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New York Yankees Opening Day 2015: Video & Pics

New York, N.Y. As I drove to the stadium April 6th, in anticipation of Opening Day of the New York Yankees 2015 Season, I felt a bittersweet mixture of excitement and remorse, realizing that Derek Jeter would not be there. Like many fans, I always made sure to watch the Captain at bat and enjoyed […]

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President Obama Offers Easter and Passover Greetings

Washington, D.C.  In a special video message, President Obama offered his warmest wishes to people across the country and around the world celebrating the Easter and Passover holidays. Last night, the President and First Lady hosted a Seder here at the White House to mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Tomorrow, the […]

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Celebrating Greek Independence Day, Catsimatidis Style

New York, N.Y.  John and Margo Catsimatidis, along with their children, Andrea, and John Jr. are a distinguished Greek family of New York City. John Catsimatidis speaks on air with Nicole Petallides and Ernie Anastos from Fox News. Photo: Jillian Nelson/Jillpics.com. Photo: Sara Herbert Galloway/Herbertcollection. When they invited me to attend the 77th Annual Greek American Day parade […]

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NYC’s Delhi Art Gallery Opens First International Gallery

New York, N.Y.  India’s Delhi Art Gallery has announced the opening of its first international venture, a stunning, 7000-square-foot gallery space in the iconic Fuller Building on New York’s Madison Avenue, beginning March 18, 2015. Its first exhibition, India Modern, will preview on the evening of March 17 for select, by-invitation only, guests.  I was […]

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Foundation Honors Today’s Humanitarians, Tomorrow’s Leaders

The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation has in just five years made an incredible impact in developing our greatest resource – our young future global leaders. This year, The Foundation in conjunction with Orphans International Worldwide will bestow honors on both the leaders of tomorrow and a unique group of humanitarians of today at a special awards reception at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, 820 Second Avenue between 43rd & 44th Streets, New York, 10017, Thursday February 26, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm.

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President Obama, Dalai Lama to Attend National Prayer Breakfast

Washington, D.C.  President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama will both attend the annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday in Washington, but it is not clear whether the two will meet. “Tenzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama (14601345463)” by Christopher Michel from San Francisco. Tenzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 […]

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First Family Hosts Reception for 2014 Kennedy Center Honorees

Washington, D.C.  Singer Al Green, actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, singer-songwriter Sting, and comedienne Lily Tomlin were honored this week at the White House. The President and First Lady hosted a reception for this year’s Kennedy Center Honorees. The Kennedy Center Honors, now in its 37th year, recognizes “living individuals who throughout their lifetimes have made […]

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For Native Americans, Thanksgiving Can Be a Mixed Blessing

Washington, D.C.  Growing up, attorney Anita Shifflett celebrated Thanksgiving in the same way as most other Americans, by getting together with relatives to enjoy a hearty meal. “Thanksgiving meant family,” said Shifflett, a card-carrying member of the Native American Lumby tribe. “You had to go home for Thanksgiving. You had to go back to the […]

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