A serious drought across Europe has wreaked havoc for Italy's agricultural industry, causing over $2 billion in damage. Even Rome, the city of aqueducts, has begun to turn off the spigot at dozens of its iconic fountains, and has warned…
By PBS NewsHour
There were no immediate reports of damage.
By Joshua Barajas
A volcano near Rome is waking from a long slumber, according to a new study.
By Shannon Hall, Scientific American
Spicy fish with couscous. Fried zucchini. Anchovy and frisee casserole. These aren't the spaghetti-and-red-sauce Italian dishes that many of us are familiar with.
By Corinne Segal
A new study by Italian researchers has found that smog is wearing down many of Rome's most famous monuments. And in Paris, the Eiffel Tower is now being used to monitor air quality. NewsHour's Chistopher Booker reports.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
ROME — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition has not agreed to cooperate with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State and no collaboration is possible as long as Moscow continues to strike other targets.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Sophie Cruz's brief encounter with Pope Francis during his parade in Washington this week appeared to be the kind of spontaneous moment that is so endearing about this pope: an initially hesitant young child wrapping an arm around…
By Rialda Zukic
Rome's Mayor Ignazio Marino on Saturday went against Italy's law by registering 16 gay marriages that were celebrated in other countries.
By PBS NewsHour
Pope Francis has chosen two iconic 20th century popes to be canonized. Jeffrey Brown gets reaction and background from Patricia McGuire of Trinity Washington University and John Allen of The Boston Globe on the political motives behind the pairing, the…
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