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 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.
Feb 9, 2012 With a $172 billion bailout in place, Greeks' futures are looking austere.
Feb 8, 2012 Packed, town hall-style meetings have sprung up all across Ireland over the past several weeks.
Feb 6, 2012 Greece was on deadline to deliver a cost-cutting plan to the IMF and EU last week, this past weekend and today. Now, the deadline has been extended. When might the country default?
Feb 6, 2012 Negotiations with private sector creditors are going well, but Greek officials are struggling over terms for a second bailout from the IMF and the EU
Jan 30, 2012 After similar legislation failed in California, Texas, and Illinois, a lawmaker in Florida is hoping to ban the use of food stamps to buy soda, candy, and other junk food.
Jan 30, 2012 Greek financial woes were front and center at EU headquarters in Brussels today.
Jan 13, 2012 Later this morning President Obama is expected to outline a new plan to shrink government. He's going to ask Congress to give him the authority to merge some departments and agencies.
Mar 13, 2013 In this week's quiz, Stephan Richter shows us how U.S. spending in Afghanistan stacks up against American spending for the United Nations.