FILE - Vietnam's Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong .
A replica of the French warship that brought hope to American colonists battling the British in 1780 is in New York as part of Independence Day celebrations. On Saturday, the Hermione replica will join hundreds of vessels passing the Statue of Liberty for an Independence Day parade. VOA's Deborah Block reports on the ship and its relevance.
People used to buying cheap and unhealthy foods are relearning how to grocery shop by participating in store tours that encourage them to take a healthier approach to buying food, as VOA's Faisa Elmasry reports.
Officials say 90 percent of deal has been reached, but one key sticking point is IAEA protocols, which US views as insufficient because it would allow Iran to deny access to certain sites
The State Department said the government's decision to push ahead with elections 'exacerbated an already dire situation'
Most recent Labor Department report shows US had net gain of 223,000 jobs in June
Shootings at South Carolina church had stirred fears that fires might have been racially motivated
Korea University professor sees US-Cuba normalization as 'quite an ideological eye-opener' for Pyongyang, a longtime Havana ally
Scientists say media reports of mass killings, school shootings increase incidence of similar events
Settlement in massive 2010 oil drilling blowout in Gulf of Mexico forsees payments of about $1 billion a year over next 18 years
Recommendations include more training so ordinary citizens can deliver CPR and use automated external defibrillator to get the heart started again
Cardiac arrest happens when the heart suddenly stops beating. The majority of people who experience this die, but a U.S. government panel just issued recommendations to improve chances of survival. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.
June sees net gain of 223,000 jobs, and jobless rate drops two-tenths of one percentage point, to 5.3 percent
After about two-hour search, police find no evidence of shooter at naval facility just mile south of US Capitol
A US indictment in May charged 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives with offenses that include racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering
Proposed legislation would ban Americans from engaging in any financial transactions with the Cuban military or the Cuban Ministry of the Interior
The United States and Japan played to a 2-2 tie in the final match four years ago; Japan won that match on penalty kicks
Joint Chiefs chairman announces 2015 National Military Strategy, says global disorder has increased since last one was issued four years ago
President Barack Obama says the United States will soon reopen its embassy in Cuba for the first time since 1961, ending a half-century of isolation. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.
His health care law envisions such action, but nearly half of all US states have rejected that part of the Affordable Care Act