Mar 10

Virus woes shift from China to Italy as borders slam shut

Starkly illustrating the global east-to-west spread of the new coronavirus, Italy began an extraordinary, sweeping nationwide travel ban on Tuesday while in China, the diminishing threat prompted the president to visit the epicenter and declare: ""We will certainly defeat this…

Jan 26

Italians vote in 2 regions; Salvini eyes return to power

Right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini is telling Italians who are voting in two regions to use their ballots to help his anti-migrant party return to national power. Results, expected early Monday, of the voting for governor and regional legislatures could…