Angelica is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy.
The Iron Dames is one of just three all-female teams in the world. Far from a marketing gimmick, they’ve already qualified for big-name races and hope to lead the way for future female pilots.
Just off the Tuscan coast is a tiny island that houses some of the country's most serious criminals. But what sets these prisoners apart is that they're also vintners, producing some of the country's best — and most expensive — white wine.
Italy is a fiercely anti-GMOs. It's one of a handful of countries to ban them outright. But European law is trumping them, and it has opened a window for one Italian farmer who is growing GMO corn anyway.
Pope John Paul II was officially declared a a saint just over a week ago. He canonized more saints than any previous pope. Reporter Angelica Marin, who has a saint in her family, makes clear just what it takes to become a saint.
Remember being nervous as a child before singing at your Christmas play in school? Now imagine that your auditorium is St. Peter's Basilica, your audience is the entire Catholic world, and your master of ceremony is the Pope. In Rome, some 30 children are preparing for just that.
In northern Italy, a multi-thousand dollar piece of food can literally grow right out of the ground. These white truffles can sell for as much as $120,000 — and they're being snapped up as quickly as truffle hunters can pull them out of the ground.
Under a mile of rock, scientists hope to detect dark matter.
Italian scientists are testing a machine to better monitor labor.