Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (8) and Andrei Markov (79) react after losing the quarterfinal game to Canada 7-3 on Wednesday. Some Russian commentators called the game a "nightmare." Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

toggle caption Matt Slocum/AP

Every country that uses the euro as its currency has a stake in a successful financial outcome for Greece. Photo illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Photo illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

toggle caption Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

France is on the verge of selling a Mistral-class ship — like this one docked last year in St. Petersburg — to Russia. It would be the first time a NATO member has supplied advanced military equipment to Russia. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP hide caption

toggle caption Dmitry Lovetsky/AP

Russians purchase vodka from a street kiosk in Moscow. Leaders are again trying to curb Russians' drinking habits by setting a minimum price for vodka. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images

Russian retiree Leokadya Maximova, 72, of Kaliningrad says she is struggling to get by on her $265-a-month pension. She says the situation will prompt her to take to the streets with other anti-government protesters. David Greene/NPR hide caption

toggle caption David Greene/NPR

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, here in Milan, Mich., was charged in federal court in December with trying to detonate an explosive device on a Dec. 25 flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. U.S. Marshals Service/AP hide caption

toggle caption U.S. Marshals Service/AP

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor