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Greek Festival Celebrates Hellenic Culture in Alaska, August 18-20

The Alaska Greek Festival returns to the state capital Anchorage on Friday for the 23rd year, according to KTVA Alaska.   The three-day festival will take place...

U.S. Presses Turkey on Hagia Sophia and Halki School

The United States issued its annual religious freedom report on Tuesday, slamming allies and foes alike for their shortcomings. In the 2016 report Turkey is...

Hilarious Responses by American Kids who Taste Greek Vegetables (video)

This brilliant video shows American youngsters trying famous Greek dishes for the first time. They are made to taste papoutsakia, dolmades, lentil soup and salads...

Greek-American Congresswoman Niki Tsongas Announces Retirement

In an unexpected move, Greek-American US Representative Niki Tsongas said Wednesday that she would not seek another term in the House of Representatives, after...

Ten People Hospitalized After Flight from Athens to Philadelphia

American Airlines says 10 people on a flight from Athens, Greece to Philadelphia were injured during severe turbulence. The airline says Flight 759 was heading...

UGA Chicago: The Best Greek Party In America to Make Lifelong Connections

Started by a young Greek-American, Deano Kastis, United Greek Americans (UGA) has emerged into the most beloved organization for youth of Hellenic descent in...

Greek-American George Gigicos Departing the White House

Longtime Donald Trump aide and White House Director of Scheduling and Advance George Gigicos is departing the White House. The decision for Gigicos to move...

DNA Analysis Sheds Light to Minoans and Mycenaeans Origins

For the first time, scientists have obtained and analyzed genome sequences from the ancient Minoans and Mycenaeans, who lived three to five thousand years...

Greek Forensic Archaeologist Uncovers Looted Vase at Metropolitan Museum

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art delivered an ancient vase to Manhattan's district attorney, after the DA had issued a warrant for the Greco-Roman...

Greek-American Reince Priebus Forced Out from White House

Donald Trump has forced out Reince Priebus as the White House chief of staff and replaced him with Homeland Security secretary John Kelly. The departure...