Inflation Forces Homebuilders to Take It Slow, Raise Prices
"We Were Them:" Vietnamese Americans Help Afghan Refugees
COVID Has Killed about as Many Americans as the 1918-19 Flu
US Easing Foreign Travel Restrictions; Vaccinations Required
Gritty Port of Piraeus Draws Art Galleries, Buzzing Cultural Crowd

Inflation Forces Homebuilders to Take It Slow, Raise Prices

LOS ANGELES — Even in the hottest U.S. housing market in more than a decade, new home construction has turned into a frustratingly uncertain and costly proposition for many...

"We Were Them:" Vietnamese Americans Help Afghan Refugees

WESTMINSTER, Calif. — In the faces of Afghans desperate to leave their country after U.S. forces withdrew, Thuy Do sees her own family, decades earlier and thousands of...

COVID Has Killed about as Many Americans as the 1918-19 Flu

COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. And like the worldwide scourge of a century ago, the...

US Scholar Argues Turkey's Erdogan Trying To Erase Turkish-Cypriots

Now 47 years after Turkey unlawfully invaded Cyprus and where it still occupies the northern third of the island – and demanding recognition for the isolated side – an American think-tank scholar said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has moved to cleanse it of residents not deemed...

Cyprus Requires Businesses to Accept Cards Too, Not Just Cash

Aimed at cutting tax evasion and making them accountable, 80 groups of businesses and services on Cyprus now must accept payments in credit and debit cars so they can't use cash to avoid obligations.

KINAL Leader Gennimata Meets with AKEL General Secretary Stefanos Stefanou

ATHENS -- Movement for Change (KINAL) party leader Fofi Gennimata met with visiting General Secretary of Cyprus' AKEL party, Stefanos Stefanou on Friday.

Cleanup of Abandoned Mines Could Get Boost, Relieving Rivers

ST. LOUIS — Thousands of abandoned coal mines in the U.S. have been polluting rivers and streams for decades, in some cases harming fish and contaminating drinking water....

Norwegian Amb: Changes in Greek Energy Sector Are Impressive

ATHENS -- Norway's Ambassador to Greece, Frode Overland Andersen, in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) released on Monday, said that there was such...

UN to World Leaders: To Curtail Warming, You Must Do More

Pressure keeps building on increasingly anxious world leaders to ratchet up efforts to fight climate change. There's more of it coming this week in one of the highest-profile...

Cassy Joy Garcia Offers a Way to Cook Once, Get 2 Meals

NEW YORK — Some families just love leftovers. What's easier than reheating and digging into yesterday's meal? But that's not Cassy Joy Garcia's family:...

Greece Dominates T+L’s List of Top 20 Islands of Europe

NEW YORK – Travel and Leisure magazine (T+L) released its list of top islands of Europe and once again, Greece and its beautiful islands dominated the list, taking the top...

Vaccination Rates Vary Widely on UW-System Campuses

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin officials say student vaccination rates for COVID-19 vary widely among the system's campuses.

Vatican Requires Coronavirus Health Pass for All Visitors

ROME — The Vatican is now requiring a coronavirus health pass for anyone who wants to enter the city state or see the Sistine Chapel.

Czech Republic Begins Giving 3rd Vaccine Doses

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic is expanding its vaccination program to offer a third dose of a vaccine amid rising infections.