The Federal Reserve on Tuesday released a set of proposed rules governing how much reserve capital big banks will need to keep on hand in the future.
Third seed Roger Federer returned to winning ways after a 10-month title drought with a convincing straight sets victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori in the Swiss Indoors championship in Basel.
Novak Djokovic has had a phenomenal 2011, but his exertions appear to be taking their toll. Injuries are threatening to derail the world No. 1's hopes of finishing the tennis season on a high note.
Novak Djokovic shrugged off the loss of the opening set to beat Marcos Baghdatis 2-6 6-2 6-3 Friday to reach the semifinals of the ATP tournament in Basel.
World number one Novak Djokovic is through to the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoor event in Basel after taking under an hour to brush aside Poland's Lukasz Kubot in straight sets.
Home favorite Roger Federer is through to the second round of the Swiss Indoors tournament in Basel after a straight sets victory over Italian Potito Starace on Monday.
Dotted among its quiet, tree-lined streets; on the shore of its snaking river; and up as far as its medieval walls: contemporary art is invading the very fabric of the Swiss city of Basel.
A trio of rare Snow Leopard cubs have made their public debut at a zoo in Switzerland this week.
After William and Catherine's fleeting first kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, the vast crowd gathered below chanted a brief chorus of "kiss, kiss, kiss" -- before the couple treated the adoring spectators to their second kiss as newly weds.
• Francesca Schiavone authored one of the better stories in tennis over the past year, playing the match of her life and winning the French Open women's singles title. The Italian veteran offered a fine sequel Sunday in San Diego, helping Italy defend its Fed Cup title. Schiavone knocked off Coco Vandeweghe -- a surprise fill-in for Melanie Oudin -- to get Italy on the board against the United States team. Then Flavia Pennetta did the rest, beating both Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Vandeweghe again. Brava.
Sweden's Robin Soderling put on an impressive performance by crushing Gael Monfils of France to reach the semifinals of the Valencia Open on Friday.
Top seed Roger Federer eased into the second round of his hometown event in Basel after Ukrainian opponent Aleksandr Dolgopolov retired through injury.
While Washington moves ahead on reforming the nation's financial system, bank lending appears to be going nowhere fast.
Conservative videographer James O'Keefe and three co-defendants pleaded guilty Wednesday to entering federal property under false pretenses for a January incident in which they tried to tamper with the phone system in the New Orleans office of Sen. Mary Landrieu.
During the next banking crisis, we will need speed. Remember how floundering financial firms, like Lehman Brothers, AIG, and Fannie Mae, contributed to fear and uncertainty - creating problems for their customers, counterparties, and the markets? Many commercial and investment banks panicked, stopped extending credit, and greatly damaged our economy and financial system.
A conservative activist who made undercover videos of the liberal community-organizing group ACORN was one of four men charged Tuesday with attempting to illegally access and manipulate the phone system in a district office of U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana.
After the Democrats' electoral defeat in Massachusetts last week, President Barack Obama beefed up both the substance of financial reform and the rhetoric designed to sell his policies, but stopped short of a change of personnel.
Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic for the title at the ATP tournament in Basel after contrasting semifinal victories on Saturday.
Regulators have agreed tough new rules for banks that flesh out proposals agreed by the G20 group of nations over the weekend that would force many in Europe to raise tens of billions of euros in capital in coming months.
CNN's Anna Coren visits a recycling plant outside of Tokyo to see what happens to your old mobile phone.
Clouds of black smoke from burning plastic hang over the sites of Nigeria's vast dumps, as tiny figures pick their way through slicks of oily water, past cracked PC monitors and television screens.
The star picks up a rainbow-colored rendering of a racecar by a German artist
The writer-actor talks about "D--- in a Box" and playing a monkey-like creature opposite Will Ferrell
The TV star returns to the New York stage as Mama Morton in Chicago
The truck driver kept his hand on the horn, but resorted to shifting into first gear and used the full weight of his container truck to force his way through the over-crowded and narrow market street.
Environmentalists warn of a mounting environmental disaster from e-waste sent to Africa, CNN's Christian Purefoy reports
Over the next week CNN has special coverage of one of the world's biggest gatherings of the luxury industry from Basel, Switzerland, bringing you the views of the people behind some of the biggest brands.
Roger Federer won his hometown tournament in Basel for the third straight year and Britain's Andy Murray made it back-to-back titles in St. Petersburg as the U.S. Open finalists continued their fine form.
Two-time defending champion Roger Federer eased into the semifinals of the ATP tournament in Basel with a straight sets win over Simone Bolelli of Italy on Friday.
