A little over a month ago, Italy was held up as a role model for their coronavirus response in Europe. But this week, Italy surpassed 1 million confirmed coronavirus infections, becoming one of the top 10 worst-affected countries globally.
Italy's youth unemployment has hit nearly 50 percent in some areas of the country's depressed south. Rapper Clementino hits that straight on in his song, "O' Vient."
If America defaults on its debt this week, it won't be the first economic superpower to do so. Imperial Spain was a chronic defaulter in the 16th and 17th centuries, and this helped lead to its downfall.
Reid Davenport planned to spend a semester abroad in Italy. He was talked out of it because he uses a wheelchair. He decided to go Europe to make a documentary for people with physical disabilities there. Brigid McCarthy has the story.
A new Italian film, "Reality," stars Aniello Arena, a man who's been in prison for 20 years. When he was young Arena was a member of gang in Naples. Now he's starring in a movie.
The competition put a spotlight on how Italian food is cooked and consumed outside of Italy.
Environmental dumping is a major problem in Italy, and its source can often be tracked back to organized crime. A new, small unmanned aerial vehicle is being tested to help not only catch polluters in the act, but track pollution back to its source.
Italy is experimenting with small drones to track down mafia eco-criminals involved in illegal dumping. Reporter Angelica Marin reports from Naples.
An Italian museum is the highest profile examples of European artists protesting budget cuts by burning their art. At the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, director Antonio Manfredi has promised to burn three pieces per week until his funding is improved. He's already burned some pieces, so he's not bluffing.
Last week, we presented our latest exploration on an American Icon – the 20-year-old rock album Nevermind by Nirvana. And we heard from lots of you about how the album colored and captured an important moment in your lives.