• Carina Vogt regains world ski jump title in dramatic finish

    LAHTI, Finland (AP) — Carina Vogt regained her world women’s ski jump title Friday in dramatic style as her main rival fell short with the final jump.

  • Terrible record belies Hamburg’s chances at Bayern Munich

    BERLIN (AP) — Munich has not been kind to Hamburger SV in recent years.

  • Summer Britcher out of luge finale with shoulder injury

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Summer Britcher will miss the final World Cup luge race of the season because of a shoulder injury she’s battled since November.

  • New hope for Yazidi women raped and tortured by IS fighters

    DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — It’s been less than two weeks since Perwin Ali Baku escaped the Islamic State group, after more than two years in captivity, bought and sold from fighter to fighter and carted from Iraq to Syria and then back again.

  • Long road ahead for justice and accountability in Syria

    GENEVA (AP) — A fresh round of Syrian peace talks is set to begin in Geneva on Thursday. And while the U.N-sponsored talks may represent the best opportunity in years to make progress toward an end to the conflict, the burning question for many Syria observers is whether justice will be sacrificed in the name of peace.

  • Follow that horse: German police track manure to culprit

    BERLIN (AP) — Police in Bavaria say they were able to track down a man responsible for a hit-and-run by following the hoof prints and manure left behind by the horse pulling his carriage.

  • Bayern defends Ancelotti for middle-finger gesture to fans

    MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has defended coach Carlo Ancelotti for raising his middle finger to Hertha Berlin fans after supposedly being spit at following a dramatic 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga.

  • LA Kings to oversee Berlin hockey club’s operations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL’s Los Angeles Kings will oversee the operations of Berlin Eisbaren, a team in Germany’s top hockey league.

  • Bayern coach in spotlight for gesture to Hertha fans

    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti could face a heavy fine for making an obscene gesture to Hertha Berlin fans after Saturday’s dramatic 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga.

  • US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

    DACHAU, Germany (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.