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Stories with place: Sicily
  • Rome mayor resigns over expense scandal story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 3:24 pm

    ROME - Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino resigned Thursday following a scandal over his expense accounts that became the convenient final straw in a months-long campaign by opponents inside and out of his Democratic Party to force him from office.

  • Carter sounds nearly ready to open combat jobs to women 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 4:03 pm

    ROME - Defense Secretary Ash Carter sounded like he's nearly made up his mind about opening all combat jobs to women, as he told U.S. troops in Sicily on Tuesday that limiting his search for qualified military candidates to just half the population would be "crazy."