Aug 16, 2016

Swiss police search deadly train attacker's Liechtenstein home

Local officials have searched a Liechtenstein home belonging to the attacker who started a fire on a Swiss train and stabbed passengers over the weekend, police said Monday. Police had already searched the residence of the 27-year-old Swiss national in eastern Switzerland on Saturday, ...

Wounds claim attacker on Swiss train, one of his female victims

Aug 15, 2016

Wounds claim attacker on Swiss train, one of his female victims

The man who attacked passengers on a crowded Swiss train with a knife and burning liquid died of his wounds Sunday, as did one of his victims, a 34-year-old woman, Swiss police said. Three others remain hospitalized with serious wounds. Police are still searching ...

Trio advance after drab encounters

Jun 26, 2016

Trio advance after drab encounters

The quarterfinal lineup at the European Championship started to take shape on Saturday after three drab matches that will live forever in the record books but not in the memory. The start of the round of 16 saw Poland, Portugal and Wales make it ...

Switzerland joins host France in final 16

Jun 20, 2016

Switzerland joins host France in final 16

France and Switzerland settled for a 0-0 draw that suited both sides, while Albania staked its claim to a place in the last 16 of the European Championship by eliminating Romania in a 1-0 victory on Sunday. Two years ago in Brazil, France overran ...

Setoguchi's life, game back on track after Swiss stint

Jun 13, 2016

Setoguchi's life, game back on track after Swiss stint

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Devin Setoguchi resurrected his professional hockey career this past season in, of all places, Switzerland. The tranquility of his surroundings helped him focus solely on hockey after a life-transforming decision in April 2015: to enter rehab and quit drinking. In a recent interview with ...

Swiss fete $12 billion 57-km rail tunnel, world's longest, deepest

Jun 2, 2016

Swiss fete $12 billion 57-km rail tunnel, world's longest, deepest

Just like Hannibal in ancient times, Swiss engineers have conquered the Alps. More than 2,200 years after the commander from the ancient North African civilization of Carthage led his army of elephants and troops over Europe’s highest mountain chain, the Swiss have completed another ...

Solar plane soars over Mojave bound for sun-drenched Phoenix

May 3, 2016

Solar plane soars over Mojave bound for sun-drenched Phoenix

A solar-powered airplane took off from California for Arizona early Monday to continue its journey around the world using only energy from the sun. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 flew from Mountain View south of San Francisco shortly after 5 a.m. Monday for an ...

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

Apr 30, 2016

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

The world’s most powerful particle smasher, the Large Hadron Collider, went offline after a weasel caused a short circuit on a high-voltage transformer. The collider suffered a “severe electrical perturbation” at 5:30 a.m. Friday, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) said in its ...