The Early Edition: June 16, 2017
Otto Warmbier's father praised the Trump administration for working to free Otto and accused North Korea of having “brutalized and terrorized” his son, Sheryl Gay Stolberg writes at the New York Times. The State Department's top ... Germany and Austria ...
The long road home: Nazi-era industrialist's Mercedes that was stolen by Allied troops is seized and returned to his ...
An incredibly rare Mercedes that was taken by Allied troops from a German industrialist while he was imprisoned is now set to sell for £6m after a court ruling returned it to the family of its original owner. The 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special ...
Rare Mercedes 'stolen' by WW2 Allied troops set for £6million sale after legal battle
A crown prince and German affairs
Named Villa Stolberg, it has a living area of 1400 square metres, houses at least 15 rooms and serves as a main home for his new consort, Major General Suthida Vajiralongkorn, nicknamed Nui, a former Thai Airways crew member, as well as for his son ...
New York Times
Cubans in Louisville, Ky., Quietly Mark Castro's Death
New York Times
Yanara Cespedes, a recent Cuban immigrant, served pastries at Bodega Mi Sueño in Louisville, Ky. Credit Philip Scott Andrews for The New York Times. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yahima Leblanc Núñez and her husband, Pavel Reyes, were Cuban government ...
Makers of thalidomide to be tried - archive, 1967
After an investigation lasting five years, the Public Prosecutor at Aachen has brought charges against the manufacturers of the drug thalidomide which is blamed for causing at least 5,000 babies to be born malformed and nervous disorders in 5,000 adults.
The Daily 202: Blocked travel ban raises the stakes for Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
But the pending nature of the travel ban, combined with Trump's continuing attacks on judges, raise the already high stakes of his Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, which begins Monday. The president and his surrogates promise ...... New York Times ...
A Brief History of White House Weddings
There are a lot of reasons to have a wedding at the White House if you can, former social secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy Letitia Baldridge told Sheryl Stolberg for The New York Times. World-class catering and staff are at your fingertips, along with ...
The Statesman Online
German thalidomide maker Gruenenthal issues apology
The Statesman Online
"We ask for forgiveness that for nearly 50 years we didn't find a way of reaching out to you from human being to human being," he said at a ceremony in the western German city of Stolberg, where the firm is based. "We ask that you regard our long ...
German Drug Maker Apologizes to Victims of Thalidomide
Survivor: German firm's apology for birth defects drug 'not enough'
German pharma firm apologizes 51 years later for Thalidomide, defect causing drug
10 of the best nude hotels around the world
4. Zum Walde, Stolberg, Germany. This hotel is hidden in the forests of North-West Germany, the country where naturism began. Situated near the picturesque Moselle region, there's a strict dress code for guests: they can't wear anything in the spa ...
How Thalidomide Went From Medical Disaster to Miraculous Cancer Treatment
In 2012, a crowd gathered to see the unveiling of a bronze sculpture in Stolberg, Germany. The artwork depicted a girl, reaching toward the sky–but her hands began at the ends of her shoulders; she lacked arms. Her feet were deformed, her mouth open in ...