German education minister quits in plagiarism case - Article Photos 4/4

German chancellor Angela Merkel , right, and education minister Annette Schavan, left, address the press in Berlin Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Germany's education minister has resigned after a university decided to withdraw her doctorate, finding that she plagiarized parts of her thesis - an embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government months before national elections. (AP Photo/dpa, Wolfgang Kumm)