"I've been fired a lot. I'm very proud of it," says Darlene Hunt as she sips a decaf coffee, her red ringlet hair poking out from underneath a conduct...
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Rather than simply trying to win something, enter the record books, or even cross a finish line, the idea of running a marathon now has much deeper meaning.
In recent months, Mark Kirk, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Illinois, has increasingly been bringing up the financial crisis in Greece as a...
The Whitechapel Gallery is currently hosting the first chapter of "Keeping it Real," a four-part exhibition drawn from Greek art lover Dimitris Daskalopoulos's extensive collection.
Consider what claimed their first fatalities Wednesday. . . demonstrations by the strapped? Or decades of decision making that wrote off inequality, poverty and debt as just collateral damage.
The "defining moment" of Helen Polychronis's life occurred when she was 5. She went to bed one winter night, and the next morning she couldn't raise her arms or legs.
ATHENS, Greece — Hobbled by exorbitant borrowing costs, Greece triggered an emergency aid plan Friday to draw cash from the International Moneta...
Until a few years ago, Turkey had been preoccupied with its own affairs. But recently, Ankara has become an outspoken player in one of the world's toughest and most volatile regions.
Joanna Nana Loiselle, a ferociously vivacious blonde whose eyes change color from green to blue to hazel with her outfits and her moods, is the one constant on the menu at Telly's Taverna.
The study, "Here's looking at you: self-objectification, body image disturbance, and sorority rush," was published in the Feb. 2010 issue of the resea...
BARCELONA, Spain — A 26-foot wave smashed into a cruise ship carrying nearly 2,000 people in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, smashing glass wind...
Thessaloniki is far from the classic tourist fantasy of Greece: there are no nearby islands, and Delphi and Athens are far away. But it is the country's cultural capital and the epitome of cool.
While Committed is no Eat, Pray, Love, it's delightful in its own way.
When the DVD starts, so does the laughter. Anastasios Makedon must have watched his first film a million times. But every time he sees it again, it cracks him up.
A veritable pantheon of Greek goddesses descended upon the Urban Zen Foundation on Monday as Agapi Stassinopoulos enveloped her female audience in the warmth of passion and myth.
Astoria, Queens: for 40 years, this has been Josephine Todaro's stomping ground. "Everyone I know who has left Astoria always comes back," she says.
I guess if I had to sum up all that God has taught me in three points, it would be 1. Keep it real, and 2. People are jerks, so always fake them out.
For people today who wonder whether the American Dream is still viable -- or if it is, how to achieve it -- The Education of an American Dreamer offers a fascinating and complex answer.
Iason's detention is part a pattern of arrests and detentions of foreign reporters and Iranians working for Western news agencies.
If you're planning a cookout for this most patriotic of days, here's an opportunity to celebrate the American dream. Because hot dog culture is American history.
My father taught his children to treat every person with dignity and respect, and to never lose the grace of saying, "Thank you."
Television is often touted as one of the banes of our culture, but it can also be of great service to the empowerment and uplifting of society. To hon...
Apparently the excellent Chicago Opera Vanguard has lost out on a sponsor because of the frequent use of a commonly used word beginning with "F." Really?
A Greek court ruled the country's first homosexual weddings, celebrated last year despite official warnings, were invalid, the couples' lawyer said Tu...
"When we want to make changes, it's not enough to protest or march. We need to contact our congressmen and elected officials to tell them how we feel about issues."
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