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WASHINGTON — Prof. Yervant Terzian, the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, was awarded to NASA Lifetime Achievement Award in October, according to “168hours.” He is one[...]

GLENDALE — A new non-profit organization, Armenia Artsakh Fund (AAF), was established on December 1, 2015, in Glendale to deliver large-scale humanitarian aid to the population of Armenia and Artsakh (Karabagh). Given the widespread[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — The coming together of two likeminded organizations, the Near East Foundation and 100 Lives, has led to the recently announced plans for a $7 million scholarship program which will[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian Assembly of America called on the US Department of Justice to investigate potentially illegal activities of US groups with ties to foreign entities in Turkey and Azerbaijan. The Office of Congressional Ethics[...]

WASHINGTON — Middlesex Country Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian was one of the law enforcement leaders from around the nation who arrived in Washington on October 22 as part of Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration. The[...]

Armenian Genocide Centennial Volunteers Applauded in Nation’s Capital By Florence Avakian WASHINGTON — It was both an appreciative occasion and one filled with reflection for the more than 2,500 Armenians and non-Armenians from all[...]

WASHINGTON — The National Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial (NCAGC) honored Senator Bob Dole earlier this month with the organization’s Survivor’s Gratitude Award in the category of Hero of Responsibility and[...]

By Mike Boehm LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — The Getty Museum will keep eight brilliantly illustrated table of contents pages from a 750-year-old Armenian Bible after settling a long-running lawsuit brought by an American branch of[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN – Robert A. Semonian, known to all as Bob, is a sociable and outgoing man. He has a knack for making friends, and for connecting friends who might be able to help one another. As an[...]

By Stephen Kurkjian   Special to the Mirror-Spectator   PRAIRIEVILLE, La. — June Holden, now 70 and living in Louisiana, has long suspected that she was Armenian. There was the olive skin, dark hair and flashing brown eyes[...]

By Elise Kalfayan   LOS ANGELES — Haigazian University in Beirut awards $1 million in scholarships to Armenian students each year. Its 60th year of instruction just began, and a Gala marking the anniversary with the goal of[...]