China calls the Shanghai World Expo its 'Economic Olympics.' It is expected to attract 70 million visitors and cost $55 million. And yes, China has the biggest pavilion.
04/29/2010 04:22 pm
No longer a mere threat, the Greek financial crisis has spread to the eurozone and has raised concern over contagion.
04/29/2010 03:25 pm
The Greek debt crisis continued to roil European debt markets on Wednesday after a leading rating agency cut the country's debt status to junk. While short term aid to Greece is a near certainty, economists warn that more international cash – and painful political steps in Athens – will be needed.
04/28/2010 06:26 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/28
Europe could be in for some major belt-tightening to handle the Greek debt crisis, as well as problems in Spain, Portugal, and Ireland. That could slow US economic growth somewhat.
04/28/2010 05:48 pm
With its bonds rated as junk, the debt crisis in Greece must prompt Athens to take far greater austerity measures than originally planned. Political leaders and the public must find the courage for the necessary sacrifice.
04/28/2010 01:19 pm
South Korea’s Oh Eun-sun claims she is the first woman to scale the world’s 14 highest peaks, after clambering on hands and knees to the top of Mount Annapurna in Nepal. But some in the mountain-climbing community question her claim. A by-the-numbers view of her feats.
04/28/2010 10:17 am
World stock markets fell as prospects grew that the Greek debt crisis is spreading to Portugal and other indebted nations.
04/28/2010 09:26 am
In Pictures Giant jellyfish
Sudan's size and ethnic diversity have made the country hard to govern. Lack of government attention to far-flung regions has been at the root of wars in Darfur and South Sudan.
04/26/2010 02:56 pm