Italy

Global Scan

When it comes to police, Russia gets the gold

Russia is proud of being out in front of other countries. But on one measure, it might not be quite so proud. It has more police per citizen than any other country tracked by the UN. Meanwhile, the Loch Ness monster is back in the news after 18 months without a peep. And a 100-year-old woman has a long-held dream come true and it gives her shivers. All that and more in today's Global Scan.

Science, Tech & Environment

Earthquake hits central Italy

An earthquake struck central Italy this morning. The quake was centered near the medieval city of L'Aquila, about 60 miles northeast of Rome. Italian authorities say about a 100 people were killed and at least 1500 have been injured. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Dominic Hughes in central Italy.

Politics

Roman Coliseum opens to public

The Coliseum will open areas long closed to visitors. Beginning in the fall of 2010 tourists will have a ?backstage pass' to the third level of the ancient arena. The World's Nancy Greenleese gives has a sneak preview.

Politics

Italy's immigration law

Italy has had a strict immigration law similar to Arizona's for years. Reporter Christopher Livesay travelled with police in Milan to get a glimpse of how that law is enforced.