THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Take Pride in America's Bridges
Each country has a bridge or a set of bridges which one can associate with on an international scale. France is famous for its bridges along the Rhone and Seine as well as the Millau Viaduct. Italy ... Posted on 7/3/12 at 6:54 PM
STAFF BLOG SHOOTIN' THE WIT An Italian dish - American Style
When you think Italian, most people picture delicious food. You know fabulous pasta dishes like youd order at Olive Garden and Johnny Carinos!
This was the perception I had until a visit to Italy las... Posted on 2/15/11 at 12:05 PM
SINCE I HAVE ARRIVED Walking the Long Eat
Being familiar with studio crawls, pub crawls, wine walks, progressive dinners and church potlucks didn't really condition us for a wine climb on a sunny afternoon in Italy's Tuscan region.
But the e... Posted on 1/10/11 at 4:22 PM
NASCAR DAD Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
Pompeii is the worlds most famous archaeological site and Italy's top tourist attraction. I was there for several days a few years ago. Pompeii was buried in AD 79 by volcanos eruption in the Bay of N... Posted on 7/16/09 at 2:50 PM
Amanda Knox was waiting anxiously Monday in Seattle to hear if she will face trial again as Italy's top criminal court considered whether to overturn her acquittal in the murder of her roommate in Italy.
Italy emerged from elections Tuesday with no clear winner, driving markets around the world markedly lower as investors worried that one of Europe's biggest economies would be unable to build a governing coalition that can stay the course on unpopular austerity measures.
ROME (AP) — Will Italy stay the course with painful economic reform? Or fall back into the old habit of profligacy and inertia? These are the stakes as Italians vote in a watershed parliamentary election Sunday and Monday that could shape the future of one of Europe's biggest economies.
Colleen Barry and Victor L. Simpson, Associated Press
, February 24, 2013
A Milan appeals court on Friday vacated acquittals for a former CIA station chief and two other Americans, and instead convicted them in the 2003 abduction of an Egyptian terror suspect from a Milan street as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program.
In a verdict that sent shock waves through the scientific community, an Italian court convicted seven experts of manslaughter on Monday for failing to adequately warn residents of the risk before an earthquake struck central Italy in 2009, killing more than 300 people.
L'AQUILA, Italy (AP) — Defying assertions that earthquakes cannot be predicted, an Italian court convicted seven scientists and experts of manslaughter Monday for failing to adequately warn residents before a temblor struck central Italy in 2009 and killed more than 300 people.
Annalisa Camilli and Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
, October 22, 2012
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — The captain of the cruise ship that crashed into an Italian reef appeared in court Monday to hear the evidence against him, while passengers who survived the deadly shipwreck and the families of those who died showed up just "to look him in the eye."
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
, October 15, 2012
Firefighters and police officers search for the bodies of three workers reportedly missing at the Haemotronic factory in Medolla, northern Italy, Tuesday. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the same area stricken by another fatal tremor on May 20. At least 16 people were killed.
ROME (AP) — A few thousand people opposed to Italy's 1978 law allowing abortion have marched through the Italian capital in a protest drawing people from around the world, including Americans and Poles.
ROME (AP) — The body of a woman wearing a life vest was recovered by Italian coast guard divers Saturday from a narrow underwater corridor of the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia, raising the death toll to 12 in the week-old accident that has sent some light fuel spilling into the Mediterranean off Tuscany.
Colleen Barry and Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
, January 21, 2012
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