Meet the 700,000 Squatters of Mount Vesuvius

Italy is in the midst of a self-imposed crisis involving two basic facts about Mount Vesuvius. First, Vesuvius, in the southern region of Campania, is an active volcano capable of…

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Quake Kills Two People on Italian Holiday Island

An earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, collapsing buildings, killing at least two people and injuring dozens, officials said. Residents and tourists on the…

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Vandals Smash 70 Headstones at Rome Cemetery

Vandals struck Thursday night at Rome’s largest cemetery, smashing and shattering some 70 headstones and memorial monuments. Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi decried the rampage at Verano Cemetery as a “vile…

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