FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, right, talks with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens. Europe is struggling to control a debt c

 

              FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, Greece
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, right, talks with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in Athens. Europe is struggling to control a debt crisis, save the euro currency and stop a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis that sent the world spinning into recession. The continent’s troubles are the No. 1 threat to the fragile U.S. economy. If the crisis spreads to the U.S., Americans could find it harder to get loans and the country could slip back into recession. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File, Pool)