| Apr 8, 2012
RIZES, Greece — When I mention our family's village in Greece, I usually write that Rizes is the most beautiful village in the universe.
And it is.
Your family's village might also be the most beautiful. This is possible. I understand that. But...
| 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,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Thieves broke into the largest art museum in Greece Monday and stole three priceless works of art-- including a Pablo Picasso painting.
That painting, "Woman's Head," was presented to the Greek people in 1946 to commemorate their resistance against...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:52 AM
In Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new rethinking of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the venerable London stage actor Ian McDiarmid plays Timon, "a psychological mess," the actor says, "a British lord in America, rich from birth and generous with money,...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:44 AM
The foreign feature film "Apartment in Athens" won big during the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival juried competition, taking away four awards in multiple categories.
The film, also known as "Appartamento ad Atene," won for Best Feature Length...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Shippensburg University sent 1,095 newly minted college graduates out into the world at its undergraduate commencement Saturday before a packed crowd of parents, grandparents, siblings and friends at Seth Grove Stadium.
“I’m so proud of him,&...
| May 6, 2012
| 2:11 PM
PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist Francois Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against German-led austerity.
Hollande beat conservative incumbentNicolas...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Here is the official list of award winners for this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, which wrapped up May 3 after screening some 450 films from 50 countries:
Best Feature Film: "Apartment In Athens"
Best Actor: Gerasimos Skiadaresis...
| May 10, 2012
| 8:41 PM
While in jail, awaiting sentencing for charges related to the possession of child pornography, Anchorage inmate Troy McKenzie continued to self-medicate himself with a mixture of newspaper and magazine cutouts of young children.
This day of discovery had...