As the world starts to focus on its debt crisis, Greece's financial woes may presage problems to come in Europe and the United States – with implications for your bank account and stock portfolio.
As differences persist over how to handle the debt crisis, momentum builds among European Union nations to either drop the euro or form new currency alliances.
Sovereign-debt problems may have reached a point beyond remedy — short of default or high rates of inflation.
On Tuesday, the Dow average saw another in a long line of one-day V-shaped recoveries.
CZECH REPUBLIC: Fourteen of every 1,000 children under age five died annually in the Czech Republic in 1990. That rate has dropped to four deaths annually per 1,000 children today, making it the 10th most improved country over the past two decades. Ranked 37th among all countries in 1990, the Czech Republic is now ranked 19th worldwide. Here, a baby is seen at a christening in Kretin, Czech Republic, in June 2006.
The 'Lost' finale aired Sunday and Monday live across eight countries. But Australians have to suffer spoilers and wait until Wednesday to see the 'Lost' series finale.
The stock market rebounded somewhat Friday morning after news that the German parliament approved that country's portion of a large European bailout.