| 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:07 PM
SOWETO, South Africa -- In this sprawling Johannesburg suburb, a crowd lined up to write birthday greetings on a huge poster outside the modest house that Nelson Mandela once called home, part of a national outpouring for the anti-apartheid hero who...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Religion News Service reports that Pope Paul VI is one step closer to sainthood: VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Paul VI, who guided the Catholic Church through a tumultuous period of change in the 1960s and 70s, took a crucial first step toward possible...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Looks like: Yet another FT-86 concept Defining characteristics: It's a convertible version of the Scion FR-S Ridiculous features: Aside from the Milan-inspired interior, none; it looks production-ready Chances of being mass-produced: A Scion FR-S...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We've all had them -- those days when you feel like you just should have stayed in bed, maybe poured yourself a bowl of Lucky Charms or Kix and curled up with some trash TV.......
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Global Focus: When CIA agents nabbed an Egyptian cleric on the streets of Milan and whisked him off for interrogation in a country that turned a blind eye to torture they violated international law and were justly sentenced to prison, Italy's highest...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi came out swinging Saturday after a court sentenced him to four years in prison for tax fraud, vowing to dedicate himself to reforming the Italian justice system, which he said was dominated by a “...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Berberian Sound Studio" — the creepily offbeat new British independent film in which Toby Jones plays a timorous sound-effects specialist working on a '70s Italian horror flick — takes its title and inspiration from the late American mezzo-...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:20 AM
American Airlines on Thursday announced plans for new daily nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy beginning Nov. 21.
"As the home to a growing Italian population and one of the world's key fashion...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Riccardo Muti just can’t seem to catch a break.
And, this time around, it isn’t only the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago public who are being affected by his health issues. Thousands of listeners throughout the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti is expected to be released Tuesday from a hospital in Milan, Italy, where on Monday morning he successfully underwent a hernia operation.
"Maestro Muti’s surgery went smoothly and he is...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Students studying Italian at Franklin Elementary were paid a visit Wednesday by Paola Ebranati, the education director for the Italian consulate in San Francisco.
The Milan-born Ebranati, who was raised near the Alps in northern Italy, toured the...