Limitless, clean, cheap energy - that's been a dream of scientists for decades. Now the Wendelstein 7-X, a test fusion reactor in Germany will super-heat hydrogen atoms to set off a reaction similar to that which happens on the surface of the sun.
Tesla co-founder Elon Musk has admitted that plunging oil prices have made it that much harder to get consumers interested in electric cars. But he thinks he knows how to ride out the challenge of cheap fossil fuel.
A wild Bundesliga matchday 19 gave the team of the week an interesting cast of characters. Luiz Gustavo had a strong return, and Robert Lewandowski showed a need for healthy defenders is overrated.
A bill that would compel NGOs to publicize foreign government funding has passed the first out of three readings required to become law. Israeli rights groups have decried the legislation as "violent and discriminatory."
The lower house has passed the first article of a sweeping plan giving authorities greater powers to combat terrorism. But human rights groups say the proposed changes to the constitution will undermine citizens' rights.
Two passenger trains have collided head-on near the town of Bad Aibling in the southern German state of Bavaria. Police told German agencies that at least nine people have been killed and 50 seriously injured.
In the US primaries, many Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders supporters agree on one thing. They think that only a political outsider can rescue the country's corrupt political system. Ines Pohl reports from New Hampshire.
The public loved him as an entertaining presenter of talk shows. Roger Willemsen also wrote bestsellers, loved football and was one of Germany’s best-known intellectuals. He has died at just 60 years old.
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