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  • worries bubbled up again over Greece's ability to meet commitments to qualify for more bailout money.

    World shares tumbled nearly 2 percent on Monday with European equities at 26-month lows, down more than 20 percent this year, as investors worried Greece would default amid signs of rifts among euro zone policymakers.

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    12 Sep 11
  • Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda (R), flanked by Trade Minister Yoshio Hachiro, waves to local residents after his inspection at an elementary school that has completed radioactive decontamination work in Date, about 60 km (38 miles) from the tsunami crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture, in this September 8, 2011 file photo.

    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s new government suffered a blow on Saturday after just eight days in office when the trade minister resigned over gaffes on the sensitive topic of radiation from the tsunami-hit Fukushima plant.

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    10 Sep 11
  • Protesters flee from tear gas during clashes in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo September 10, 2011.

    Israel flew its ambassador home from Cairo on Saturday after protesters stormed its embassy building, plunging Egypt’s military rulers into their worst diplomatic crisis since they took over from Hosni Mubarak.

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    10 Sep 11
  • Rescuers carry the bodies of victims from a ferry tragedy near Zanzibar Island at Nungwi Beach September 10, 2011

    At least 107 people drowned when a ferry capsized in rough waters off east Africa as it sailed from Zanzibar to Pemba island, a doctor said on Saturday, the worst disaster in the archipelago’s recent history.

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    10 Sep 11
  • Police man a checkpoint on Broadway Avenue in New York September 10, 2011, a day before the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

    New York police amassed a display of force on Friday including checkpoints that snarled traffic in response to intelligence about a car or truck bomb plot linked to the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

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    10 Sep 11
  • Sport Headlines for 9/10/11

    Football Results:New Ulm 27 St peter 20Waseca 64 St James 6Marshall 40 Fairmont 21Blue Earth 57 Highland Park 40Cathedral 14 BLH/Stewart 8Sleepy Eye 22 SESM 20Springfield 34 Red Rock Central 21Wabasso 51 Cedar Mt/Cmfrey 0MLBO …

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    10 Sep 11
  • The Twins need Justin and Joe to be healthy to be successful.

    With the Twins out of contention, it’s time to begin preparations for next year. Or is it? It seems simple enough, but when you look at this broken-down team, there are too many question marks …

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    09 Sep 11
  • Sport Headlines for 9/8/11

    Volleyball Results:New Ulm 3 Waseca 1Blue Earth 3 St Peter 1Fairmont 3 St James 0MVL 3 Sleepy Eye 1Wabasso 3 Cathedral 0BLH/Stewart 3 Springfield 0GFW 3 Cedar Mt/Comfrey 0Nicollet 3 LCWM 2St Clair 3 Madelia …

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    09 Sep 11