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On his return to Spain, sailing in January and February 526 years ago, Christopher Columbus composed three letters describing his first voyage west and his experiences on the islands he explored. The letters were purportedly sent to Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand; Luis De Sant Angel (Santangel), who helped finance the voyage; and Gabriel Sanchez...

After co-starring in A Star Is Born together, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are understandably close. The palpable connection between the two is evident in everything they do together, from playing lovers in the movie to co-writing the film's emotional soundtrack to gushing about one another on the red carpet. Here, a comprehensive look at Cooper an...

Section 214(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act: "Every alien shall be presumed to be an immigrant until he establishes to the satisfaction of the consular officer, at the time of application for a visa that he is entitled to non-immigrant status". In 2017, more than 5 million nonimmigrant visa applications were denied under Section 214(b) of...

L’on. Fucsia Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in centro e Nord America, ha presentato ieri alla Camera un Disegno di Legge a sostegno dell’associazionismo italiano nel mondo. "Tale DDL", spiega Nissoli, "ha l’obiettivo di far rientrare le associazioni che operano in favore delle comunità italiane nel mondo nel registro delle associazioni di...

Non tutti lo sanno, ma Bradley Cooper ha origini italiane. Per la precisione napoletane e abruzzesi. È lo stesso attore a rivelarlo con orgoglio, raccontando la sua infanzia e il tempo trascorso con i nonni. Nato negli Stati Uniti, a Filadelfia, Bradley Cooper è figlio di un irlandese e di una donna di origini italiane. I nonni materni, infatti, so...

Ray Romano is back on our screens with his first stand-up comedy special in 23 years, and once again it's his kids and family inspiring the jokes. In the Netflix special, Right Here, Around the Corner which airs early February, the Everybody Loves Raymond star goes back to his roots in New York City by walking into the comedy bar where it all began...

Record di crescita export per i tre Pecorini Dop negli Stati Uniti. Nel 2018 (gennaio-ottobre) sono state esportate oltre 8.500 tonnellate di formaggi pecorini per un valore del +40% rispetto all’anno precedente.  Buone notizie anche per quanto riguarda la produzione. La Sardegna è oggi la prima regione italiana per numero di capi ovini da latte co...

CALL FOR PAPERS: The American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) will hold its annual conference at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, from May 30-June 2, 2019. The conference theme is open, but AATI encourages presenters to consider topics regarding current situations and events in Italy today, as well as those traditional subjects concern...

Fucsia Nissoli, consigliere della Fondazione Italia USA, rappresenta alla Camera dei Deputati la Comunità all’estero italiana, in particolare quella del Nord e Centro America. Si tratta di una popolazione diffusa nel mondo ma unita dall’orgoglio della appartenenza culturale all’Italia, calcolata in oltre cinque milioni di persone, quasi quanto l’in...

Close your eyes and turn on your inner synthesizers, the ones that teleport you to 1985; imagine yourself dancing—Fiorucci-clad, Peroni in hand—someplace dark and thumping and clouded with cigarette smoke, and then stumbling outside into a cobblestoned, chiaroscuroed alley. Tanned, Lurex-swaddled people you've never seen in your life are screaming ...

In continuation of its commitment to promoting health and wellness in people's everyday lives, today Transamerica Center for Health Studies® (TCHS) released its Healthier Traditions: Italian Cookbook to facilitate healthy eating habits year-round, which is now available for users to download online for free. This marks the fourth edition of the TCH...

On February 7, 1949, "Joltin Joe" DiMaggio became the first player in the history of the American League to crack six figures when he inked a one year deal with the New York Yankees that would pay him $100,000. The first player to sign for six figures was Hank Greenberg in '47, when he inked a deal with the Pirates that paid him $100,000. The year...