By The Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A look at key dates in Greece's financial and political crisis.
Oct. 18, 2009 - George Papandreou's new Socialist government reveals that the budget deficit is set to rise to at least 12 percent of gross
By EMILIO MORENATTI and HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
EL SOTON, Spain (AP) - Striking coal miners armed with homemade rockets and slingshots clashed with police in northern Spain on Friday, leaving seven people injured, two of them seriously, the Interior Ministry said
LONDON (AP) - Caro Kriel, a former senior editor at Associated Press' global television news operations in London, has been appointed news director for Russia and the other CIS countries, responsible for driving distinctive text, photo and video coverage of a region stretching
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Some Greek pharmacies closed on Friday, but not to protest the relentless burden of austerity or the withering of state reimbursements for the drugs they sell. Rather, they are mourning for one of their own, a
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Thursday that loans it set up to help facilitate the bailouts of American International Group Inc., and now defunct investment bank Bear Stearns during the financial crisis, have been fully repaid with interest
By The Associated Press
UP AND AWAY: Spain's key borrowing rate hit a fresh high Thursday not seen since the country joined the euro in 1999, after Moody's ratings agency downgraded the country to just above junk status.
TOO HIGH: The interest rate - or
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Seven contraptions known as the Galloping Geese may be the most motley-looking machines - and the most endearing - ever to rattle down American railroad tracks.
A mash-up of vintage autos, buses and railroad
By ALAN CLENDENNING and HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's borrowing costs broke through another record Thursday after a credit ratings agency downgraded the country's ability to pay down its debt amid rising fears a bank bailout may not be enough to
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Former jet-setting Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford had plenty of things to say Thursday before a federal judge sentenced him to 110 years in prison for bilking investors out of more than $7 billion over two decades
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's frequent remarks about the nation's unemployment problem have long included one curiosity, if not an outright contradiction: It's bad for private-sector workers to