U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
15 years on, is Hong Kong still special? :: Under Chinese rule, Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region, is to govern itself, control its own economy and legal system. Have those promises been kept?
The other side of Hong Kong's boom :: Beneath the gloss of Hong Kong, low-income residents strugge with soaring costs and declining conditions.
Day in pictures: 2 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 2 July 2012
In pictures: Mexico votes :: Election dominated by war on drugs
In pictures: Spain celebrates :: Celebrations after Euro 2012 victory
Quest: Europe is spinning plates :: I have often thought of European officials as the proverbial "plate spinners" from the circus. Those talented artists who balance spinning plates on sticks, ever increasing the number of sticks, rushing from one to the other, giving them a tug and pull to keep them moving, always aware that if they are too slow or too fast, one of the plates will crash to the ground.
Germany can't save Europe on its own :: Once again, a swelling chorus is calling on Germany to finally take action. "Start the engines, Angela," reads the colorful headline of a piece whose authors seem to assume that Chancellor Merkel commands the horsepower to save the euro, save the British and American recoveries, and -- as a throw-in -- save the Obama presidency.
Was Rio+20 a failure of political leadership? :: Ex-Irish president Mary Robinson says world leaders have failed to rise to the challenge of sustainable development.
Eurozone leaders reach bailout deal :: Eurozone leaders reach a deal to use the region's bailout fund to support troubled banks, in an effort to stop them dragging down otherwise healthy governments.
Soccer style: Are you a bulldog or a ballerina? :: As football fans gear up for the Euro 2012 final, CNN asks whether where you come from impacts the way you play soccer.
Euro 2012 showdown: Can Italy stop Spain? :: Sunday's final pits holders Spain against Italy, between them the winners of the last two World Cups.
Pato: Euro 2012 win 'would ease Italy's suffering' :: Italy's soccer players can heal the "suffering" caused by the country's match-fixing scandal by winning Euro 2012, says AC Milan star Alexandre Pato.
VIDEO: Today at Wimbledon :: John Inverdale and guests look at the best of the day's action at Wimbledon.
Greece's coalition: A clean broom? :: The new Greek government, formed after four days of horse-trading by three party leaders, is the country's first coalition in 60 years. Since 1952, a combination of electoral systems and political polarization produced a comfortable single party majority every time an election was held in Greece.
In pictures: Floods hit England :: Problems for residents and rail travellers
New London 2012 aerial pictures :: Olympic venues from the air
Day in pictures: 3 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 3 July 2012
In pictures: Sergio Pininfarina :: The life and work of car designer Pininfarina
Cracking science's biggest mysteries :: As coordinator for the world's biggest science experiment, Fabiola Gianotti occupies one of the top jobs in science.
Why Google Plus isn't dead :: Google Plus, Google's much-chided version of Facebook, celebrated its first birthday last week.
Australia: Assange's savior? :: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has turned to Ecuador for asylum, but why doesn't Australia come to his rescue?
Sickening stories of Syrian torture :: Prisoners are crammed into cells, tortured and beaten with sticks named after their cries for help, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch on Syria's "state policy of torture."
Mali's ruin 'attack on humanity' :: The Old Mostar Bridge, the Bamiyan Buddhas, and now the tombs of Timbuktu. Culture is under attack. UNESCO chief Irina Bokova argues that the destruction of World Heritage sites is an assault on our global humanity.
Opinion: 'Don't bash banks' :: When I returned to the banking sector three-and-a-half years ago, we knew we had a massive task on our hands.
Minting 2012 Olympic medals :: CNN's Jim Boulden explains how the medals were made for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Cooper: Brave move to come out? :: "Wicked" writer Gregory Maguire says Anderson Cooper's coming out is a courageous assertion of identity--important enough to him that he bears the risk of being marginalized
Planet Earth's 27 must-sees :: These 27 amazing spectacles may not change your life, but they should change your vacation plans.
Why bank scandal could bring change :: Financial expert Ralph Silva argues that top bankers will now have to listen to their customers.
'Dark humor' wins Caine Prize :: Nigeria's Rotimi Babatunde has won the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing for his short story Bombay's Republic.