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Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrating Sunday Mass. (Credit: Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: O’Malley Makes Last Public Appearance Before Conclave

If Roman waiters and cab drivers are any indication, Cardinal Sean has the popular vote.

03/10/2013

A WBZ-TV video camera takes aim at the crowds outside St. Peter's Basilica (Photo Credit: Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: O’Malley Speculation Rampant Among Media

In the absence of information, there is rampant speculation. One Italian newspaper polled its writers — asking them to guess which Cardinals are now the leading candidates to become the next pope.

03/09/2013

St. Peter's Basilica (Photo Credit: Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: Americans Have Already Made History

As long a shot as it may be, Cardinal Sean O’Malley and Cardinal Dolan from New York are mentioned as possible choices to be the next pope.

03/08/2013

Photo Credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images

Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

98.5 The Sports Hub's Adam Kaufman is joined by Damon Amendolara for  another edition of "5 Questions".

’5 Questions’ With Damon Amendolara

Adam Kaufman is back for another edition of “5 Questions,” this time joined by Damon Amendolara to get his takes on the hottest stories in Boston sports.

07/02/2012

Benji Smith and Emily Lau survived the Costa Concordia disaster.

Local Survivors Of Cruise Ship Disaster Say “We’re Not OK”

Benji Smith and Emily Lau were passengers on the Costa Concordia. They say they received little help from the Italian authorities, the ship company, and the American Embassy.

01/19/2012

GIGLIO PORTO, ITALY - JANUARY 16: The cruise ship Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of the island of Giglio, on January 16, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. More than four thousand people were on board when the ship hit rocks last Friday. The official death toll is now six, with a further 16 people still missing. The rescue operation was temporarily suspended earlier due to the ship moving as it slowly sinks further into the sea. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)

Italy Ship Disaster Could Affect Safety Rules On Future Cruises Worldwide

The Italy ship disaster could affect future safety procedures on cruise ships worldwide.

01/16/2012

The Costa Concordia cruiseship lies partially submerged on January 16, 2012.(Photo credit ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

All Things Travel: Basic Questions Unanswered In Italy Cruise Ship Disaster

Having seen the duplication of effort of sailors doing that work, it seems almost impossible for a disaster of this scope to take place.

01/16/2012

Rescuers inspect the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. Three people died and several were missing after the ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground sparking chaos as passengers scrambled to get off. Two South Korean honeymooners were rescued early today from the cruise as emergency crews searched for the missing. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Braintree Family, Boston Couple Safe After Italy Cruise Shipwreck

At least seven Massachusetts residents are safe after their cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Italy on Friday night.

01/15/2012

A photograph taken early on January 14, 2012 shows the Costa Concordia after the cruise ship with more than 4,000 people on board ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, last night. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday as passengers were sitting down for dinner. Some of the passengers jumped into the icy waters. The ship was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, leaving from Savona with planned stops in Civitavecchia, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille,' the company said. (Photo credit: FRANCESCO ORLANDINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Braintree Family Escapes Italy Cruise Ship Disaster

Three people from Braintree were among those on board a packed cruise ship that ran aground off Italy on Saturday.

01/14/2012

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