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  1. andiamo
    ‘King of Absentees’ Accused of Skipping Work at Italian Hospital for 15 YearsNew heights in working from home.
  2. street view
    ‘You’re Walking Backwards’: The $6 Billion Venice Floodgates May Not Be EnoughProposed decades ago, they were not built for the coming sea rise.
  3. coronavirus
    Photos of Life in Italy As Lockdown LiftsPrime Minister Giuseppe Conte says Italy is taking a “calculated risk” by reopening, but it’s one the country must “accept.”
  4. coronavirus
    The Mystery of ‘Excess Fatality’Death rates are exploding globally, and the coronavirus is just a fraction of the explanation.
  5. coronavirus
    Will the Coronavirus Tear Europe Apart?Germany has ditched its economic playbook to confront the pandemic at home, but it’s not yet clear if it will do the same for its southern neighbors.
  6. coronavirus
    A Roman’s Account of Life Under Coronavirus LockdownIt’s an economic disaster, but there’s still a sense that the disease is someone else’s problem.
  7. gallery
    14 Photos of What Public Life Looks Like During a Coronavirus OutbreakThe emptiness is eerie.
  8. covid-19
    Coronavirus Cases Continue to Surge in Italy, Iran, and South KoreaThe entire European Union is on edge over the escalating crisis in Italy, but Iran’s outbreak may prove to be the most dangerous.
  9. the top line
    The One Weird Trick for Leaving the Euro That Shows Why Countries Can’t Leave ItThe Italian government has floated the idea of a new national quasi-currency. But it’s not the answer to the country’s financial problems.
  10. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  11. Italy’s Political Crisis Is Rattling Europe. Here’s What You Need to Know.A standoff between Italy’s populist parties and the country’s president shook markets around the world, and is now threatening European stability.
  12. Dow Drops Nearly 400 Points, Amid Rising Global Political InstabilityWith a constitutional crisis looming in Italy — and trade war brewing between the U.S. and China — traders fled risk Tuesday.
  13. Italy Veers Toward Political Chaos After President Blocks Right-Wing CoalitionThe move will embolden Euroskeptic populists, who are already preparing for a new election.
  14. Bannon Tells France’s National Front: ‘Let Them Call You Racist’The grandiose strategist, wounded but not defeated, is in the middle of a European tour.
  15. foreign affairs
    Italy’s Election Shows European Populism Isn’t Dead YetAnti-Establishment parties carried the day, but can they govern?
  16. natural disasters
    Up to 30 People Missing After Avalanche Destroys Hotel in ItalyEarthquakes triggered the disaster, which consumed a mountainside hotel where many are trapped and feared dead.
  17. select all
    Italian Siblings With Finance Ties Arrested in Bizarre, Masonic-Themed HackTheir victims appear to include former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi, the president of the European Central Bank, and a Vatican cardinal.
  18. international affairs
    Italy’s Prime Minister Resigns After Referendum DefeatHis departure represents a resounding win for Europe’s right-wing populists and Eurosceptics.
  19. Brexit Could Trigger the Next Financial Crisis — in ItalyItalian banks are sitting on a pile of bad loans. Brexit just tossed a match on that pile. If the fire spreads, it could produce an economic and political crisis.
  20. awful things
    As Many As 900 People Dead in Mediterranean Shipwreck [Updated]The boat was carrying people fleeing the chaos Libya.
  21. international intrigue
    Italy Rescues Two Migrant BoatsDuring the same week as the Greek ferry disaster.
  22. disasters
    Rescuers Working to Save People on Burning FerryThe boat is drifting off the coast of Albania.
  23. the de blasio’s summer vacation
    Of Course Bill de Blasio Ate Pizza With a Fork and Knife in ItalyThe mayor proves a point.
  24. the de blasio’s summer vacation
    Here Is an Amazing GIF of Dante de Blasio Driving a Boat on Vacation in ItalyWith his mayor dad in tow.
  25. photo op
    The de Blasios Kick Off Their Italian Vacation The press makes them feel at home by hounding Dante.
  26. bill de blasio’s italy
    The de Blasios Are Peaceing Out to Italy for a Little WhileIt’s family vacation time!
  27. the sports section
    See Uruguay’s Luis Suárez Bite an Opponent at the World CupHe’s a serial biter.
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    Guilty Again, Amanda Knox’s Ex-Boyfriend Took a Trip to the BorderThe doomed couple is handling their new conviction in different ways.
  29. international intrigue
    Bill de Blasio Is Big in ItalyThe mayor-elect is even appearing on pizza.
  30. nazi comparisons
    Silvio Berlusconi’s Kids Are Living a Second HolocaustThey made a pretty bad Nazi analogy. 
  31. talking about the weather
    What It’s Like to Be Stuck in the Middle of an Insane Italian TornadoWatch this crazy video.
  32. it’s science
    Ippo the Zonkey Is the Cronut of ItalyHe’s a hybrid between a zebra and a donkey. 
  33. international intrigue
    Silvio Berlusconi Again Sentenced to Prison Time He’ll Never ServeItaly.
  34. campaign ads
    Italian Attack Ad Compares David Axelrod to Axl Rose, Sort Of Complete with weird Photoshop job.
  35. european men with money
    Italy’s Problem Is New York’s ProblemOn a smaller scale.
  36. bunga bunga
    Silvio Berlusconi’s Greatest (and Most Offensive) HitsIt’s been a wild, often cringe-worthy ride for the Italian Prime Minister.
  37. Mario Monti to Head New Italian GovernmentAs was expected.
  38. international intrigue
    Berlusconi to Resign After Austerity Measures Pass [Updated]The Italian prime minister has no more majority.
  39. international intrigue
    Berlusconi Denies Resignation Rumors on Facebook’Like.’
  40. Silvio Berlusconi Is Not Getting Any Less Berlusconi-yYou may or may not be surprised about what he wants to rename his party.
  41. crime and punishment
    Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito Freed in Italian Murder AppealThe pair were found not guilty of murder after almost four years in Italian prison.
  42. travel trends
    Romania Is Italy’s Divorce CapitolBucharest is not for lovers.
  43. where’d all the good news go?
    More Bad Economic News for the U.S.From overseas: Italian economy shaky, Chinese imports dip.
  44. revolt like an egyptian
    Allies Split Over Military Action in Libya, Obama Tries to Mend the GapFrance doesn’t want NATO to lead the mission.
  45. international intrigue
    Berlusconi Was Merely Trying to Host ‘Carefree, Elegant Dinners’ When All That Prostitution HappenedItaly’s Martha Stewart.
  46. international intrigue
    Three Women Will Decide the Fate of Silvio BerlusconiHe’s been charged with paying for sex with a minor and then abusing his power to get her out of jail.
  47. silvio
    Hundreds of Thousands of Italians Protest Berlusconi’s Behavior Toward Women“You bring us shame.”
  48. campaigns
    Silvio Berlusconi to Use Bloody-Face Picture on Campaign PosterOf course he is!
  49. foxy knoxy
    Amanda Knox is ‘Scared but Hoping’She also hopes to continue her classes.
  50. foxy knoxy
    Amanda Knox ‘Still Has Faith in the Italian Legal System’She believes her trial was “correct.”
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