- CONI votes unanimously for Rome's 2024 Olympics bid Updated: Jul-02-15 1:39 pm
MILAN - The Italian Olympic Committee has voted unanimously to support Rome's bid for the 2024 Summer Games.
- Benedict XVI escapes heat wave, heads to Castel Gandolfo Updated: Jun-30-15 7:41 am
VATICAN CITY - Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is leaving the Vatican for his first sojourn since retiring. He's escaping an impending heat wave by heading to the papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo.
- Rome's mayor hospitalized overnight after falling ill Updated: Jun-30-15 5:52 am
ROME - The mayor of Rome has been hospitalized overnight after falling ill.
- Pope applauds ecology advocates in Rome from many religions Updated: Jun-28-15 9:04 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people of different religions to work together in caring for the Earth, which he called our "common house."
- Man arrested after trans-Atlantic flight diverted Updated: Jun-21-15 12:49 pm
LONDON - Authorities have arrested a 42-year-old man for endangering the safety of a plane after a United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Northern Ireland.
- Roma moves ahead on ambitious 1.5 billion euro stadium plan Updated: Jun-15-15 11:29 am
ROME - Three-time Serie A champion Roma is moving ahead with an ambitious 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) plan for a new, privately financed stadium and surrounding business and entertainment center on the city's outskirts.
- Nuns count blessings after being stuck in elevator in Rome Updated: Jun-09-15 11:00 am
ROME - The nuns at the Marist Sisters religious order are counting their blessings after two sisters were trapped in a hot elevator in Rome for nearly three days before being rescued.
- 2 Rome subway trains bump into each other, several injured Updated: Jun-05-15 6:08 am
ROME - A subway train bumped into another one ahead of it at a station in southern Rome on Friday, throwing passengers to the floor and injuring a dozen people.
- Gatlin clocks 9.75 in winning 100m at Golden Gala Updated: Jun-04-15 6:50 pm
ROME - Justin Gatlin came within 0.01 seconds of his world-leading time in the 100 meters, clocking 9.75 at the Golden Gala on Thursday.
- Rome university chief blasted for 'Miss University' pageant Updated: Jun-03-15 12:14 pm
ROME - Some of Italy's top female academics are demanding an apology from the president of the University of Rome for participating in the jury of a "Miss University" pageant to select the "most beautiful and wise" university student for 2015.