In the final years before the Berlin Wall fell, East Germans described their grievances on cassette tapes that were smuggled to West Berlin and then broadcast back to the east on Radio Glasnost.
A lead federal prosecutor in New York City, Lynch will be introduced by President Obama at the White House on Saturday. Her office has handled old-school Mafia busts, cutting edge cybercrime and more.
A new documentary film follows protesters who occupied a research farm owned by the University of California. The film has become a symbol of the subversive possibilities of urban farming.
It's not just American drivers who are mourning the death of Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi. He reached a global audience as well.
A profile of the new U.S. technology chief , how the FBI took down the latest online bazaar for black market goods, and the other tech headlines you need to read, all in this week's roundup.
He told supporters in Springfield, Va., that the gap in the number of votes between him and the Democratic incumbent, Sen. Mark Warner, had grown and "I know that a change in outcome is not possible."
The U.S. thought trade and investment would eventually make China more democratic. In fact, it's had the opposite effect: creating a rich, authoritarian leadership class that remains repressive.
The Rockefeller Foundation will pay 100 cities to hire people who can help them prepare for future shocks and stresses.
Britain's Doctor Who series finishes its first season with new hero Peter Capaldi on Saturday. TV critic Eric Deggans says Capaldi's portrayal of the Doctor is often better than the stories he's in.
Each musician ate one of "the world's hottest chili peppers" whole, before continuing to play a famous tango.