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European debt

Temporary workers mock the popular goose game, where traditional stops are replaced by taxes, payments, temporary contracts, layoffs and so on, during a protest in Milan, Italy, Thursday, May 10, 2012. The deep cuts in government spending have worsened the situation in many countries, leading them into deeper economic distress and increasing already high unemployment. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Europe's debt crisis

The leaders of eight of the world's biggest economies meet this weekend outside Washington, seeking to keep Europe's debt crisis from spiraling out of control and jeopardizing fledgling recoveries in the U.S. and elsewhere.