A commercial jet passes the moon as seen from Daytona Beach, Fla.
The problem for Republicans after Tuesday’s election is that Americans are opposed to Big Government, but only at a high level of abstraction. Translating that general sentiment into specific program cuts that are popular, or even tolerated, is the hard part.
If this were Greece or Ireland, the government would be forced to cut back. But with quantitative easing ready, there is no need to face the music.
The Swiss Embassy attack came after authorities discovered six Greece 'parcel bombs' addressed to French President Sarkozy and foreign embassies across Athens.
By abandoning the gold standard, nations effectively devalued their currencies and began to recover. Today's circumstances are far different.
Britain made deep cuts to social services, government jobs, welfare benefits, and defense spending in order to reduce a mounting deficit. The cuts could dramatically reshape British society.
Corrupt countries index says Somalia is worst. Denmark, Singapore, and New Zealand are least corrupt countries.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera embraces rescued miner Luis Urzua, right, during a ceremony in La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, to honor the 33 miners who were trapped for over two months at the San Jose mine on Monday.