By PBS NewsHour
Months after the government eased a strict lockdown, Italy on Wednesday reported its highest daily number of new cases with 7,332. For the medical personnel who fought the virus in the spring, the rebound has come too soon…
By Colleen Barry, Associated Press
As Italy prepares to emerge from the West’s first and most extensive coronavirus lockdown, it is increasingly clear that something went terribly wrong in Lombardy, the hardest-hit region in Europe’s hardest-hit country.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden.
By Graham Dunbar, Daniella Matar, Associated Press
When Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in the late 1800s built a neo-Gothic mansion in Milan, he envisioned a bustling sanctuary for professional musicians who were not earning livable incomes. Since then, Casa Verdi has hosted 1,500 residents and become an…
By Christopher Livesay
In our news wrap Friday, the FBI is warning that Islamic State supporters are urging attacks on holiday gatherings and churches in the U.S. Also, the suspect who plowed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market has been shot dead.
Three days after the devastating earthquake in Italy, the death toll has climbed to 281. At this point, rescuers are not expecting to discover any survivors, says special correspondent Christopher Livesay, who is on the ground in hard-hit Amatrice. But…
By Ellen Rolfes
Italian conductor Claudio Abbado died peacefully in Bologna at the age of 80. He will be remembered for his extraordinary conducting skills, a teacher who championed both new music and new talent.
A roundup of art headlines.
An Italian judge on Wednesday convicted 23 Americans in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Milan. Ray Suarez speaks with a Los Angeles Times reporter for more on the landmark case.
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