Articles by Alberto Riva
- 2 Killed, 181 Injured In Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 Crash In San Francisco
July 06 2013 4:08 PM
Asiana Airlines Flight OZ 214 crashed at San Francisco's airport while landing Saturday. Almost all aboard the plane survived.
- King Albert II Of Belgium Abdicates
July 03 2013 12:58 PM
After 20 years on the throne, the king of the Belgians steps down for health reasons.
- All That Warrantless Surveillance? The NSA Has Done It Before
July 02 2013 5:41 AM
Since its inception in 1952 up to the mid-1970s, the National Security Agency operated in a legal vacuum -- and made full use of it.
- Paris Air Show, Day 1: Planes And People At Le Bourget [PHOTOS]
June 17 2013 3:30 PM
Airbus beat Boeing $18 billion to $6 billion on the first day, but the two giants weren't the only ones displaying their wares.
- Across The Atlantic In Lufthansa's New Business Class
June 08 2013 10:21 AM
The newest, and possibly last, version of the venerable jumbo is as quiet, roomy and high-tech as it gets.
- Airbus Shows Off First A350, The Boeing 787's Rival
May 13 2013 11:39 AM
Fresh out of the paint shop, the European 300-seater twinjet that will take on the Dreamliner gets ready for its first flight.
- Berlusconi Sentenced To 4 Years, But He's Not Going To Prison
May 08 2013 4:47 PM
Italy's longest-serving head of government got handed a hefty prison sentence for tax fraud, but he's not going behind bars -- for now.
- Cargo Ship Hits Dock, Kills 7, In Another Shipping Disaster In Italy [PHOTOS]
May 08 2013 10:50 AM
After the Costa Concordia went down last year, another deadly disaster hits Italy's shipping industry.
- Death Of The Jumbo Jet: How Boeing’s 777X Will Kill 747
May 04 2013 9:19 AM
The Boeing 747, aka the Jumbo Jet, is the world's most famous airplane, but the Queen of the Skies is facing the end of her reign.
- Boston Bombings Began In Mali, Says Muslim Brotherhood Top Figure
April 16 2013 11:28 AM
Conspiracy theorists are running amok around the tragedy. Essam el-Erian rehashes a classic: There's a mystery hand behind it.
- Maradona On Tour, But Playing Politics, Not Soccer
April 15 2013 1:24 PM
Two old buddies sharing stories: Fidel Castro and Diego Maradona, who dropped in after paying his respects to Venezuela's Maduro.
- Au Voleur! Pickpockets Shut Down The Louvre
April 10 2013 2:46 PM
Employees at the world's most visited museum are fed up with thieves who not only rob tourists, but spit on and assault workers.
- Sequester Grounds US Air Force Jets Amid North Korea Crisis [PHOTOS]
April 09 2013 12:20 PM
The U.S. Air Force is cutting flying hours to comply with budget cuts, and must leave a lot of its fighters and bombers on the ground.
- Watch US Navy Ship Use Laser To Shoot Down Drone
April 08 2013 3:46 PM
For now, it's just a successful test, but laser weapons aboard U.S. Navy ships work. And they're going to the Persian Gulf next.
- Where Caesar Was Killed, Cute Cats Roam [PHOTOS]
March 15 2013 12:14 PM
Beware the Ides of March? Sure. But first look at the adorable felines roaming the place where Caesar was stabbed to death.
- Pope Francis Rides A Volkswagen On His First Day
March 14 2013 2:21 PM
Jorge Mario Bergoglio may be a clean break as Pope Francis from his predecessor, Joseph Ratzinger, but he kept something German: the car.
- Election Of First Jesuit Pope Shatters Centuries Of Mistrust
March 13 2013 5:19 PM
The Jesuits are known as the church’s smartest order, as well as the largest. But a sinister fame has kept them from the papacy –- until now.
- Chavez Makes The World's Newspaper Home Pages, Except China's
March 05 2013 7:27 PM
The death of Latin America's longest-serving leader made news everywhere, but Chavez's Chinese friends didn't play the story too big.
- Watch The French Army Fight Islamists In Mali [VIDEO]
March 04 2013 5:56 PM
As their third soldier has been reported dead in Mali, the French have published a video showing a firefight with Islamists.
- The Inside Story Of How Obama Stumbled On Mideast Peace
March 04 2013 2:14 PM
A newly elected Obama chose to go tough on Israel in 2009, hoping it would work. A new book reveals how that idea backfired on the White House.