Feb 13, 2012 Overnight, the Greek parliament imposed drastic cuts that will layoff some 150,000 government workers, raise the retirement age and lower the minimum wage by 20 percent. What would the same cutbacks feel like here in the U.S.?
Feb 13, 2012 More strict austerity measures were passed in Greece over the weekend. What would the equivalent of the cuts look like here at home?
Feb 13, 2012 Greeks rioted over the weekend, burning dozens of buildings in protest against budget cuts that are the latest condition for a $170 billion bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
Feb 13, 2012 Many Greeks spent the weekend protesting against austerity cuts in their country, in part because individuals and businesses are already having trouble scraping by.
Feb 10, 2012 Greeks are striking again today to protest deep cuts the government wants to make in order to get more bailout money. But even the most recent austerity deal Greece proposed might not be enough.
Feb 10, 2012 A day after the government submitted a budget cutting plan that’s needed in order for Greece to get more bailout money, there are huge strikes over the cuts going on in Athens today.
Feb 10, 2012 First Lady Michelle Obama's plan to make Americans healthier isn't stopping at school lunch; she now wants the military to shape up as well. Greeks are striking again today to protest deep cuts the government wants to make in order to get more bailout money. The unemployment rate dropped last month to 8.3 percent, but some economists say the news isn't as good as it sounds. And big drinks companies are fighting in what some might call "whiskey wars."
Feb 10, 2012 Sunday the Greek parliament votes on whether or not to accept another round of deep cuts.
Feb 9, 2012 Just ahead of another meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Greece announces that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.