Asian elephants perform for the final time in the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, May 1, 2016, in Providence, Rhode Island.
Hispanic culture permeates everything in Miami’s Little Havana area: elderly men playing dominoes as they discuss politics, cigar rollers deep at work, or Cuban exiles talking with presidential candidates at a Cuban coffee window. With the recent rapprochement between Cuba and United States, one can only expect stronger ties between South Florida and Cuba.
The Carnival Cruise Lines' Adonia with 700 passengers on board left port of Miami, Florida, for planned docking in Havana Monday
Speaking on eve of fifth anniversary of death of Osama bin Laden, John Brennan says classified pages of congressional report suggest no direct link between Riyadh, al-Qaida
Elderly Puerto Rican man is first victim; White House has requested nearly $2 billion to fight virus; Republican-led Congress has yet to act
The first known death from the Zika virus on U.S. territory was reported Friday as lawmakers left Washington for a weeklong recess. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, neither house of Congress has approved funding to combat Zika, despite increasingly dire warnings from U.S. health officials.
Elder of President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle’s two daughters to take year off after high school before enrolling in prestigious university in 2017
Latest poll shows Trump with 49 percent support among Republicans in Indiana, compared to 34 percent for Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and 13 percent for John Kasich, who governs neighboring state of Ohio
Goal is to reaffirm US-Russian mediated cease-fire as violence escalates in Syria, especially in its largest city, Aleppo
U.S. President Barack Obama was the main attraction as journalists, politicians and celebrities attended the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night in Washington.
Iraqi capital in state of emergency as protesters occupy parts of once secure International Zone; some lawmakers have fled city; military on high alert
Workers across globe mark International Labor Day with demands for more job security as many countries battle economic uncertainty, high unemployment
Ted Cruz tells state's Republican Convention delegates campaign will be 'battle on the ground, district by district by district,' ahead of June 7 primary
Grandmother and four of her grandchildren are killed and another person also dies in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains
Hundreds of followers of Iraq's mercurial Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr set up camp overnight near Baghdad's parliament, hours after breaking into government-controlled Green Zone
In his last year in office, President Barack Obama pokes fun one last time at friends and enemies in media and on Capitol Hill
Jesuit priest, poet and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files to protest Vietnam War, died Saturday at age 94
Republican presidential candidates have been wooing local party leaders in California, a state that could be decisive in selecting the party's nominee for U.S. president. VOA's Mike O’Sullivan reports delegates to the California party convention have been evaluating choices, while front-runner Donald Trump drew hundreds of raucous protesters Friday.