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Mitsotakis: "When the Pandemic Is Over, Greece's Health System Will Be Stronger"
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Athens Square Tree Lighting Ceremony Set for Nov. 30 in Astoria
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Experts: Virus Numbers Could Be Erratic After Thanksgiving
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Mitsotakis Discusses Return Prospects in Video Chat with Greeks Abroad
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Appeals Court Rejects Trump Challenge of Pennsylvania Race

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer COVID-19 Aid

SANTA FE, N.M — Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and...

Cuomo: COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Rising in Western New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Coronavirus cases continued climbing Friday in New York and hospitalizations rose even as the state recorded a record high in testing for COVID-19...

High Court Takes Up Census Case, as Other Count Issues Loom

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is...

Turkey Snubs EU Parliament Call for Sanctions Over Cyprus Drilling

ANKARA -- Already ignoring soft European Union sanctions for drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot sovereign waters, Turkey dismissed out of hand a call by the European Parliament for tougher measures, saying it was “disconnected from the realities.”

EU Condemns Varosha Reopening, Approves Calls for Sanctions Against Turkey

BRUSSELS -- In a resolution adopted by a majority vote, members of the European Parliament on Thursday condemned Turkey's illegal activities in the Varosha in Famagusta, in the occupied part of Cyprus, and warned that its partial reopening "weakens prospects of a comprehensive solution...

No Air Carriers to 22 Countries, Cyprus Cancels Mail Service

NICOSIA -- The COVID-19 pandemic that has limited international air traffic and commercial passengers now has seen Cyprus forced to stop mail service with 22 countries because it can't find air carriers for deliveries and pickups, including to Brussels, home of the European Union's...

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My Great Greek Adventure: Sparta, the City of Legends

It is true that legends never die in Greece. In fact, every day we walk on sacred and ancient land that holds secrets and memories of great minds.

A Special Cookie - Pastules

I consider Thanksgiving one of my favorite holidays, and love to prepare the traditional foods of America, with a few twists. For example, I always stuff a huge turkey, but use...

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama.

Biden's Win Means Some Guantanamo Prisoners May Be Released

WASHINGTON — The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce...

Appeals Court Rejects Trump Challenge of Pennsylvania Race

PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump's legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the...

Dozens Arrested in British Anti-Lockdown Protest

LONDON — British police have arrested dozens of people at an anti-lockdown demonstration in London.

The Number of New COVID-19 Cases Reported in the U.S. Reached 205,557

NEW YORK — The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the United States reached 205,557 on Friday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University – the first time...

Britain Appoints Vaccines Minister

LONDON — The British government has appointed a vaccines minister as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days...