A spirit of cooperation is tested ahead of a crucial series of meetings to prepare for a Nov. 15 US summit.
But EU leaders did agree to begin rewriting European accounting regulations later this month.
Three major lenders were rescued on Monday as the global credit crisis spread.
New programs aim to ensure low-income kids can aspire to promising careers.
Readers write about overpopulation, meat and food crises, appeasement, and faith in politics.
The sportscaster, who died on June 7, covered international sports in over 40 countries for ABC's 'Wide World of Sports,' as well as 12 Olympic Games, in which he tried to convey an overview and 'personality' of each Olympics for viewers.