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7-foot-1 Greek center commits to ISU

Greek national Giorgos Tsalmpouris has commited to Iowa State and will join its 2014 recruiting class, a source tells the Ames Tribune.
Ames Tribune: May 11, 2014

US lawmakers focus on America's response to Ukraine crisis

A top U.S. official has defended the Obama administration’s response to the crisis in Ukraine, and has promised more sanctions against Russia if Kyiv loses more territory to separatists widely seen as backed by Moscow.
May 9, 2014

Stars boycott Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei 'sharia'

Stars of Hollywood are boycotting one of the area's most famous hotels because of a harsh Islamic penal code introduced by Brunei's government.
BBC: May 7, 2014

Ukraine crisis emboldens Obama's US critics

As tensions and turmoil escalate in Ukraine, America’s response to the crisis is becoming an increasingly contentious issue in Washington.
May 5, 2014

Obama, Merkel to discuss Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Washington Friday for talks with President Barack Obama . The crisis in Ukraine is expected to be high on the agenda as well as Western sanctions on Russia for its involvement in unrest there.
May 2, 2014

Greek antiquities travel to US and Canadian museums

The Greek Culture Ministry will meet with specialists of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC in June to discuss how to best exhibit findings of the Antikythera Shipwreck, now showing at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
April 29, 2014

US Army paratroopers deploy to Poland, Baltics

U.S. Army paratroopers begin joint exercises with their Polish counterparts Wednesday in Poland with additional companies deployed in the three Baltic States in what a Pentagon spokesman called a “tangible expression” of the U.S. commitment to Europe.
April 23, 2014

In Kyiv, Biden expresses support for Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kyiv Tuesday, said "time is short'' for Russia to make progress on its commitment at Geneva last week to help defuse the crisis in Ukraine.
April 22, 2014

Miners' descendants to gather for Greek Easter service on 100th anniversary of Ludlow Massacre

Linda Linville climbed down the steep stone steps into the dugout on the southern Colorado prairie Sunday where one branch of her family was wiped out in one day 100 years ago.
The Register-Guard: April 21, 2014

Diplomats say roadmap reached on easing Ukraine tensions

The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers say a deal has been reached on easing tensions in Ukraine.
April 17, 2014