Roger Federer won his 11th successive match on his home court -- but had to battle to keep a hat-trick of victories at Basel alive at the Swiss Indoor tournament on Tuesday.
Perched on the River Rhine with Germany and France bordering it on either side, the Swiss city of Basel stands at a crossroads between the three countries.
This month, we're all about "Business Travellers without Borders."
The largest international contemporary art fair opened Wednesday, closely watched for trends in the world market at a time of financial turbulence
Albert Hofmann, the father of the mind-altering drug LSD whose medical discovery inspired millions in the 1960s hippie generation, has died
Two middle-schoolers stood in a backyard in Cypress, Texas, five years ago. Chris Lathrop and his family had recently moved to town, and Lathrop had invited one of his new friends to the house. The kid couldn't stop staring at the Lathrops' jungle gym. Finally, the kid moved. The little bundle of fast-twitch fibers sprinted toward a support post that ran from the jungle gym into the ground. He ran up the post, flipped backward and landed on his feet.
Portsmouth, about to lose four key players to the African Cup tournament, have signed 18-year-old Swiss striker Danijel Subotic on a three-and-a-half-year contract from Basel.
Roger Federer ensured he will be world number one for the fourth successive season as he won his hometown tournament in Basel with a straight sets victory over Finn Jarkko Nieminen.
Finland's Jarkko Nieminen upset second seed Fernando Gonzalez 6-3 7-5 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors in Basel.
World number one Roger Federer eased into the quarterfinals of his hometown event in Basel with a 6-1 6-4 victory over Argentine teenager Juan del Potro.
Tickets for the 2008 European Championship finals were 30 times oversubscribed after seats went on sale in the first round of applications, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Monday.
At the European Fine Art Fair this week, most of the Lucite cases hold great bunches of pale pink tulips. The art is uncaged.
Even the most marvelous computer eventually winds up in the trash. The United Nations estimates that 20 million to 50 million tons of e-waste are created worldwide every year. But all those circuit...
Dutch football giants Feyenoord have been fined 12,500 euros ($16,500) for an incident during their recent UEFA Cup tie against Premier League Blackburn.
On a strip of South Beach behind the Delano Hotel, investment bank UBS plans to erect an air-conditioned tent to welcome 1,500 people to Art Basel Miami Beach on Dec. 5.
World number one Roger Federer has pulled out of the Paris Masters tournament which started on Monday, saying he was exhausted, organizers have said.
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka dumped Argentine second seed David Nalbandian out of the Swiss Indoor tennis tournament with a deserved 7-6 6-2 quarterfinal victory on Friday.
Tim Matthijs scored a hat-trick as modest Belgian side Zulte Waregem recovered from a goal down to crush Austria Vienna 4-1 away in their opening UEFA Cup Group F game on Thursday.
Croatia coach Slaven Bilic has recalled three players to his squad for next month's Euro 2008 qualifiers against Andorra and England in Zagreb.
Uncapped Basel midfielder Ivan Ergic is a surprise inclusion in Serbia and Montenegro's World Cup squad announced by manager Ilija Petkovic on Monday.
Switzerland coach Koebi Kuhn has left former first team regular Hakan Yakin out of his squad for next month's World Cup finals.
FC Zurich claimed their first Swiss league title in 25 years in the most dramatic fashion on Saturday when they won 2-1 at Basel, with the winner coming from the last kick of the season.
Middlesbrough produced another astonishing four-goal comeback to beat Steaua Bucharest 4-2 for a 4-3 aggregate victory and reach the UEFA Cup final for the first time.
Group F | World ranking: 42
The following are the nine suspects accused of belonging to a terrorist organization in connection with the Madrid train bombings March 11, 2004:
Bitter rivals Rapid and Steaua Bucharest resume hostilities on Thursday with a place in the UEFA Cup semifinals at stake.
Middlesbrough's Austrian defender Emanuel Pogatetz will miss the rest of the season after breaking his nose and cheekbone in the 2-0 UEFA Cup defeat in Basel on Thursday.
Two goals in three minutes at the end of the first half gave Swiss champions Basel a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough in their UEFA Cup quarterfinal first leg.
Croatian defender Igor Tomasic crowned a Levski Sofia fightback and sent them into the UEFA Cup quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over Udinese, following a goalless first leg.
Marseille fought back to beat English Premier League side Bolton Wanderers 2-1 and qualify for the last 16 of the UEFA Cup.
Referees, linesmen and the fourth official will experiment with a communication system involving open microphones and earphones in four UEFA Cup matches next week.
