Stock exchange jitters reverberated from Shanghai to New York because of debt problems in Europe.
Stock market futures fall on concerns over Europe's debt crisis.
At a Nov. 19 Monitor breakfast, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles discussed their plan to lower the US budget deficit, arguing that if reform doesn't happen, 'the choices will be made for us.'
Stock market loses 142 points after North, South Korea exchange fire and Federal Reserve lowers growth outlook.
The Greece and Ireland debt crises have raised more questions about a currency that was supposed to unify Europe.
President Obama and Secretary Clinton sympathize with air travelers irked by intrusive security measures, including X-rays and body pat downs. But for now, things are unlikely to change.
Bulgarian physicians release pigeons with national flags attached to them, during a protest in Sofia. Physicians and medical workers rallied to demand acute reforms and adequate financing of Bulgaria's health-care sector.
The US would get in quick financial trouble and military funding could be jeopardized if Congress ignores the recommendations of the deficit commission, its co-chairs say.
Some heads of state are zipping around Lisbon, host city of the NATO summit, in no-emission electric vehicles. Security dictates that Obama travel in the no-efficiency 'Beast,' a vehicle that fascinates the local press.
FIFA, the world body that governs soccer, has suspended two officials from participating in selecting the 2018 and 2022 World Cup host nations. FIFA made the announcement Thursday after completing a corruption investigation.