| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Tim Tebow's dream of playing quarterback for a professional football team might be over in America, or at least the NFL, but Italian league team Milano has offered him a four-month contract.
Milano team President Marco Mutti told the Associated Press...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:14 AM
The toll of JPMorgan Chase's relentless lawbreaking under Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon may finally be getting real for shareholders.
According to the bank's third-quarter financial results, released Friday morning, its litigation expenses of more than...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
ROME - Silvio Berlusconi has been voted out of parliament by the Italian Senate, following his conviction in August for tax fraud in a case pertaining to Hollywood movie deals done by his Mediaset TV empire.
The Senate booted out the media-mogul-turned...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Doris Payne, the 83-year-old woman with a decades-long history of jewel thievery, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from her latest case in Riverside County.
Payne, whose capers stretched across the globe and inspired a documentary, pleaded...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:51 AM
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.
Vincent Copeland, 51, is general manager of the Villa Le Scale (www.villalescale....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:04 PM
PARIS — I'd just battled an Italian train conductor over a modest procedural omission regarding my Eurail pass, and now, for grisly reasons unrelated to the altercation, her fast train to Milan had become a slow train to Milan.
I wasn't going to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Italian actress Mariangela Melato, known for her critically acclaimed performance as a spoiled socialite stranded with a sailor she had tormented in the 1974 film "Swept Away," died Friday in a Rome hospital. The LaPresse news agency said she had...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
SFO Terminal 2. This bright space, formerly the airport's international terminal, was redone and reopened in 2011. Its 14 gates serve American and Virgin American flights, including many from LAX. Arriving, you find a yoga area, day spa, Peet's,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:58 AM
ROME -- Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was found guilty Monday of paying a minor for sex and abuse of power in office. He was sentenced to seven years in jail and banned from public office for life.
After 50 hearings spread over two...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Silvio Marchetti, who has silver hair and a dry sense of humor most atypical for an attache, tells a story about meeting the late Harold Washington, Mayor of Chicago, in the mid-1980s. Marchetti, who now heads up the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago,...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre announced Sunday night the shows it will present in the first half of 2013, as part of its World Stages series of global work, much presented in partnership with the British booker and producer Richard Jordan Productions.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:55 PM
ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday.
The official, who spoke on condition of...