Marseille, who have lost in the UEFA Cup final twice in the last six years, have been drawn to meet newcomers Bolton in the first knockout phase.
Holders CSKA Moscow were eliminated from the UEFA Cup without playing on Wednesday when a late winner from Andre Hanssen put Heerenveen through to the knockout stage from Group F.
UEFA Cup holders CSKA Moscow slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Dinamo Bucharest to leave their hopes of making it through to the next round hanging in the balance.
Switzerland coach Koebi Kuhn has omitted playmaker Hakan Yakin from his squad to face Turkey in the World Cup playoffs.
Giovanni Trapattoni's position as coach of VfB Stuttgart was strengthened Thursday as his side eased to a 2-0 win away to Rennes in the first round of UEFA Cup group phase action.
World number one Roger Federer faces a severely curtailed end-of-season schedule after injuring his right ankle ligaments in training.
Switzerland coach Koebi Kuhn has omitted midfield playmaker Hakan Yakin from his squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against France and Ireland.
Werder Bremen qualified for the Champions League for the second successive season scoring three goals in eight minutes to clinch a 3-0 second leg win over Basel.
Swiss champions Basel have canceled the contract of Argentine striker Christian Gimenez after the player refused to take part in the Champions League qualifier with Werder Bremen.
Werder Bremen's hopes of reaching this year's Champions League were dented when they lost 2-1 to Switzerland's FC Basel in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie.
German authorities detained three people connected to the Iraqi militant group Ansar al-Islam and searched at least two dozen places across the country on Tuesday, the federal prosecutor's office in Karlsruhe said.
Australia's hopes of a bold showing at this month's Confederations Cup were hit Monday by confirmation that key midfielders Marco Bresciano and Vince Grella would not be released by their Italian club Parma.
Leading Swiss clubs Neuchatel Xamax and St Gallen have been granted playing licences for next season after managing to convince the league of their financial soundness.
Stuttgart striker Marco Streller looks set to end a year-long absence from internationals after being recalled to the Swiss squad.
Vasiliy Berezoutsky and Vagner Love scored the goals as CSKA Moscow returned to action with a 2-0 first leg win over Benfica in the UEFA Cup round of 32.
Switzerland defender Patrick Mueller has joined Basel after leaving Spanish Primera Liga strugglers Real Mallorca, the Swiss league leaders said on Friday.
Argentine striker Cesar Andres Carignano struck early in the second half and Basel scraped past Feyenoord 1-0 to reach the last 32 of the UEFA Cup on Thursday.
Swiss club FC Basel have made a complaint against Zurich police after the weekend arrest of more than 400 fans.
Schalke beat Ferencvaros of Hungary 2-0 before a packed 52,000 crowd in Gelsenkirchen on Thursday to leapfrog over idle Feyenoord Rotterdam to the top of UEFA Cup Group A.
Top seeds Lazio were handed a tough task when the draw for the UEFA Cup group stages was made in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.
Italian club Lazio, England's Newcastle and Bundesliga side Stuttgart are among the top group of seeds for Tuesday's UEFA Cup group draw.
Brazilian Adriano scored twice for an impressive Inter Milan as they beat Swiss side Basel 4-1 to book a place in the Champions League group stage with a 5-2 aggregate win on Tuesday.
Fernando Morientes' rich vein of form in the Champions League continued when his late double gave Real Madrid a 2-0 win over Wisla Krakow in their third qualifying round first leg tie.
Tottenham Hotspur have signed Cameroon utility player Thimothee Atouba from Swiss champions Basel.
Former European champions Real Madrid and Manchester United avoided dangerous floaters Benfica and Basel in the draw for the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
Servette striker Leonard Thurre was handed a recall by Switzerland on Monday when he was named in a provisional 26-man squad for Euro 2004.
A Spanish judge has sent a Moroccan to jail and released two Syrians and a Spaniard who had been detained in connection with the Madrid train bombings last month.
A Syrian man has been charged with 190 counts of murder and nearly 1,500 counts of attempted murder in the Madrid train bombings.
Hard-up Servette's match against St Gallen will go ahead when the Swiss League restarts on Sunday thanks to a cash donation from the Geneva cantonal government.
Stuttgart have revealed that their deal with Hakan Yakin is valid, despite Fenerbahce coach Christoph Daum claiming the Swiss star had agreed to join the Istanbul side.
The euro inched down against major currencies on Tuesday after European officials expressed concern about excessive movement in the single currency.
The two big watch shows, held in Switzerland (Basel and Geneva) in April, are something else. For the Basel exhibition, the makers construct elaborate, multistory pavilions with cafes inside. Rolex...
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