May 9, 2013 Does the breathless excitement seen in media coverage of Amanda Knox amount to sexism? Commentator Barbara J. King argues 'yes' and says its part of an age-old pattern in human culture.
April 16, 2013 A third of Italians are now making pizza at home, and 19 percent are baking their own bread, an association of Italian farmers reports. Bakeries are adapting by offering prepared food, and more importantly, sandwiches.
March 26, 2013 The young American was convicted in the brutal 2007 murder of an English exchange student. Later, an appeals court overturned that verdict. But now, Italy's highest court has ordered a retrial. Knox is in the U.S. If she is convicted again, Italy might seek her extradition.
March 21, 2013 The Italian government has reversed itself for a second time and will send two marines to India to face charges relating to the deaths of two fishermen last year.
March 14, 2013 India wants the marines returned to stand trial. Italy is refusing to send them back. The Indian Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Italian ambassador not to leave the country. Both countries claim they are on solid legal footing.
February 25, 2013 The center-left was favored, but there was no clear winner as the ballots were counted. Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition was not expected to do well, but was leading in the upper house of Parliament.