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  • "Not Europe, Brits divided. And they are outside of decision making. Europe is united," Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in blunt English.

    Europe divided on Friday in a historic rift over building a closer fiscal union to preserve the euro, with an overwhelming majority of countries led by Germany and France agreeing to forge ahead with a separate treaty, leaving the EU’s third biggest economy Britain isolated.

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    09 Dec 11
  • Protesters from the Occupy movement and other community activists confer behind a tent set up at the home of Ana Casas Wilson, which is currently under foreclosure from Wells Fargo, in South Gate, California, December 6, 2011. Protesters in several U.S. cities demonstrated in a day of action billed as ''Occupy Our Homes'' to stop and reverse foreclosures, and to demand banks to keep families in their homes.

    Police dismantled a tent city of Occupy protesters in downtown San Francisco early on Wednesday, arresting more than 50 as they shut down the last major Occupy encampment on the West Coast.

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    07 Dec 11
  • Disarmed grenades found in woman’s luggage at airport

    Authorities at Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey discovered five disarmed grenades in the luggage of a woman seeking to board a flight to Belgium, the Transportation Security Administration said on Monday.

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    07 Dec 11
  • Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with regional leaders of public offices of United Russia party in Moscow, December 6, 2011

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin responded to an election setback and protests by promising on Tuesday to reshuffle the government next year but his spokesman warned the opposition that any unsanctioned rallies would be stopped.

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    06 Dec 11
  • "We've got a standstill here," said Fiorillo of the deadlock between the government and banks.

    Vincent Fiorillo, a prominent mortgage investor, on Monday put at least a $100 billion price tag on cleaning up America’s mortgage crisis.

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    06 Dec 11
  • An artist's illustration of Kepler-22b, a planet known to comfortably circle in the habitable zone of a sun-like star, is seen in this undated handout picture released by NASA, December 5, 2011

    The most Earth-like planet ever discovered is circling a star 600 light years away, a key finding in an ongoing quest to learn if life exists beyond Earth, scientists said on Monday.

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    06 Dec 11
  • App helps viewers shop while watching TV

    Looking for the dress you saw on a hit television show or the jerseys worn during a football game or soccer match? An iPad app aims to help viewers shop while watching TV.

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    06 Dec 11
  • Protester shaves year-old beard with new Belgian government

    A Belgian radio presenter who grew a beard for almost a year in protest at protracted talks to form a government finally shaved Monday with new coalition about to take office.

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    06 Dec 11