The ancient Roman town of Herculaneum was destroyed when Mount Vesuvius erupted. Now it's a tourist attraction. Most visitors overnight in Naples, a half hour's train ride away.
The archaeological dig site's director hailed the "rarity" as a glimpse into middle-class Roman life. The discovery also included frescoes, wine and a partially preserved garden.
An apartment building has partially collapsed near Naples in Italy. Rescuers are unsure how many residents may have been buried in the rubble. The cause of the collapse was not immediately clear.
The ancient city of Pompeii is now accessible to wheelchair users. Friday marked the inauguration of a three-kilometer-long barrier-free route leading through the world-renowned archaeological site.
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