Italian food expert Julia della Croce suggested Benner try a Tuscan sheep's cheese, or pecorino Toscano, for the filling. Courtesy of Celina della Croce hide caption

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Chicago University economist Luigi Zingales sees the U.S. taking steps toward Italian-style cronyism. Chris Lake hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi (left) and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti (right) during the summit of European leaders in Brussels. Bertrand Langlois /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Two police officers in Mirandola try to comfort a woman after today's earthquake in Northern Italy. Pierre Teyssot /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Italy's premier-designate, Mario Monti, on Sunday in Rome. Pier Paolo Cito/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way

After 'Frenetic' Weekend, Italy Rushes To Limit Financial Damage

In Italy, and in Greece, new leaders are trying to show they can tackle the nations' debt problems.

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A man checks a stock exchange monitor outside a bank in Milan, Italy. Italy's key borrowing rate spiked Wednesday well above the 7 percent level that eventually forced other eurozone countries to seek bailouts. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, left, holds the hand of Reforms Minister Umberto Bossi during a must-watched vote at the Lower Chamber, in Rome, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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