European leaders call for a new Bretton Woods-type agreement as they meet in Brussels.
President Bush's $48 billion Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief could see cutbacks.
Meeting last week in Luxembourg, European Union energy ministers agreed to ban filament light bulbs across all 27 member states. The decision comes just a few days before the EU will lift duties on energy-efficient bulbs imported from China, a move that is expected to bring down their prices.
The ancient implement is still one of the most versatile tools in the garden.
World markets responded positively Monday to new initiatives emerging from meetings in Washington and Paris.
Hong Kong is rising fast thanks to the growth of China. It passed New York as the biggest issuer of initial public offerings in 2006.
Report says it could happen today, but Japan opposes the plan.
The Justice Department says the judiciary does not have the power to release Guantánamo detainees into the US.
Federal funding for research has been falling in real terms. Is the nation's economic edge at stake?