Articles by Alberto Riva
- Millionaires On US Unemployment? Yes, And That's Perfectly Legal (For Now)
August 09 2012 6:29 AM
Data compiled by the Congressional Research Service show that thousands of Americans making more than $1 million got unemployment benefits.
- Does Tim Geithner Really Fly Coach Class?
August 02 2012 2:51 PM
The Treasury Secretary has been seen flying from DC to LA, on official business, among the mortals at the back of the plane. That is government policy - except when it isn't.
- Inside Damascus, Fear And Refugees As Assad Battles Rebels In The Capital
July 25 2012 12:49 PM
16 months after the beginning of the rebellion against Syria's government, conflict rages in the capital. As civilians end up on the front lines, this is what their city looks like from the inside.
- Journalist Shocks France By Asking Minister "Did You Get The Job Because You're Beautiful Or A Minority?"
July 23 2012 12:25 PM
The first French government minister of Asian descent, Fleur Pellerin, was in no mood to be insulted by interviewer Daniel Schick.
- Fifty Years Later, Still A Guitar God: Keith Richards, The Soul Of The Stones
July 11 2012 9:52 AM
He's the ultimate rock and roll bon vivant and a survivor of heroin and hardcore partying, but fifty years after the debut of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards remains one thing above all: an extraordinary musician.
- Boeing Nabs First Order From New United Airlines: $8 Billion For The 737 MAX
July 09 2012 1:38 PM
The order war with Airbus heats up as the Farnborough salon heats up, and so far it's Boeing by a landslide with $15 billion worth of orders in one day, all for its new medium-range jet
- Boeing, Lockheed Fight Europe's Typhoon For South Korea's Multibillion-Dollar Jet Fighter Order
July 06 2012 1:41 PM
Orders for dozens of fighter jets worth as much as $200 million each don't happen often. When they do, manufacturers fight tooth and claw, and that's just what's happening in South Korea.
- Costa Concordia's Captain Schettino Says 'Divine Hand' Inspired Maneuver On Doomed Ship
July 05 2012 3:41 PM
The disgraced captain whose luxury-liner shipwreck killed 32 passengers in January is a free man again, and he's not going down without a fight.
- Sergio Pininfarina, Legendary Ferrari Designer, Dead At 85 [PHOTOS]
July 03 2012 2:44 PM
He was a household name in Italy, and his sleek, fast cars made him a design icon around the world. Sergio Pininfarina, of the eponymous design firm, is dead at 85. Here are some of the exceptional vehicles he created.
- Health Care Reform Supreme Court Decision: 'Victory For Obama' Makes Big Headlines In Europe
June 28 2012 2:01 PM
For the first time since Bush v. Gore 12 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court was news around the world.
- What Euro Summit? Italians And Germans Transfixed By Soccer As Monti, Merkel Clash On Finances
June 28 2012 6:03 AM
National stereotypes and the European debt crisis entwine as Italy and Germany meet Thursday for the European Cup semifinal.
- Airbus Smells Good Business In Wider Plane Seats For Bigger Americans
May 25 2012 1:02 PM
U.S. government data says that one American in three is obese -- and a European plane maker sees it as a sales opportunity.