Spanish Moms Pose Semi-Nude for a Calendar to Raise Money to Pay for…

Times are tough in Spain, the Eurozone's fourth-largest economy. After its construction bubble popped and the rest of Europe realized that Spain needed a bailout like whoa, unemployment skyrocketed and now hovers stubbornly around 25 percent. The government's plan to assuage the country's creditors with a round of… » 12/31/12 12:15pm 12/31/12 12:15pm

"Austerity" Is The Word Of The Year

According to Merriam-Webster, "austerity" was the most-searched word in its online dictionary this year, sparked by austerity measures announced by European governments. Runners up include "pragmatic," "moratorium," "socialism," and thankfully, no Jersey Shore-related phrases. » 12/20/10 7:12pm 12/20/10 7:12pm