International News Archive - December 22, 2008


Unionized Canadian autoworkers could face pay cuts of as much as $25 per hour, and the Canadian Auto Workers union says it appears there's little to negotiate.

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'