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Grammy Awards 2022 Rescheduled to April 3

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards have been rescheduled and will now broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sun, April 3, organizers announced this week. Trevor Noah, Comedy Central's Emmy Award-winning "The Daily Show" host...

US Embassy in Ukraine Asks for Evacuation of Nonessential Personnel

The US Embassy in Ukraine's capital Kyiv has requested that the State Department authorize the departure of all nonessential staff and their families, according to a CNN report on Saturday. A source close to the Ukrainian government told CNN that...

Covid-19 Detecting Pendant Invented by Yale Researchers

Soon, you may have a device that detects the presence of Covid-19 in your environment, allowing you to know definitively whether or not you have been exposed to the virus. This might be one way to lessen the constant worry...

Biden Predicts Russia Will Invade Ukraine

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday predicted Russia "will move in" to Ukraine, as NATO allies reinforce the country's defenses by sending weapons and personnel. "My guess is he will move in; he has to do something," Biden told reporters...

US Models Suggest Omicron Wave May Kill Up to 300,000 People

New models suggest that the milder but more infectious omicron variant will cause 50,000 to 300,000 deaths in the United States before March. Although many studies show that Omicron causes less severe disease than past variants of Covid, the sheer...

Greek Photographer Wins Award with Stunning Images of New York’s Street Life

Greek photographer Dimitri Mellos won the 2021 Street Photography Award with his pictures capturing life in the streets of New York City

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Carbon Signature on Mars

A piece of sediment discovered by NASA's Curiosity Rover on Sunday contained carbon -- a possible trace of ancient life on the Red Planet. Carbon is a tell-tale sign of much bigger life processes, as carbon is the building block...

US Airlines Warn 5G at Airports Could Cause Chaos

The U.S's largest airlines warned on Monday of "chaos" to their operations if telecommunication companies proceed with rolling out 5G technology without restricting the technology near airports. The airlines want some 5G implementation, set to start on Wednesday, delayed near...

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

In his brief life, Martin Luther King Jr. had a variety of interests that informed his work as leader of the civil rights movement. His alma mater has collected some objects that tell his story. By Vicki Crawford For the past...

Busting Racism in the 1930s: Greeks Serving African American Patrons

This powerful photo shot at a Greek-owned diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District circa the 1930s is an emotional reminder of how newly arrived Greek immigrants treated African Americans. The owners are pictured serving their patrons more than three decades before...

Nick Smyrnis, Former Supreme President of AHEPA, Passes Away

The Greek-American fraternal organization AHEPA released a statement on the death of a former Supreme President Nick Smyrnis on Monday. Smyrnis, who was 98, served in the highest capacity in AHEPA from 1979 to 1981. "AHEPA deeply mourns the passing...

Byzantine-Style Iconographer Tells Story Behind Martin Luther King Jr. Icon

An iconographer paid tribute to iconic civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. by creating a Byzantine-style icon that portrays him as a martyred saint. This icon is the work of Robert Lentz, who had been living in a cloistered...

The Greek Orthodox Archbishop Who Walked with MLK in Selma

Martin Luther King is celebrated today as a timeless symbol of the struggle against racism. The 1965 march of the courageous civil rights leader in Selma, Alabama was not only a turning point in his career and in American...

Martin Luther King Jr. in Dialogue With the Ancient Greeks

Revolutionary civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. sought inspiration from great ancient Greek and Roman thinkers throughout his life. By Professor Timothy Joseph* In ''I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” the soaring yet bone-chilling speech he delivered the day before his assassination,...

Researchers Find Link Between Epstein-Barr Virus and Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health determined a link between the cause of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV.) The team's research was published in the journal "Science" on Thursday. MS is an unpredictable,...