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Snow in Rome

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


PHOTOS: Roman Snow Day

Erica Firpo | Posted 04.14.2012 | Travel
Erica Firpo

It is a rare treat when snow flurries powder the Eternal City, normally known for picture perfect panoramas of palm trees and glowing hot sunsets.

Reports: Man Tosses 16-Month-Old Baby In River

AP | Posted 04.05.2012 | World

ROME — Police divers are searching the Tiber in Rome for a 16-month-old boy who witnesses said was thrown into the river by his father. Carabin...

Bizarre Roman Ruin Baffles Scientists

Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/23/2012 09:17 AM EST on LiveScience A recently discovered mysterious "win...

Theft Of Plaques Honoring Holocaust Victims Sparks Outrage

AP | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

ROME — Italy's Jewish community and a Holocaust survivors group expressed outrage Friday at the removal by vandals of three cobblestone plaques ...

A Feminist Treasure

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 02.01.2012 | Women
Craig K. Comstock

Travers, instead, envisions not the deification of women in a prehistoric civilization, but a social structure in which no one is made into a divinity.

Man And 8-Month-Old Daughter Shot To Death In Rome

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | World

ROME -- More police are being deployed in Rome after robbers shot and killed a man and his 8-month-old child outside their home. Italy's interior min...

PHOTOS: City Visits For Architecture Buffs

BootsnAll | Posted 02.26.2012 | Travel

Here are seven great cities for architecture buffs and a few highlights not to miss in each one.

PHOTOS: Preparing For Christmas In Italy

Kathy McCabe | Posted 02.12.2012 | Travel
Kathy McCabe

From the Christmas markets in Alto-Aldige to a 250-person strong live Nativity pageant in Puglia, there are Christmas enchantments and surprises in every corner of Italy.

City Makes Cobblestones Safer For High Heels

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.11.2011 | Style

Italy is both the fashion and the cobblestone street capital of the world. The problem is, well, just that: how are models supposed to totter through ...

Rome: Package Bomb Explodes, Injuring One

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 02.08.2012 | World

ROME — A letter bomb exploded Friday at an office of Italy's tax collection agency, wounding the organization's director. Police said an Italian...

Spinning to Learn: Bikes to Power a School in Rome

Claudia Santini | Posted 02.05.2012 | Weird News
Claudia Santini

When the police seized the generators used to give power to the protestors' camp in Zuccotti Park, the Occupy crowd started pedaling. A school in Rome is doing exactly the same, only on a stable basis.

Pan Am Days: The British Invasion Of Rome

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.29.2012 | Travel
Carole Mallory

When I flew away from Rome the next morning, I thought about Gordon's charm. His wit. His long legs and long hair and how I didn't really know him at all.

Bring on a Stripy, Dotty South Pole

Juliet Linley | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents
Juliet Linley

Creativity shouldn't be piloted; it shouldn't be channeled. It needs to simply flow. That's the true beauty of childhood, seeing as we spend the rest of our lives following rules and instructions.

Long Live Italy!

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Alexander Goerlach

Italy needs a renaissance. Thankfully, that's an idea they are familiar with.

'You, Nero': Pay What You Will Toga Party At Arena Stage

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Not everyone has an emperor's riches. Arena Stage is holding a pay-what-you-will toga party for "You, Nero," a play by Pulitzer-finalist...

Molto Valentino: Meet the Creative Directors

Tess Ghilaga | Posted 01.21.2012 | Style
Tess Ghilaga

Rome is a myth, like Valentino -- our past as accessories designers has always given us the desire to create iconic, timeless objects that can also be used in a contemporary way -- beauty and dreams are part of our history as well as Rome's.

Audrey Hepburn's Other Roman Holiday

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

From her very first performance on film in 1948 as an airline stewardess to her last one in 1989 as an angel, Audrey Hepburn withstood over forty years of artistic scrutiny. Today she remains the irrefutable personification of irresistible charm, grace and dignity.

Rome Hospital Accused Of Turning Away Lesbian Blood Donor

La Stampa/Worldcrunch | Posted 12.31.2011 | Gay Voices

Donating blood is one more civic act that Italian gay rights activists now say must be explicitly protected by law. The latest controversy comes afte...

Is It Really A Masterpiece?

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A possible 16th-century Michelangelo painting that hung for years in a local family's home is being displayed in Rome as part of...

PHOTOS: 8 Creepy Bone Churches in Europe

BootsnAll | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel

Bone churches, called ossuaries, can be found in several countries in Europe and range from piles of decorated skulls to pieces of wall art made up of various human bones.

PHOTOS: Rome On Fire

Posted 12.15.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Anti-greed protesters rallied globally on Saturday, denouncing bankers and politicians over the international economic crisis, with vi...

Too Many Threats

Juliet Linley | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Juliet Linley

"My mother led me to understand that threats shouldn't be the motivating force behind getting kids to do certain things -- because one day they won't work anymore and we'll be left powerless."

The Lutheran Pope

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion
Alexander Goerlach

Luther desired to know "what driveth Christ," and he sought to make that drive the cornerstone of Christian life. The pope thinks similarly.

When In Rome... Consider A Guided Tour

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

At one time, there might have been 300 animals in the arena -- bears, horses, boars, wolves, lions. Gladiators might have been slaves, but some were as celebrated as football and soccer stars are today.