HIGHLIGHTS-Greece's Tsipras on debt relief, reforms, euro - Yahoo! Finance ATHENS, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Greek opposition leader ... be open - can be pushed to the future, can be ... of all governments and leaders on a ... 12/18/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Link
A Greek exit would be a big deal for Europe - American Enterprise Institute ... will be critical not only for Greece’s economic future but also for that of the eurozone as a ... the eurozone that might result from a hasty ... 12/18/2014 - 10:36 am | View Link
Beware of Greeks in Despair! - Huffington Post ... via In a surprise move last week, Greek Prime ... February date with potentially unpredictable results for the future of Greece and the ... 12/18/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
Greek presidential vote enters second round, fuelling economy fear - Yahoo! Singapore VIDEO: 'Greece should stay in the EU' - BBC 12/17/2014 - 2:30 pm | View Link
EUs Moscovici backs Greece in eurozone as key vote nears - Big News Network ... said on Tuesday Greece had overcome doubts about its future in the eurozone after years of ... adding that the efforts of the Greek people were 12/16/2014 - 3:13 pm | View Link
Eurozone insulated from Greek crisis Greece's future in the euro zone may hang in the balance once more, but investors believe the market fallout from any current political turbulence can be insulated, unlike during the region's sovereign debt crisis of 2012. 12/17/2014 - 9:56 pm | View Link
Greek election uncertainty fuels concerns over eurozone stability Ballot of 300 MPs fails to yield clear result, with two rounds left to choose a winner and avoid eurozone instability Early elections with the potential to destabilise the eurozone could be called in Greece next year, after the country’s 300 MPs failed to elect a president in their first round of voting. In a ballot of MPs that disappointed government officials, 160 lawmakers backed Stavros ... 12/17/2014 - 3:55 pm | View Link
Greek presidential vote enters second round, fuelling economy fear Greece's high-stakes presidential election went into a second round Wednesday after parliament failed to pick a head of state in a first ballot, fuelling concerns about the future of fiscal reforms. The coalition government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed to muster the required 200 out of 300 MPs to elect its nominee, former EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas, meaning a second ... 12/17/2014 - 2:15 pm | View Link
Greek presidential vote, economy fears, go into second round Athens (AFP) - Greece's high-stakes presidential election -- and concerns about the future of its fiscal reforms -- went into a second round Wednesday after parliament failed to pick a head of state in a first ballot. 12/17/2014 - 1:55 pm | View Link
Juncker’s meddling in Greece’s election sparks controversy Jean-Claude Juncker’s recent interference in Greek politics ahead of the crucial presidential vote sparked reactions in Athens and Brussels. EurActiv Greece reports. Ahead of the first round of the presidential elections in Greece, due to take place today (17 December), EU and Greek officials spoke to EurActiv Greece in Strasbourg, concerning the political future of the debt-ridden country, as ... 12/17/2014 - 8:38 am | View Link
Investors see Greek upheaval ring-fenced from rest of Eurozone London: Greece’s future in the Eurozone may hang in the balance once more, but investors believe the market fallout from any current political turbulence can be insulated, unlike during the region’s sovereign debt crisis of 2012. Investors are betting ... 12/18/2014 - 1:51 am | View Link
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Second act of Greek tragedy is playing out as fears over its future in the eurozone refuse to go away Rather like the debate over the Elgin marbles, fears over the future of Greece in the eurozone sometimes die down, but never really go away. Shares on the main Athens market this week have plunged, with bank stocks hard hit, and government bond yields have ... 12/12/2014 - 10:33 am | View Link
Turmoil in Greece seem better contained this time thanks to eurozone safeguards ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek stocks and bonds have been hammered this week, a reminder of the bad old days of Europe's debt crisis when the very future of the euro currency ... bonds of other heavily indebted eurozone countries — such as Spain and ... 12/12/2014 - 7:01 am | View Link
Eurozone extends Greek bailout for 2 months Greece was rescued from a financial and economic crisis with the help of 240 billion euros ($297 billion) in loans from other eurozone governments and the International Monetary Fund. The country also defaulted on government bonds. Greek Prime Minister ... 12/8/2014 - 2:13 pm | View Link
Eurozone weighs future of Greek bailout Eurozone finance ministers and Greek officials haggled Monday over whether Athens needs to take more austerity measures before it emerges from its expiring bailout deal. European Union loans are due to stop at year end as Greece recovers from its economic ... 12/8/2014 - 8:52 am | View Link
Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered the disaster, and as the 10th anniversary approached, the AP asked 10 of them to describe the images that have stuck with them the most.
The EPA is expected to issue a rule Friday, ending a six-year effort that began after a massive spill at a Tennessee power plant in 2008.
 the EPA has documented coal ash waste sites tainting hundreds of waterways and underground aquifers in numerous states.
Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps is set for trial on drunken driving and other charges.
Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving the Horseshoe Casino when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the double yellow line on a highway.
A sprawling outdoor ice rink is now open on Buffalo's transforming waterfront.
The Ice at Canalside opened Thursday evening, becoming the biggest outdoor rink in the state — larger than two National Hockey League rinks.