A regional court in Italy found six Italian scientists guilty of multiple manslaughter over the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Reporter Megan Williams speaks to anchor Marco Werman about this verdict which has alarmed the scientific community.
Italy's government wants to create jobs by liberalizing the job market, but that would diminish the power of professional guilds that currently control who can and who cannot practice certain types of jobs.
An ice cream parlor in Rome recently unleashed a wave of protests when it charged some British tourists $21 per ice cream cone. It was just the latest instance of tourists getting ripped off in the Eternal City, as Megan Williams reports from Rome.
A fruit vendor in Tunisia who set himself on fire in December started a revolution. Now Mohamed Bouazizi is remembered as a hero, but as Megan Williams reports, his relatives say they're being shunned.
Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he is to step down at the end of February because of his frail health. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Rome correspondent Megan Williams about reaction to the surprise announcement.
Megan Williams previews the beatification ceremeny this weekend in Rome for Pope John Paul the Second. The speed with which the Vatican has gone through the beatification process may have curtailed the number of people travelling to Rome for the occasion.
Reporter Megan Williams tells us about an effort under way at a former convent in Florence, Italy to identify the remains of the woman who might have been the model for Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."