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.
This week Europe and the UK proceed with plans to take control of the worldwide banking system. With the United States expected to follow, this is a defining moment for both this crisis and the capitalist system itself.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the rise of anti-immigration feelings in Italy, as Italian politicians have reacted to a number of crimes blamed that were blamed on foreigners with proposals for an immigration crackdown.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports that Italy's latest election campaign has seen a change in the country's super-fragmented political landscape, as the main left-of-center candidate is refusing to run as part of a coalition
In Italy, the caretaker government of Prime Minister Mario Monti has been dissolved. But with new elections to be held In February and another former prime minister already set to run again, some say this isn't necessarily the end of Monti.
Phoenix welcomes more refugees than almost any other American city. It's also home to a great many undocumented immigrants. One group of refugee children is finding its way in a new home on the soccer field, coach by an undocumented immigrant.
If America defaults on its debt this week, it won't be the first economic superpower to do so. Imperial Spain was a chronic defaulter in the 16th and 17th centuries, and this helped lead to its downfall.
Silvio Berlusconi started his community service Friday. Italy's flamboyant former prime minister showed up for his first shift at a clinic for Alzheimer's patients near Milan. The billionaire tycoon will be working there a few hours a week for the next year as punishment for committing tax fraud.