Donald Trump and Bobby Jindal appear to be running away from their parents' immigrant roots. However, Marco Rubio's mom once told him: "They’re human beings just like us, and they came for the same reasons we came."
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in the rough in Italian train stations and on its border crossings. The stalled travelers are mainly migrants from north Africa who've survived a perilous journey by sea only to be turned back by new, tough restrictions in northern Europe.
The World's Gerry Hadden introduces us to a musician tasked whose job is to maintain the priceless violins of Cremona, Italy: Andrea Mosconi plays the instruments regularly to keep them sounding beautiful.
The group Afterhours is one of Italy's top alternative rock bands. Anchor Marco Werman spoke to the band's leader at the South by Southwest music festival last week. They discuss the underground music scene in Italy and how Afterhours has earned praise from music critics.
Europe took a turn to the political right in the latest round of elections. Some seats were won by extreme-right candidates and anti-immigration sentiments came to the fore in several countries. Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Olexiy Solohubenko.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Pope Benedict's call for Catholic unity in China. Chinese Catholics have long faced a division between a state-controlled church and an underground church more loyal to the Vatican.
Scientists say global climate change is responsible for the spread of massive blobs of floating marine mucus. The blobs are harmful to humans and sea life. And they're taking a toll on Italy's tourism economy. The World's Marina Giovannelli reports.
Nancy Greenleese reports from Sicily on grassroots efforts to reduce the influence of the Mafia. She says activists tend to be younger, many under 35. And unlike their parents, they're not afraid to speak out about corruption.
Anchor Marco Werman talks to RAI journalist Fabio Colonna about the latest Silvio Berlusconi sandal in Italy. We will hear what was said when the Italian prime minister called in a talk show and insulted the program and its host.