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The Raoul Wallenberg Foundation honored heroes who fought the Nazis in a place some might never imagine -- a small island in Greece -- and they did it, with nothing but courage. (CBS2)

Local Heroes Who Fought Nazis Honored In Greece

This a story of a reunion, born out of suffering, but ending in triumph, of good over evil, by simple people who said enough was enough.

07/15/2015

A woman walks past a slogan written on a wall in Athens, Greece, on July 7, 2015. (Credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

Greek Debt Crisis Hits NYC Import Businesses Hard

Kostas Mastoras, who owns Optima Foods in Deer Park, Long Island, and Astoria, Queens, said in his 35 years in business he has never had trouble importing foods from Greece — until now.

07/07/2015

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US Stocks Slip After Greek ‘No’ Vote; European Markets Sink

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 45 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,685 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time.

07/06/2015

A man waves a Greek flag in Syntagma Square in front of the Greek parliament in central Athens on July 5, 2015.  (Credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Astoria Residents React After Greece Votes ‘No’ To Europe’s Bailout Offer

Meanwhile, Greeks living in Astoria, Queens, are hoping there is some sort of new survival plan.

07/05/2015

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Honeymoon Nightmare: Greek Couple Stranded In NYC Due To Debt Crisis Back Home

Banks in Greece are freezing accounts as the country deals with the debt crisis.

07/03/2015

Demonstrators during a rally organized by supporters of the 'Yes' vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament on June 30, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greek voters will decide in a referendum next Sunday on whether their government should accept an economic reform package put forth by Greece's creditors. Greece has imposed capital controls with the banks being closed until the referendum and a daily limit of 60 euros has been placed on cash withdrawals from ATMs. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Investors Rattled Worldwide After Greece Misses $1.8 Billion Loan Payment

Investors around the world were on edge Tuesday night, after Greece missed a crucial payment deadline and became the first developed country to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund.

06/30/2015

One of five ancient coins that was returned to the Greek government by the Manhattan District Attorney's office after a collector's prosecution. (Credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan DA Returns Ancient Coins To Greece After Collector’s Prosecution

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office returned five ancient coins to the government of Greece Monday, after the prosecution of a prominent collector from Rhode Island.

08/04/2014

This high school ring was returned from Naxos, Greece, almost 42 years after it was stolen from a Staten Island couple. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Stolen Class Ring From Staten Island Returned Over 40 Years Later

A Staten Island couple thought their stolen ring was gone for good, but on Thursday night – nearly 42 years later – it was back in their hands.

07/14/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

Russian And Turkish Bath House Hosts Valentine's Day Party

Study: More Frequent Sex Means Higher Earnings

New Yorkers on Sunday were weighing in on a recent study in Germany, which concluded that people who have sex more often are more likely to command higher salaries.

08/18/2013

Lance Armstrong  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Liguori: Should We Follow Lead Of Ancient Greece? Thoughts On Armstrong Debacle

Don’t you just want our high-profile athletes to be honorable and right again?

10/16/2012

Karen Klein (credit: CBS 2)

Bullied School Bus Monitor Karen Klein Announces That She’s Retiring

The 68-year-old suburban Rochester grandmother said that she’s not quitting because of what happened on the last day of school in June, when four seventh-grade students taunted her with profanity, insults and threats during a school-bus run.

07/28/2012

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Students That Bullied Upstate Bus Monitor Karen Klein Suspended For 1 Year

The middle school students who tormented a bus aide in Upstate New York have been suspended from school for one year.

06/29/2012

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Boys That Humiliated Upstate Bus Monitor Receive Threats; Donations Grow To More Than $500K

Ten minutes of humiliation led to action and an outpouring of support for an upstate grandmother. In only three days, school bus monitor Karen Klein has turned into an Internet celebrity.

06/22/2012

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Plight Of Bus Monitor Bullied By Middle Schoolers Gets Overwhelming Response From Public

The 10-minute cell phone video that was posted to YouTube shows 68-year-old Karen Klein trying her best to ignore a stream of profanity and insults.

06/21/2012

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