| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:20 PM
ATHENS -- It all started Wednesday morning when a man in Constitution Square reportedly shouted that he didn't want to leave his children in debt and then fatally shot himself in the head.
The man, a 77-year-old retired pharmacist, instantly became a...
| Apr 5, 2012
There’s no doubt that Chicago is a world-class city. Through events such as the upcoming NATO summit, Chicago influences global affairs. And Chicago is influenced by international developments as well. You only need to stop at the gas station to see...
| Apr 6, 2012
ATHENS, Greece — It is easy to throw a rock, and there have been plenty thrown here lately, a common ritual, almost not newsworthy, with the anarchists and hooligans smashing big pieces of marble and throwing the chunks at police, at the government,...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 2:38 PM
ATHENS, Greece -- Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will step down as his government's leader, the country's president announced Sunday night -- agreeing to do so on the condition that the controversial 130 billion euro bailout deal is approved.
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:06 PM
An Athens Area Schools high school student has been expelled amid allegations of inappropriate contact with a younger student earlier this month.
Seventeen year old Justin Logan was suspended from the Athens school at first, but eventually expelled....
| Nov 27, 2011
It's impossible not to get a sense of déjà vu reading "The Angel Esmeralda," the first book of short stories in Don DeLillo's 40-year career. The themes here are echoes — of one another, yes, but even more, of the issues that have defined DeLillo'...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 1:56 PM
First, just to be clear, Gospel Music in this case has nothng to do with gospel music. It's the name of an indie-pop band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Owen Holmes, known as bassist for Black Kids, records under that name. Today's free tune comes from...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
WEST ATHENS, Calif. (KTLA) -- Five people were injured early Thursday morning when a suspected drunk driver plowed into a pair of cars on the side of the freeway in West Athens.
The accident happened around 2:15 a.m. on the southbound 110 Freeway, at the...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 5:26 PM
ATHENS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Lucas Papademos sought backing on Sunday from leading Greek party leaders for painful and unpopular reforms that the near-bankrupt country must negotiate now that a long-awaited debt relief deal seems almost secured....
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Lawmakers in Greece voted early Monday to approve another round of austerity measures, sought in return for a new eurozone bailout of the debt-stricken country.
As lawmakers debated, police turned tear gas and stun grenades on protesters outside Greece's...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:45 PM
ATHENS (Reuters) - The Greek parliament approved a deeply unpopular austerity bill to secure a second EU/IMF bailout and avoid national bankruptcy, as buildings burned across central Athens and violence spread around the country.
Cinemas, cafes, shops...