Pope Francis called a meeting at the Vatican to discuss climate change, environmental degradation and human trafficking. But the meeting is taking place while Rome is filled with trash because of a trash collectors' strike.
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."
Anchor Marco Werman profiles the singer Elisa. She's a pop sensation in her native Italy since 2001. Now she's hoping to make it in North America. Elisa kicks off a 17-date tour of Canada and the US next week.
The World's Katy Clark describes how the head of Italian carmaker FIAT sees the auto business: as a Darwinian struggle to survive. Sergio Marchionne was able to turn FIAT around, now he may be using the same approach at Chrysler.
Today's Geo Quiz seeks an Italian town famous for baseball. The answer is Nettuno, a coastal city about 40 miles south of Rome. Nettuno is hosting the annual Baseball World Cup. Reporter Nancy Greenleese takes us there.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Perugia, Italy. Eighteen exchange students from Perugia have been stuck in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Francesco Merlino and Elena Mencarroni about how they're spending their 'extra' days.
A restored version of Fellini's classic film, La Dolce Vita, has just been screened at the Rome Film Festival. PRI's The World looks at the way the movie portrays the city of Rome that existed 50 years ago, and to some extent, still does today.