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Earthquake Hits Central Italy, At Least 37 Dead

A strong earthquake shook central Italy early Wednesday causing extensive damage to areas near the epicenter and killing at least 37 people. The U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude at 6.2 with an epicenter about 10 kilometers southeast of the town of Norcia.  The shaking was felt across a large part of the region, including the capital, Rome, 150 kilometers away. The quake struck just after 3:30 a.m. and was followed by multiple aftershocks.  Italy's civil protection...

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