The Dow suffered its worst day since December 2008, when the US was sliding into recession. The flight to bonds was so extreme that stock market investors were paying the US to hold their money.
Protesters gathered outside the 2014 World Cup qualifying draw this weekend in Rio de Janeiro to demand that the soccer tournament stay free of corruption. They promised to keep up pressure as the event nears.
Last week's attacks in Norway have put Western Europe's far right in the spotlight, despite their rapid condemnation of Anders Behring Breivik's actions. These parties share some of the anti-immigrant and anti-Islam opinions that spurred Mr. Breivik. Who are some of these rising parties on the right? (RELATED STORY: Norway massacre likely to ramp up monitoring of right-wing groups)
The European Union yesterday imposed a four-year deadline on member countries to come up with plans for facilities to permanently store their spent nuclear fuel.
Spotify launches in the US to music-lovers' fanfare. The free cloud-based service offers listeners 15 million songs at the click of a mouse.
The right-wing Danish People's Party insisted that Denmark, part of the Schengen travel zone, impose spot border checks to keep out 'criminals from Eastern Europe.'
The protests have become the largest social movement in Greece since martial law in 1974. More than a pushback against austerity, they hint at broad skepticism toward Europe's leaders.
A Russian plane crash killed 44 of 52 aboard a Tu-134 today. While the age of the plane was questioned, some experts also point to need for better training and maintenance at smaller carriers.
Summer solstice: Summer arrives to the Northern Hemisphere at 1:16pm Eastern time on Tuesday.
Germany and France reached an agreement that should see a desperately needed Greece bailout move forward.