Opponents of Syrian Refugee Resettlement Seize on the Paris Attacks

Across Europe and in the United States, those opposed to resettling Syrian asylum-seekers say the Paris attacks justify their position.

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The Volkswagen Scandal Spreads to Iconic U.S. Carmakers

Ford and General Motors are accused of using a similar emissions cheat to the one used by Volkswagen.


A Last Cigarette With Helmut Schmidt

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Is Germany, Europe’s Rock, Starting to Crumble?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel saved the eurozone this summer. But a number of homegrown issues are straining her leadership.

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The Volkswagen Emissions Cheat Scandal Just Got a Whole Lot Fancier

The EPA says Volkswagen's luxury brands also have an emissions cheat.


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Greece’s Bailout Deal with Europe Is Starting to Show Cracks

Greece is falling short on reforms it promised in exchange for a third, $95 billion bailout. EU officials are telling Athens to move more quickly, or else money it desperately needs could be delayed.

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