A good business idea is one that fills a gap in the market. For years, the three partners behind A Million Senses, a brand-new social startup that organizes package holiday deals for families with autistic children, had been keenly aware of one such gap.
Out of the roughly 13 tropical storms that hit the Atlantic Ocean in 1955, one rocked the Independence ocean liner. “For about three days I was unable to leave my cabin,” said Rita Pipinopoulou-Panourgia, who was a young student traveling to the US on a Fulbright Foundation scholarship.
John Brademas, a distinguished figure of the Greek diaspora in the United States, former member of the US House of Representatives and leading member of the Democratic Party, died on July 11. He was 89.
Swimmers on the Olympic refugee team Rami Anis (r) and Yusra Mardini talk after practice at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium ahead of the Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday. Both athletes made the treacherous journey across the Aegean Sea to Greece on rubber boats to flee war-torn Syria. [Charlie Riedel/AP]