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My Italian heritage is an integral part of my identity. You wouldn’t know from my last name, but I come from a long line of men and women who have vowels at the end of theirs. They painted frescoes on the ceiling of St. Peter, taught the world that the Earth revolved around the Sun, …

Faith is a powerful thing. Combine it with music and it can move audiences around the world. Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli proved it with his emotionally charged Easter 2020 performance of “Amazing Grace,” at the height of the pandemic shutdown of his beloved Italy and the world at large. There was no physically present audience …

LAWRENCE – Five years after the death of famous screenwriter and filmmaker Ettore Scola, an Italian culture scholar at the University of Kansas is helping to revive Scola’s film career. Edward Bowen, assistant professor of Italian at KU, wrote an article on the critical reception of Scola’s films in the United States at the start …

So that’s what it feels like. After three years at the helm, after winning a European Championship and setting a new world record, Roberto Mancini finally tasted defeat. After 37 games unbeaten in Portugal in September 2018, Italy has finally lost. Two first-half goals from Manchester City’s Ferran Torres put Spain on the path to …

October 6, 2021 NOTew york is still reeling from the pandemic. Nearly 35,000 people have died from covid in the city; temporary morgues, in the form of refrigerated vans, were set up to store the bodies of the victims. Many residents have moved from dense urban areas to greener suburbs elsewhere in the state or …

The Cook County Council of Commissioners voted to postpone a resolution that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day, the second time a vote on the issue has been delayed this year. The resolution was seen as a step towards reconciliation and healing for Native American communities, but it was rejected Tuesday by members …

MONTREAL – Quebec lawyer Julien Brossard, 35, was one of the victims of a plane crash in a suburb of Milan, Italy, which left eight people dead. Liberal MPP Marwah Rizqy and her husband and fellow MP Gregory Kelley wrote their condolences on social media after a small private plane crashed into a vacant office …

A resident of the Haus an der Linde retirement home receives the Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Lichtentanne, Saxony, Germany on December 27, 2020, the day the country starts its vaccination program. Robert Michael / Pool via Reuters Back 3rd stroke for immunocompromised 28 days after 2nd A booster for all after 6 months …

Bill Prowant and his wife Anissa have been in the fair circuit for a long time. “I was born into the business,” Bill Prowant said in preparation for the 110th Orangeburg County Fair. “When I was 17 my dad sent me with a route and rides. I’ve been doing this since 1979.” Prowan is the …

By Faith Karimi and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN When Italy first entered a coronavirus lockdown last year, Khabane Lame had just lost his job at a factory near the northern city of Turin. He spent his days locked up with his parents in Chivasso with his three siblings, looking for other work. One day he downloaded …