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Panel Says Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Safe and Effective

A new, single- dose coronavirus vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson is now set for FDA approval for emergency use.

The Greek Shepherd Who Became Chicago’s Greatest Marketing Genius

Marketing genius can take many forms -- from the "Music Man" salesmen of the early 1900s, selling band instruments to poor townspeople -- to the person who started the "Bernie with Mittens" phenomenon, prompting the veteran Vermont senator to...

The Greek War of Independence Through American Eyes

Hellenic College Holy Cross and Stockton University will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence with a special exhibition

Bourla Vows to Double Vaccine Production as Biden Visits Pfizer

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday met with Pfizer Inc CEO Albert Bourla and asked for fulfilment of the country's COVID-19 vaccine stockpile by summer

Lia Bozonelis Interview: Making “Safer at Home” Thriller in a Pandemic

While a lot of Hollywood has been dealing with the pandemic, writer/producer Lia Bozonelis decided to make a movie, called "Safer at Home."

Greek-American Artist Zoe Behrakis Releases Third Single: ‘Strangers’

Up-and-coming Greek-American pop singer Zoe Behrakis has released her third single, called "Strangers," on Friday. It is available on all streaming platforms.

Stanford’s Professor Ioannidis Weighs In on Coronavirus Vaccines

In an exclusive interview, Stanford University Professor Dr. John Ioannidis assessed the different vaccines being administered around the world.

NASA Rover Sends First Images of Mars

The NASA rover, Perseverance, which successfully landed in a deep crater on Thursday on Mars, sent over the first grainy pictures of the 'red' planet.

AHEPA Creates New Website Devoted to Organization’s History

AHEPA, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, the foremost Greek-American fraternal organization, has created a new website dedicated to the rich history of the group as part of its upcoming centennial commemorations in 2022. The new site, called ahepahistory.org, showcases...

Turkey and US in Row Over Killings in Iraq

In a very unusual move, Turkey recalled its ambassador to Washington on Monday over a statement made by the United States regarding the recent killing of thirteen kidnapped Turks in the nation of Iraq. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared...

Greek Americans Make Snow Sculpture of Hippocrates in Astoria

A pair of Greek-American artists used New York's snowy weather to beautify their neighborhood by making a snow sculpture of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. Melissa Vadakara and Marios Tzavellas, residents of the Greek-American hub of Astoria, who are prolific...

Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Trial

The Senate voted to acquit former President Donald Trump of "incitement of insurrection" on Saturday. The final tally reached 57 votes to convict Trump, just ten short of the necessary two-thirds margin needed. All 50 Democrats and seven Republicans voted to...

MIT Remembers Brilliant Greek Professor George Hatsopoulos

The life of the brilliant Greek-born inventor, entrepreneur and professor George Hatsopoulos was commemorated recently at an event held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he had served as a beloved teacher and mentor to generations of students. Hatsopoulos,...

Freshman Congresswoman Malliotakis Named to Foreign Affairs Subcommittee

New York Republican Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), from Staten Island, has been appointed a ranking member of a newly-formed Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, according to an announcement from her office on Wednesday. The first-generation American was named Ranking Member on the Subcommittee...

US Senate Urges Biden to Press Turkey on Human Rights

The US Senate urged the Biden Administration on Tuesday to apply pressure on Turkey regarding the country's human rights record. A bipartisan letter signed by 52 senators cited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for marginalizing domestic opposition, silencing or coopting...