Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo talks to the media during his visit at a reservoir development project in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 22, 2014.
US regulators, prosecutors receive massive fines from some of world's largest banks, but where is that money going? A lot is not allocated for anything in particular
Witnesses say convicted killer Joseph Wood repeatedly gasped for air after he was injected with an overdose of a sedative and painkiller combination
Death toll in Gaza rises above 700 on Thursday as Israeli tank fire kills 16 people in Hamas-dominated coastal territory, Palestinian officials say
Bo Cai faces up to 35 years in prison for scheming with his cousin, a student in the US, to smuggle military sensors to China
Potentially 80 lab workers were exposed to deadly bacteria that were accidentally released before being deactivated
Washington has'nt yet authorized unmanned drone strikes as requested by Baghdad on forces known as Islamic State who control swaths of Iraqi territory, a top State Department official says
Team trying to get a better handle on magma stores and internal workings of the volcano to improve warning systems prior to eruption
Fans celebrate ‘birthday’ of American fictional superhero featured in comic books, multitude of movies, television shows, and video games
Device may hold clues to deadly crash in which pro-Russian rebels are suspected
Reaction in US to downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over rebel-held areas of Ukraine continues to be harshly critical of Russia, separatist rebels they back in region
John Berry spoke at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne
Aviation expert says despite tragic losses of Malaysian Airlines flights 370 and 17, industry experienced lowest fatality rate in recorded history last year
Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller
Lawyers for investors who declined to restructure bonds after country defaulted on about $100B in 2002 warned that time running out to reach a deal, avert fresh default
With Israel pressing its military offensive in the Gaza Strip, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the humanitarian crisis in Gaza is growing worse by the day, but it is up to Hamas to stop that suffering by agreeing to an Egyptian-led cease-fire. VOA's Scott Stearns reports from Cairo
The United States is prohibiting American carriers from flying to Israel's airport in Tel Aviv for 24 hours, because of rising violence between Israel and Hamas militants. The action was announced on Tuesday, after a rocket fired by Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip landed near the airport. As VOA's Carolyn Presutti tells us, international officials soon may have to determine which combat zones are too dangerous for commercial flights.
Scientists at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies say 3-dimensional representations could revolutionize social media. Elizabeth Lee has more from Los Angeles.
United Nations convention, ratified by 146 nations and the European Union, has failed to win approval in deeply divided Senate
As a 16-year-old music prodigy in Nazi-occupied Austria, music was Walter Hautzig's only refuge