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American Hellenic Council Holds Annual Awards Gala in Los Angeles

The American Hellenic Council honored businessman Dean Spanos, congresswoman Karen Bass and archaeologist Stephen Miller last Saturday in Los Angeles.

Will President Trump Force Greece Out of the Eurozone?

Trump’s presidency is likely to face its first Eurozone test within a few months with an imminent default by Greece on its outstanding obligations.

What Makes Presidents Want to Become President?

This is a guest opinion piece by Nicholas Katsaounis* In fact, what makes anyone want to become a political leader? This is the question that psychology...

Macedonia: “Why is it important? Explain it to me so I understand”

During the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, American TV station NBC referred to FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) as Macedonia while another...

Giving for Unaccompanied Refugee Children in Greece

90,000 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in the European Union in 2015, 13 percent of them are children younger than 14 years old.
Why is Orthodox Easter different than Catholic

Catholic Easter: Here’s Why Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter Later

As Catholics and most Christians around the globe celebrate Easter this Sunday, we asked a Greek-Orthodox priest to explain why the Orthodox Christians celebrate...

World Cancer Day: The Greek Who Developed the Pap Smear

By Elizabeth M. Shepard / Cornell Archives Today is World Cancer Day, a global event dedicated in the fight against cancer, that aims at raising...

A Greek Christmas Gift from My CIA Father

Leslie Absher describes the gift her spy father gave her 30 years ago as she was traveling from the US to Greece for Christmas.

A Guide for Your Greek Thanksgiving Table

It’s only natural that the Greek Thanksgiving table offers a hybrid of Greek and American classics.

Thea Halo Replies to Greek Education Minister’s Rejection of the Pontic Genocide

Greek-American author Thea Halo, the daughter of Sano Halo, the Grandmother of all Pontic Greeks, writes a response to Greek Education Minister Nikos Filis' comments denying the Pontic Genocide.

Panagia Ipseni Gives Strength, Hope to Orthodox in U.S.

The Holy Greek -Orthodox icon has been through Colorado, and eight churches in Florida before traveling to New York, New Jersey and Baltimore.

What We Can Learn from Plato about Same-Sex Marriage

By Danielle Weatherby, University of Arkansas The April 28 oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges will be remembered as a historic...