Topic: Rome (Italy)
Worker-ant countries like Germany are said to be caught in a proverbial trap where they can thrive only if indebted nations buy what they produce. But is that true?
08/25/2010 12:22 am
The US Air Force's secret X-37B space plane has boosted itself into a new orbit, say skywatchers.
08/24/2010 04:21 pm
In Pictures Following Qaddafi's fashion
Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson will be enshrined as teammates on Friday as the highlight of this year's class. Michael Jordan will serve as Dream Teamer Scottie Pippen's presenter, who will be enshrined as an individual.
08/13/2010 10:41 am
Online privacy has become a key civil liberty battleground. Companies such as Facebook and Google are amassing data about users' choices and activities, which businesses – and governments – would like access to. Across Europe, a backlash against the storage of online users data is growing. In Germany almost 35,000 people, including Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, sued their own government over the issue. Here are five countries where Google faces privacy, censorship, or other fights.
08/10/2010 06:04 pm
For the first time in decades, Rome's Colosseum is opening its underground tunnels to tourists.
08/08/2010 10:26 am
Some believe Pope Benedict XVI is 'the greatest scholar to rule the church since [Pope] Innocent III," in the 13th century. Child-abuse scandals have marred his tenure.
08/06/2010 05:07 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 08/02
Caravaggio fans were no doubt disappointed when scholars announced that the 'Martyrdom of St. Lawrence,' initially thought to be the work of Caravaggio, was likely painted by one of his followers.
07/28/2010 07:11 pm
Caravaggio scholars are working to authenticate a painting of St. Lawrence's martyrdom, which has features typical of Caravaggio's style, the Vatican newspaper has reported. Caravaggio or not, the painting is quite good, say art historians.
07/19/2010 12:32 pm