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Italian Earthquake

Italian Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter -- but for What?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 12.25.2012 | Science
Paul Raeburn

Isn't all earthquake prediction going to be incomplete and inexact, if not always contradictory? Weather forecasting is also inexact, incomplete, and contradictory, but we don't jail forecasters when a hurricane veers of its predicted path.

Sending Scientists to Prison Helps Explain Why the Italian Economy Is in Trouble

Sheldon Filger | Posted 12.25.2012 | World
Sheldon Filger

How ironic it is that financial oligarchs and their enablers in public office can escape accountability for their role in the greatest financial catastrophe since the Great Depression, while scientific researchers are sent to prison for lacking divine prescience?

Another Deadly Northern Italian Earthquake

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and ALBERTO ARSIE | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

SAN FELICE SUL PANARO, Italy — Workers at the small machinery company had just returned for their first shift following Italy's powerful and dea...

LOOK: Deadly Italian Earthquake

AP | LUCA BRUNO and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

SANT'AGOSTINO DI FERRARA, Italy — A magnitude-6.0 earthquake shook several small towns in northeast Italy, killing four people, knocking down a ...

Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 3

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

* Quake, strongest in Italy in three years, hit when most slept * Castle, churches, other cultural sites damaged * Up t...

Italian Scientists Who Failed To Predict Earthquake On Trial

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

ROME -- Seven scientists and other experts went on trial on manslaughter charges Tuesday for allegedly failing to sufficiently warn residents before a...

Shopping Cures World Ills!

Heidi Kingstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Heidi Kingstone

Louis Vuitton make very few of these Vernis Roses collection cashmere and silk scarves, which happened to be magnificent, and successfully create a buzz. They are sold out across Europe.

Berlusconi's Earthquake Gaffe Causes Outrage

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has caused outrage (again) for apparently making a disrespectful comment about the thousands of survivors of ...

Earthquake Rocks Italy (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Italy, killing at least 90 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless, the AP reports. Ambulances screame...