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NASA to Reveal Deepest Image of the Universe Ever Taken

NASA will reveal the “deepest image of our Universe that has ever been taken,” on July 12th, Bill Nelson, a NASA administrator said earlier in the week attributing the achievement to the newly operational James Webb Space Telescope. During a press...

Fr. Alex Karloutsos to be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Father Alex Karloutsos, former Vicar General for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, will be receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom for his work as a spiritual leader, according to a statement released by the White House on Friday. Karloutsos...

US Congress Prepares for Battle Over Sale of F-16 Fighters to Turkey

On Thursday, Greek-American members of Congress expressed strong opposition to President Joe Biden's expressed support for the sale of F-16 jets to Turkey. “We should sell them the F-16 jets and modernize those jets as well,” Biden said at the...

Snapchat Launches Paid Version Hoping to Boost Profits

Snap Inc. launched on Wednesday a paid subscription version of the Snapchat app in the US priced at $3.99 dollars per month. It is dubbed Snapchat Plus and includes exclusive features that aren't available to standard users. This brings to market...

Sex Strike: Why Ancient Greek Play Lysistrata is Trending in the US

The ancient Greek play, Lysistrata, became a trending topic in the US after protesters called for a sex strike in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Calls for a nationwide sex strike were gathering...

Dozens of Migrants Found Dead in Abandoned Truck in Texas

At least 46 people, believed to be migrants, have been found dead in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the U.S. - Mexico...

US Cancels $6 Billion of Student Loans

The US Department of Education has agreed to cancel $6 billion worth of student loans for over 250,000 people as a result of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit. The case, Sweet v. Cardona, involved 264,000 people who claimed that...

Greek Composer, Musician Pericles Kanaris Gives NYC Concert Honoring Cavafy

Greek composer and performer Pericles Kanaris returned to the New York music scene with his first concert since the pandemic, playing songs based on the poetry of Constantine P. Kavafy, T.S Eliot, and others. Titled “Up for Air,” the June...

Biden on Roe v Wade Decision: “A Sad Day for Our Country”

US President Joe Biden responded to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade on Friday, stating that it is a "sad day for our country." The US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, the historic 1973 case in...

US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

On Friday, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the historic 1973 case where the court decided that abortion was a constitutional right in the US. By a 6-3 decision, the court overturned the ruling, leaving decisions regarding access...

‘Rise’, the Real-Life Story of the Antetokounmpo Brothers Released

Rise, the story of Giannis, Thanasis, and Kostas Antetokounmpo and how they made history as the first trio of brothers to claim a championship ring, premieres on June 24th. The film by Disney+ which was partially filmed in Greece dives...

Supreme Court Rules Americans Have Right to Carry Firearms in Public

​The Supreme Court struck down New York’s century-old law restricting the carrying of concealed firearms on Thursday. The ruling is its first major Second Amendment decision in more than a decade and could lead to more weapons on the streets,...

Jewish Family in US Helps Greeks Who Saved Them From Nazis

A woman whose Jewish family in Greece was saved from the Nazis by a Greek family has found a small way to reciprocate in the US. Josephine Velelli Becker never forgot that brave act to save her Jewish family. Eighty...

Libra Group Makes Strategic Acquisition of US Shipyard

Americraft Marine, a subsidiary of the Libra Group, acquired St. Johns Ship Building, a full-service marine facility specializing in constructing and repairing Jones Act-compliant vessels, according to an announcement by the Group. The ships constructed and repaired at St. Johns...

Mt. Athos Monks Decorate NYC’s St Nicholas Shrine

Two Greek Orthodox Monks from the isolated monastic community of Mt. Athos were sent to New York City to decorate the rebuilt St Nicholas Shrine, the only church to be demolished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. After an...