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Last Friday, President Joe Biden proclaimed that Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day would be celebrated on the same date, Oct. 11. President Biden did not consult with Italian American leaders prior to the controversial announcement, so in response, The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations (COPOMIAO) sent this urge...

"Rachael Ray's Italian Dream Home" follows television personality, celebrity cook and designer Rachael Ray as she realizes her lifelong dream of owning and renovating a forever home in Tuscany, a place that holds special meaning for Rachael and her husband John. It's been over two years since the two have been able to visit the site, and the antici...

New York-based distribution company Grasshopper Film and Gratitude Films have jointly acquired U.S. distribution rights to Italian director Michelangelo Frammartino’s Venice Special Jury Prize winner “Il Buco,” about a group of speleologists who in 1961 discover Europe’s deepest cave. The deal was negotiated by Ryan Krivoshey of Grasshopper Film wi...

Asiago PDO cheese is and will remain, Italian, without any non-certified clones with the same name. The same goes for Parmigiano Reggiano PDO and Mortadella Bologna PGI. Thanks to a coordinated operation between the protection Consortia and the Italian farmers’ association Coldiretti, the assault by the US Consortium of Common Food Names, which tri...

“Motivated by self-interest, an immense syndicate of numerous subagents and recruiters spreads out in the Italian countryside to hunt men, just like in Kansas they track down wild beasts. All of these people from various occupations, live speculating and profiteering on the poverty of the unfortunate emigrants.” (Giovanni Florenzano, 1874) Most his...

When NXT started rolling out introductory videos for Tony D’Angelo, an Italian-American from Chicago whose family has interests in the waste management business, many an eye was rolled. Some probably even exclaimed, “oof, Madon’!” But when the amateur wrestler from the University of Buffalo debuted with a win over Malik Blade on the Oct. 5 episode,...

“Anche quest’anno in America, lunedì 11 ottobre, si celebrerà il Columbus Day e si terranno manifestazioni in molte città degli Stati Uniti di cui la più rilevante e’ la storica parata di New York. Si tratta di una giornata di festa orgogliosi dei nostri valori e della nostra tradizione culturale che vuole essere in dialogo con le altre culture pre...

She started doing her dances on TikTok and Instagram at age 16 until she reached planetary fame in just over a year. Charli D'Amelio, an American of Italian descent, quickly went from anonymity to the lights of Hollywood and on October 13 will debut with her family exclusively on Disney+ with "The D'Amelio Show", a family reality show in 8 episodes...

Speaking colloquially, those of us who actually read history know that Columbus got a bad rap even unto beheadings in front of city halls, town squares and hamlets across the land. He has been called a racist, a fraud and a misogynist. We are acutely aware that the truth is always the first casualty of missions espoused by the “woke” crowd. In some...

Raymond T. Odierno, a four-star Army general who was an influential architect of the surge of American forces during the Iraq war that helped quell sectarian killings and increase stability in the country, died on Friday. He was 67. His death was confirmed by a spokesperson for the family, who said in a statement issued by the Army on Saturday that...

More than 6,000 places in the U.S. took their name from Christopher Columbus. There’s Columbus in Ohio (and Indiana and Arkansas and New York and Wisconsin, and many other states), not to mention the District of Columbia. There are streets and avenues and traffic circles and parks, along with lakes and rivers and mountains — defining features of th...

"Una Squadra Vincente" - "A Winning Team" is the moniker that today's Atlantic Council issue brief gave to the partnership between Italy and the United States in the defense industry, during an event on "The US-Italian defense relationship: A strategic and industrial partnership" organized by the prestigious U.S. think tank. H.E. Mariangela Zappia,...