| Sep 11, 2009
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has spent a lot of time this week talking about one of his favorite subjects: Silvio Berlusconi. On Thursday, he called himself the best prime minister "that Italy has had in its 150-year history." Earlier in the...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 9:15 AM
BRUSSELS -- European and other U.S. allies will contribute more than 5,000 new troops to the international force in Afghanistan, NATO's chief said Wednesday, declaring that the war is not America's alone.
Still, aside from Poland, the pledges came in...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 10:26 AM
(WGN-AM)- President Barack Obama called the cost of health care a "ticking time-bomb" that threatens to slow the nation's economic recovery as he pushed a massive reform plan during an appearance in Chicago before the nation's largest doctors group....
| Jun 15, 2009
President Barack Obama called the cost of health care a "ticking time-bomb" that threatens to slow the nation's economic recovery as he pushed a massive reform plan during an appearance today in Chicago before the nation's largest doctors group.
| Jun 30, 2009
VIAREGGIO, Italy -- A freight train derailed and plowed into houses in a small Italian town, setting off an explosion and fire that killed at least 12 people — many as they slept in their homes — and injured at least 50, officials said Tuesday.
| Apr 7, 2009
| 3:13 PM
The calls from America kept coming but Paolo Paolucci's answer stayed the same:
"Gabriella is dead."
A sigh, a gasp, and in the near distance, the sounds of hands and clawed machines digging at the stone, mortar and splintered wood of broken homes and...
| Feb 17, 2005
The neighborhood is called the Flowers, and its streets have poetic names such as Magic Prague and Cherry Orchard. But it's universally known as the Third World.
It's where Carmela Attrice, 47, was shot to death in mid-January after a young thug lured...