Visually stunning Italian drama "The Great Beauty" won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, capping its successful awards season run in the United States and Europe. Director Paolo Sorrentino's film about an aging writer's reflections on life and his search for meaning among Rome's idle rich also won top foreign film honors at t...

Hizzoner and family are on their Roman holiday. A khaki-clad Mayor de Blasio arrived in Rome Sunday to begin his eight-day family vacation, a day later than scheduled following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody last week.   De Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and their kids Dante and Chiara — sporting a new hairdo — land...

In our journey to discover the thousands of different angles useful to analyze the relationship between Italy and the US, books are undoubtedly essential. Today we meet Maria Gliozzi, founder of AIFIC - American Initiative For Italian Culture and organizer of the Book Award The Bridge.   We thank her because we find very significant what she does...

"Internazionalizzare per crescere - Quale Sistema Paese per vincere questa sfida?" è il tema del convegno organizzato dall'Associazione di volontariato osservatorio per la sicurezza - Andromeda, che si terrà martedì prossimo, 23 luglio, alle ore 9.30, presso la Sala delle Bandiere del Parlamento Europeo, a Roma.   Introdurrà i lavori Roberta...

By Jenel Few Danielle Pinkerton spent four years working to build a high school the entire county could be proud of, not just the islands community.   Now, she's going to Rome. Pinkerton, who opened Islands High school in 2010, will leave the Savannah-Chatham County public school system on June 30 to become head of an international sch...

by Mara Monti   The airline industry continues to stack up profits. In the third quarter, American Airlines confirmed the positive results with the merger with US Airways, completed at 85%, by introducing a single booking system. The next step will be the optimization of air routes, starting with the Italian routes, as explained by the compa...

The American Academy in Rome will restart its summer archaeology program this summer with new courses designed to train students in 21st century skills.   Since 1991 the Academy has contributed to the training of young archaeologists, historians and classicists with summer programs and field schools. Over the past year, the Academy has worke...

AS Roma's American owners see a return to the Champions League next season as only the the first step in creating a club that can compete regularly with the best in Europe.   Roma are seeking to follow the example of Italian rivals Juventus by building a new stadium of their own that would boost matchday revenues and create new commercial op...

By Melissa McCart  Regional Italian restaurants have been opening in Pittsburgh at a fast clip, from Senti in Lawrenceville with a menu inspired by the Abruzzo region, to Taglio in East Liberty, serving Roman-style tray pizzas. It would be great if being Italian or dining Italian lent a thorough understanding of a region. Instead a resta...

by Andrea Marini   To understand just what the 2024 Olympic run means for Italy and Rome you've got to consider the games that took place in the Italian capital in far-away 1960.   Gold medals were showered on a nation experiencing an all-out economic boom, with GDP that year growing by 5.4% and surging by 8.4% the following year - gr...