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 a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.