FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.
The three U.S. detainees held in North Korea were permitted to speak with foreign media Monday. The government of Kim Jong Un restricted the topics of the questions, and the interviews in Pyongyang were limited to five minutes. Each of the men asked Washington to send a representative to Pyongyang to secure his release. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti has our story.
Deputy PM Arinc says officials have met with highest-ranking US diplomat currently in Turkey over new report in Germany's Der Spiegel
DNA testing of victims remains and relatives speeds up content analysis of 208 boxes Pyongyang handed over to US in early 1990s
Controversies surrounding election are undermining hopes for a smooth political transition in the war-ravage nation
On Sunday, Israel laid claim to about 400 hectares near Bethlehem in what critics say is Israel’s biggest land grab in at least 30 years
The Internet and rapidly evolving technology is quickly changing how people receive news and how journalists deliver it. There are now more ways to tell a story than ever before. One school in Los Angeles is teaching the next generation of journalists with the help of a state-of-the-art newsroom. Elizabeth Lee has this report.
University of Southern California Annenberg School of Journalism in Los Angeles is teaching next generation of journalists with help of state-of-the-art newsroom
In this last of three reports on U.S. public views of Chinese Americans, VOA looks at how discriminatory attitudes, while persistent, appear to be on the decline.
During surprise five-minute interviews, Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle all call for high profile representative to visit Pyongyang and make direct appeal for release
Current foreign policy issues bring into focus challenges for US policymakers who are mindful of Americans' waning appetite for overseas military engagements
Outgoing PM makes pledge while visiting town of Amerli retaken by Iraqi troops from extremist militants he referred to as ‘beasts and killers’
President Obama marks holiday by urging Congress to increase federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour
President leaves Tuesday for trip to Estonia, NATO summit in Wales as West's tensions with Russia over Ukraine continue to escalate
President Barack Obama leaves Tuesday for a trip to Estonia and later Wales, in Britain, for a gathering of leaders of NATO countries. As VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports, Russia's latest actions in Ukraine are making the trip an especially important one.
US envoys fled to neighboring Tunisia in late July to avoid the clashes in Tripoli; militants move into residential annex to prevent it from being looted, they say
In this part of three-report series on US public attitudes toward Chinese Americans, VOA looks at the impact of 'lumping' on Chinese Americans
A new Iranian leader -- and a strategic shift by the United States -- opens narrow window for nuclear agreement with Tehran
At New York immigration rally, women demand that president use executive authority to enact reforms without Congress