| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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THE BEST WAY TO THE VAL D'ORCIA, ITALY
From LAX, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air France, British, US Airways, United, Swiss, Delta and KLM offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rome. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $767, including all...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:18 PM
MONTALCINO, Italy — "Scusi," I said to a well-dressed man in this medieval Tuscan village, where even the gas station was somehow part of the farming landscape. "Can you tell me how to get to Castiglion del Bosco?"
"Hmm, yes," he said in English,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:28 PM
ROME -- Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on Thursday announced his resignation after surrendering to a leadership challenge from a party colleague who is widely expected to become Italy’s youngest-ever prime minister.
The challenger, Matteo...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
ROME - Rupert Murdoch's European pay-TV operations Sky Italia, Sky Deutschland and Blighty's BSkyB have teamed up to co-produce drama series "Diabolik," an adaptation of a popular Italian comic book about a master thief who takes on different identities...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Maybe Capital One should take a course in remedial English. The credit card issuer seems to be having a tough time communicating relatively simple ideas.
Betty Rome, for example, would be thousands of dollars wealthier now had Cap One expressed itself...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Original post | 10 a.m.
Updated with pictures (above) | 10:45 a.m. (With thanks for many of the pictures to Fort Lauderdale photographer Art Seitz.)
A little unfinished business from Charlie Crist’s book tour stop in Fort Lauderdale.
| Feb 25, 2014
Rome is a showcase of Western civilization, layered with elements of the city's 2,000-year-old history. Among the traffic-choked 20th-century boulevards, you'll find marble ruins of ancient times, early Christian churches, grand Renaissance buildings...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:34 AM
ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor.
Overall, the pope’s first batch of...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ROME - Bucking most of Europe's downward box office trend, Italy's box office in 2013 saw a 6 percent year-on-year rise in admissions to 97 million, and a 1.5 percent increase in grosses to $840 million, with Hollywood product accounting for a 53...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The paradox of Jean-Luc Godard's remarkable "Contempt" is that it is perhaps the French director's most atypical film as well as one you won't be able to forget.
Starring the once-in-a-lifetime cast of Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli and...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
PARIS - Penelope Cruz will topline and co-produce "Ma ma," the next film by one of Spain's most prominent auteurs, L.A.-based Spanish director Julio Medem ("Sex and Lucia," "Room in Rome").
An intimate woman's drama, laced by moments of comedy, "Ma ma"...