When George H.W. Bush Visited Greece

George H.W. Bush, who as the 41st president shepherded the US through a turbulent period in global relations that included the breakup of the...

US Officials Join Cypriot President to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Cyprus Independence

Twenty-five of the most powerful US senators and other officials joined Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in an online commemoration of the 60th anniversary of...

Exhibition on the History of Romaniote Jews Opens at Greek Consulate in NYC

A photography exhibition documenting the history of Greece's Romaniote Jews, or "Romaniotes," opens on Thursday, September 19 at the Consulate General of Greece in...

The Ancient Greek Ideals that Inspired American Independence

"Two hundred and thirty-six years ago, a new American Nation was founded on an old Greek principle — democratic rule by a free people....

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...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets with President Trump on Hagia Sophia

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America met with President Trump and Vice President Pence late on Thursday to discuss Turkey's recent decision to convert Hagia Sophia...

Greek American Labor Hero Louis Tikas Statue to be Unveiled in Colorado (video)

A statue of heroic Greek mine worker Louis Tikas who was murdered by the National Guard in the Ludlow Massacre is raised in Trinidad,...

Statue of Greek-Italian Painter of Capitol Frescoes Raised in Annapolis, MD

A statue of Greek-Italian painter Constantino Brumidi - famous for his U.S. Capitol building frescoes - has been raised in Annapolis, MD to honor...

White House Indirectly Acknowledges Armenian Genocide

In a statement made by White House Press Secretary Kaleigh McEnany on Monday, July 6, the Trump administration appeared to acknowledge the Armenian genocide,...

WWII Hero Steve ‘Flying Greek’ Pisanos Passes at Age 96 [video]

World War II hero Steve Pisanos passed on Thursday in San Diego at the age of 96, only a few years after the publication...

Five Beautiful American Buildings Based on Classical Greek Architecture

Five stand-out buildings from American history are based on ancient Greek architecture, most of them standing proud in Washington, D.C., the U.S. capital and...

Greek Americans Discover their Hellenic Heritage in College

For Greek-American students who attend Queens College in Flushing, New York, it’s never too late to rediscover one’s heritage and learn more about where...

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