New Guinness Record For Tallest Lego Tower

Video | Julia Dent

The tower used 450,000 Lego bricks

97-year-old Hungarian man arrested, charged with Holocaust war crimes - AP

World | InternAdmin
Laszlo Csatary

Csatary was named chief of an internment camp at a Kosice brick factory from where 12,000 Jews were deported to Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps

Police: 5 suspected of stealing 9.5 tons of garlic - AP

World | InternAdmin
Garlic

Police say the garlic apparently came from Spain and estimate its value at $37,500

Hungary's president resigns, university revokes doctorate in plagiarism scandal - AP

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Hungary’s president Pal Schmitt resigns, university revokes doctorate, in plagiarism scandal

Hungary grows weary of European Union - WaPo

Business | InternAdmin
Viktor Orban

Prime Minister blames the rush of foreign money that came in after his country joined the E.U. for its problems.

Document backs allegation KGB stopped probe into WWII hero Wallenberg's fate - AP

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Swedish diplomat who rescued thousands of Jews from Nazis disappeared after being arrested by Reds

Steve Jobs to be remembered with statue in Hungary - AP

Business | Kells Hetherington
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Statue depicts Jobs with all his trademark characteristics – a mock turtleneck, jeans and sneakers, round glasses and well-trimmed stubble

What's in the new deal to save the euro? - AP

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EU states giving up crucial powers over their own budgets in an attempt to overcome a crippling debt crisis

Hungary's iPad constitution

Opinion | Marion Smith

The drafting of Hungary’s new constitution presents a rare opportunity for lovers of liberty.

Bonding with Hu

Opinion | Alexis Serfaty

The U.S.-China relationship is far more strained than the frequency of high-level meetings between the two countries’ leaders would suggest.

Hungary's Supreme Court OKs anti-Gypsy ad - AP

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State radio and television now must run a party’s election advertisement that refers to “gypsy criminals”

U.S. defense spending subsidizes European free-riding welfare states

Opinion | Ted Galen Carpenter and Marian Tupy

America’s already huge defense budget continues to grow. Counting the costs of the missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. spends nearly as much on the military as the rest of the world combined

Dear God in ... the field? - Daily Mail

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Face of Jesus seen from the heavens on Google Earth

A look at global economic developments - AP

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Germany will cut welfare benefits, introduce new taxes and shed government jobs to save as much as 80 billion euros, or $96 billion, through 2014; The 16 nations that use the euro will lay out plans to cut public spending as they try to convince jittery markets that no more countries will need bailouts

Hungarian victims of Holocaust sue nation’s railway - Chicago Tribune

World | AJ

nearly seven decades later, a Northwestern University law professor has filed an unusual lawsuit on behalf of Hungarian Holocaust survivors such as Brown as well as the heirs of those who died. The suit, which seeks class-action status, targets the Hungarian State Railways for transporting hundreds of thousands of Jews to their deaths

Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism

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"The fall of the [Soviet] empire," former Czech president Vaclav Havel wrote, "is an event on the same scale of historical importance as the fall of the Roman Empire." It is true that Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev repudiated the Brezhnev Doctrine–that the Soviet Union will use force if necessary to ensure