Postman Andreas Oberauer’s workplace is on the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. Five days a week carries the mail up to the summit station, at an elevation of 2962 meters.
If the financial crisis taught us one thing, it's that economic growth is not a given. Still, businesses opting out of the expansion race are often belittled. That's a shame, because they have a lot to teach us.
Two police officers have been shot outside police headquarters during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri. This comes after the local police chief resigned amid racial tensions.
The police chief's resignation in the US city of Ferguson sparked a demonstration that has culminated in the shooting of two policemen outside their headquarters as rival protestors dispersed. The officers were wounded.
The US Justice Department will not prosecute the police officer who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last year. It also released a report criticizing the Ferguson police department for racial discrimination.