Biden Issues Greek Independence Day Proclamation
On Friday, US President Joe Biden issued a proclamation marking Greek Independence Day on March 25 as "A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy." The proclamation, announced by the White House, celebrated the historical ties between Greece...
The Greek Peanut Vendor of the White House
A Greek peanut vendor who set shop outside the White House became famous in the US in the first half of the 20th century. Nicholas Stefanos “Steve” Vasilakes emigrated from Ligerea, Laconia, Greece, to the United States in 1910 and...
US Sets Deadline for TikTok Ban in Federal Devices
The US and Canada have joined forces with the European Commission to protect national security by prohibiting government employees from utilizing ByteDance-owned TikTok. While a 30-day deadline has been set for the removal of this app from mobile devices, authorities...
President Biden Tests Positive For COVID-19 For Second Time
US President Biden has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time in ten days.
President Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19
President Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced on Thursday. The US leader is said to be experiencing “mild symptoms” and is taking Paxloid, an antiviral medicine used to treat symptoms of coronavirus. Biden to work in isolation...
Matthew McConaughey’s Passionate Plea for Gun Control
Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey made a passionate plea for gun control legislation from the White House briefing room on Tuesday. Following last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas he called on Congress...
Greece – USA Ties “Stronger than Ever,” Biden and Mitsotakis Affirm
President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis affirmed that the U.S. - Greece relationship is "stronger than ever" during the meeting of the two leaders at the White House on Monday. Biden congratulated Mitsotakis on 201 years of Greek...
Greece to Raise Turkey’s Provocations in Biden-Mitsotakis Meeting
Greece said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will raise the issue of Turkey's provocations in the Aegean with President Biden at the meeting of the two leaders in the White House on Monday. Government spokesperson Yiannis Economou noted that the "issue...
Joe Biden Names First Black, Openly LGBTQ White House Press Secretary
President Joe Biden on Thursday chose Karine Jean-Pierre as the next White House Press Secretary—the first Black and the first openly LGBTQ+ individual to serve as the public face of a United States administration. Jean-Pierre will take over from Jen...
President Biden to Meet Greek PM Mitsotakis on May 16
President Biden will meet Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the White House on May 16, Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced Thursday. According to the announcement, the meeting provides an opportunity to "affirm our strong bilateral partnership and to celebrate...