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
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".