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Philhellene Samuel Gridley Howe in the Greek War of Independence

In this year of the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence, the stories of many notable philhellenes are being told. One of the most prominent philhellenes of all was the influential American educator Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, who revealed...

NASA Names Top 3 Choices for Next International Space Station

NASA named the three companies it has chosen to create designs for the successor to the International Space Station. The three companies will be given funding from the space agency "to develop designs of space stations and other commercial...

Descendants of American Philhellenes Helped Greece Again in 1941

A historic discovery was made recently when a Greek immigrant who is a medical professor at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania happened upon a newspaper from 1941 which showed descendants of 1826 philhellenes stepping up to help Greece...

Tom Carvel: The Greek Who Introduced Soft Ice Cream to America

Tom Carvel, born Athanassios Karvelas, was a Greek immigrant who brought soft ice cream to America and made the Carvel empire.

Greece’s Alexandroupolis Hosts “Largest Shipment of US Equipment in History”

Greece's port of Alexandroupolis is now hosting the "largest shipment of US military equipment in history," the American Embassy in Athens said on Friday. US carriers have been transferring helicopters and military vehicles that will participate in the upcoming NATO...

How to Pronounce “Omicron”: A Greek-American Has the Answer

The spread of the new coronavirus omicron variant is testing health systems and prevention measures across the world

Elon Musk Warns SpaceX Employees of Bankruptcy in Frantic Email

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sent his employees an alarming email over the Thanksgiving weekend. The message warned them that the company's very existence was threatened by a mounting crisis with its Raptor engine production. SpaceX urgently needs to increase production...

Alec Baldwin: “I Didn’t Pull the Trigger”

Actor Alec Baldwin said he "didn't pull the trigger" in an exclusive interview with ABC News that aired on Thursday night. 'Alec Baldwin: Unscripted' is the first interview since the accidental shooting that occurred last month. Baldwin spoke with Greek-American...

ECOS Helps Address Major Cause of Student Absenteeism in South LA Schools

The Austin Ekeler Foundation, ThinkWatts Foundation, and ECOS, the leading green cleaning products manufacturer, donated state-of-the-art washers and dryers as well as ECOS laundry detergent in three Watts School District schools on Giving Tuesday (#givingtuesday). The initiative will give students...

First US Case of Omicron Variant Detected in San Francisco

The first case of the Omicron variant was just detected on Wednesday in the city of San Francisco, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which identified the first US case of the mutated virus...

Anti-Vaccine Christian Broadcaster Marcus Lamb Dies of Covid-19

Marcus Lamb, the co-founder of Evangelical Christian broadcasting network Daystar Television, passed away from Covid-19 at the age of 64 on Tuesday. In a tweet, Daystar mourned the loss of its founder, writing: “It's with a heavy heart we announce that...

Chris Cuomo Off CNN After Helping Brother with Lawsuits

CNN suspended news host Chris Cuomo after new details emerged regarding the help he gave his brother Andrew Cuomo in the New York governor's multiple sexual harassment suits. Chris Cuomo had served as a close adviser to the governor during...

NBA Player Gets US Citizenship, Changes Name to Enes Kanter Freedom

NBA player Enes Kanter, who is an outspoken critic on many human rights issues, became a US citizen Monday, legally changed his name to Enes Kanter Freedom to celebrate his new status. The Boston Celtics center told interviewers on Monday...

People “Happier” When They Put Their Christmas Ornaments Up Earlier

As the Thanksgiving weekend passes, and with it the month of November, many are looking ahead to the next major holiday, Christmas. We all know that Christmas is a time of joy and, for many, deep spirituality. The holiday comes...

Biden Addresses Omicron Variant, Says it’s “Not a Cause for Panic”

President Joe Biden addressed the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus on Monday. Biden reassured the nation without downplaying the variant's seriousness, saying that Omicron is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic." The President also said that...