| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Why I love Italy...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Ermanno Scervino, which has designed the uniforms to be worn by Azerbaijan's athletes at the London games, is among the fashion brands and designers helping amp up the style quotient at the 2012 Olympics. Others include Ralph Lauren (U.S.), Giorgio Armani...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Global Focus: When CIA agents nabbed an Egyptian cleric on the streets of Milan and whisked him off for interrogation in a country that turned a blind eye to torture they violated international law and were justly sentenced to prison, Italy's highest...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi came out swinging Saturday after a court sentenced him to four years in prison for tax fraud, vowing to dedicate himself to reforming the Italian justice system, which he said was dominated by a “...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Over the last half decade, prescription eyewear has transitioned from nerd necessity to chic accessory. In this Sunday's Image section, Adam Tschorn frames up how and why that happened....
| Jun 14, 2012
Milan, Italy — From the American side of the Atlantic, the debate over Europe's economic future often sounds like a bloodless, mind-numbing discussion of currency zones, bank recapitalization and interest rates. But in countries with fragile...
| May 5, 2012
It's been years since Alto Palato closed, yet I can't drive down La Cienega past STK steakhouse without remembering the late Mauro Vincenti's last restaurant. I still see Vincenti in a cashmere golf sweater fussing over details. Danilo Terribili...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden in San Marino announced Tuesday that it has acquired a 16th century sculpture titled "St. Georgeand the Dragon" that it is attributing to the Renaissance artist Giovan Angelo del Maino.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Elliott Carter, one of the preeminent American composers of the past century, has died at 103. He died of natural causes at his home in New York, according to his close friend and assistant Virgil Blackwell.
A prolific composer who won two Pulitzer...
| Sep 3, 2012
Italian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a rare and often outspoken liberal within the highly conservative Catholic Church hierarchy who was nevertheless often mentioned as a candidate for pope, died Friday. He was 85.
Martini, a Jesuit and former...
| Sep 9, 2012
If you think camouflage is just the stuff of old beat-up military uniforms and cheap thermals lying around dusty army-navy shops, you're missing out on the biggest hiding-in-plain-sight trend in cutting-edge menswear this fall.
Camo, as fashion folk say,...