Square — and was arrested and sentenced 25 years ago last week.
The Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to 57-year-old Chinese novelist Mo Yan. The Swedish Academy praised Mo's "hallucinatory realism," saying it "merges folk tales, history and the contemporary."
As Greece tries to recover from the bailouts, the failed economy and the austerity measures, a small group of protesters have gathered outside the European Central Bank in Germany to criticize the measures that bank has insisted on in order for Greece to access the bailout funds it needs.