Moody said Monday that it would consider downgrading its triple-A rating for US Treasury Bonds if Washington continues to pile up record deficits. The move would make it significantly harder for the US to finance its debt by borrowing from other countries.
03/16/2010 04:55 pm
In Pictures Pope Benedict XVI
He Pingping, heralded by the Guinness Book of World Records as the 'world's shortest man,' recently passed on.
03/16/2010 01:00 pm
A crackdown on the Russian mafia continued with at least 69 total arrests across Europe. 'We're going to find big mansions and enormous amounts of money,' a Spanish officer said.
03/16/2010 09:22 am
England soccer legend David Beckham – arguably the biggest British import since the Beatles – suffered an heel injury Sunday night that is expected to prevent him from playing in June's World Cup.
03/15/2010 04:23 pm
No corned beef and cabbage? Irish chef Darren Pettigrew says "you don't eat corned beef in Ireland." Pettigrew discusses what he likes to create.
03/13/2010 03:56 pm
America is slipping from the top spots on more than one global list.
03/12/2010 09:45 pm
‘Harlan’ explores a German filmmaker’s Nazi-era propaganda movie and its effect on the extended family down the years.
03/12/2010 07:43 pm
In Pictures This Week in Weather 03/08 - 03/12
The seven-day British Airways strike slated for late March is the latest in a wave of strikes to sweep across France, Italy, Germany, and Greece as socialist entitlement collides with market realities.
03/12/2010 10:10 am