- Italy police keep peace at memorial for gangster clan head Updated: Aug-26-15 12:29 pm
ROME - Police formed human chains to keep the peace Wednesday outside a discreet memorial service for a local clan leader after his ostentatious funeral prompted complaints from lawmakers and even the Vatican newspaper that it glorified the mob.
- Hoyas men's hoops team ready for incident-free trip to Italy Updated: Aug-13-15 7:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Georgetown men's basketball coach John Thompson III is once again making sure his Hoyas have their passports in order.
- 5-year-old girl who's losing sight will get to visit Rome Updated: Aug-07-15 1:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The parents who created a "visual bucket list" for their 5-old-old daughter who's slowly going blind started by showing her wondrous sights close to their Ohio home. They never dreamed she'd get to see Rome someday.
- Make way for lots of pilgrims: Rome to get wider sidewalks Updated: Aug-06-15 3:19 pm
ROME - Make way for millions of pilgrims who will be coming to Rome soon. How to do that? Make the sidewalks wider.
- IOC shakes up bid process for 2024 Summer Olympics Updated: Aug-02-15 10:30 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC shook up the bidding process for the 2024 Olympics on Sunday, eliminating the cut-down phase and clearing the way for all the candidates to make it to the final vote.
- Rome-Milan train service back after storm pummels Florence Updated: Aug-02-15 7:56 am
ROME - The Italian state railways says service is back to normal on a key Rome-Florence line after a roof, ripped off by a whirlwind, toppled a power pylon.