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Crowd at the Venus de Milo ©Stacy Roman

How to survive the Louvre in one day

With more than 35,000 works most suggest taking two of three days to explore the Louvre. With a little advanced planning and a whole lot of patience...
Babies spend time outdoors on a warm fall day at the Air Force's Vogewel Child Development Center in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Officials say staffing shortages due to the federal hiring freeze may affect some families seeking on-base child care in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. JENNIFER H. SVAN/STARS AND STRIPES

Kaiserslautern child care hit by federal hiring freeze

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Families seeking on-base child care in the Kaiserslautern area — home to the largest U.S.

Members of the Kaiserslautern Millitary Community Eagles hockey team carry a banner in memory of Airman 1st Class Zachary Cuddeback during a memorial run and walk Saturday. Cuddeback was one of two airmen slain March 2, 2011, when a gunman attacked a group of airmen at Frankfurt Airport. MATT MILLHAM/STARS AND STRIPES

A1C Zachary Cuddback Memorial 5K Run

On March 2, 2011, Airman 1st Class Zachary Cuddeback was making a routine run to Frankfurt International Airport.

Children and Youth Services at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Germany, will be restricted starting March 1, 2017, due to a hiring freeze that has caused staffing shortages. A similar cutback will take place at the CYS in Fort Knox, Ky. STARS AND STRIPES

Hiring freeze causes cutbacks in military childcare programs

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Military families at two U.S.

Fasching and Mardi Gras madness

Colorful costumes, masked balls and elaborate parades are all part of Fasching festivities.

What's Up: Weekend events Feb. 24-26

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got your weekend and Carnival events throughout Europe lined up for you! Here's what's up:

"Tagging" the digital wall at the DDR Museum. © Stacy Roman

10 offbeat museums in Germany

Want to go off the beaten path? These 10 quirky museums in Germany are definitely worth a visit.
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Helly-va good time Viking-style

“Up Helly Aa” — it’s a hardcore celebration not for the faint of heart.

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Skip the Eiffel Tower lines: 4 alternatives to see Paris from above

The Eiffel Tower is the most well-known of Paris’ landmarks. This modern marvel of architecture is a must-see on millions of bucket lists.

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Lufthansa pilots set to strike again on Tuesday and Wednesday

BERLIN — The pilots' union at German airline Lufthansa says it is calling additional strikes for Tuesday and Wednesday, following a two-day break...

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