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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Micheline Maynard, about how high profits for major automakers over the past decade have become a central issue in the United Auto Workers strike.
Monday, August 28, 2023
60 years after Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, we hear from one of the men who helped him write it, his friend and attorney Clarence B. Jones.
Sunday, August 13, 2023
A small beach community in southern Sicily is dealing with the scorching heat this summer as Sicilians have for generations: they start their day with a sweet, refreshing, ice-cold dish.
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
A team of scientists have identified a geological site in Canada that they say best reflects a new epoch in Earth's history — the Anthropocene era. Francine McCarthy led the group.
Thursday, June 29, 2023
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, professor of Russian politics at King's College London, about Putin's current hold on power.
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni is favored to be voted in as Italy's next prime minister Sunday. Her Brothers of Italy party has roots in the neo-fascist movement that emerged after World War II.
Friday, September 23, 2022
Italy heads for a historic election. If Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy party wins Sunday's election, she could also make history by becoming the country's first woman prime minister.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
On the Tuscan coast lies a beach town with no archaeological sites or Roman ruins. Instead, there are big houses, with tennis courts and stables — a sporty getaway for people with money to spend.
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Using pandemic recovery money distributed by the European Union, Italy is trying to bring back one dying village in each of the country's 21 regions. The villages will each get $20 million.
Sunday, August 07, 2022
Families have vacationed in the Tuscan seaside resort of Punta Ala every year for generations. Families - and their domestic help - get a chance to catch up with friends from all over Italy.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Despite surviving a no confidence vote, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has resigned. He said he won't govern without 100% support in his coalition, after some parties abstained from voting.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Despite comfortably winning a confidence motion in the upper house of the Italian parliament, Prime Minister Mario Draghi's government appears doomed.
Monday, July 04, 2022
A large chunk of ice broke off an Alpine glacier in the Dolomite mountains in northeastern Italy — triggering an avalanche that killed several people.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Italy's agricultural heartland is suffering its worst drought in 70 years. Authorities are struggling to deal with the situation and save as much of the country's harvest as possible.
Thursday, June 09, 2022
Abortion has been legal in Italy for more than 40 years. But most doctors refuse to perform them, making it difficult to find a provider. As in America, women in Italy fear this right will go away.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
One of Ukraine's top circus troupes was on the road in Italy when Russia invaded. Performers faced the dilemma of whether to rush back home or keep the show going.
Sunday, May 01, 2022
Italy will soon roll out a new visa that allows remote workers to live in Italy even though their jobs are based abroad. Supporters hope it will attract high-earning workers and spark innovation.
Saturday, April 02, 2022
Russia's invasion of Ukraine made an Italian energy crisis much worse. Italy, which gets 40% of its natural gas from Russia, is now trying to wean itself off of Russian fuel within three years.