FILE - U.S. President Barack Obama walks to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Aug. 27, 2015.
The announcement came as Obama prepared to depart early Monday on a three-day visit to Alaska
A final decision to issue the sanctions, which could involve asset freezes and blocking the financial transactions of those engaged in cyberattacks, has not yet been made
A big question mark remains on the list of U.S. presidential hopefuls – will Vice President Joe Biden enter the race on the Democratic side, joining former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders? VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the answer could come any day now and put an end to weeks of speculation and intrigue in Washington and beyond.
With an extensive political resume, plain-spoken and long-winded, Vice President Joe Biden is no stranger to the campaign trail
The 33-year-old American, with the 2015 Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon trophies already on her crowded mantle, will be gunning to complete the first season's sweep of the slams since German Steffi Graf in 1988
Gregory Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia, fell close to area where players' wives and families sit; police don't suspect foul play in accident
As practicing neurologist, Oliver Sacks looked at some of his patients with writer's eye and found publishing gold in humanizing illnesses, one Nobel Prize-winning chemist said
Jeff Merkley becomes 31st senator to say he will vote next month in favor of agreement, moving President Barack Obama closer to mathematical certainty that deal will take effect
Susan Rice tells Pakistan’s civil and military leadership Sunday that terrorist and militant attacks in Afghanistan have become 'a key point of regional friction,' according to a senior US official
Recent poll shows only 37 percent of Democrats likely to participate in February nominating caucuses favor former secretary of state, first time this year her support fell below 50 percent
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, threatening to wash away its vibrant musical heritage along with its neighborhoods, the beat goes on. As Bronwyn Benito reports, a Musicians' Village is preserving the city's unique sound.
Former President Bill Clinton urges New Orleans residents to work to eradicate disparities of income, education and health
Collection of volunteer-built homes called Musicians' Village is giving artists a place to which they can return, put down roots
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, threatening to wash away its vibrant musical heritage along with its neighborhoods, the beat goes on. A project called Musicians' Village is helping to preserve the city's unique sound. VOA's Bronwyn Benito reports.
Police say no motive has been established in the killing of Darren Goforth, but that suspect Shannon Miles has a previous record
Storm flags over Cuba, could regain strength over Gulf of Mexico; death toll in Dominica, Haiti is 21
Democrats who have announced their candidacy for their party's nomination are in Minnesota for two-day meeting that began early Friday
U.S. presidential candidates have scheduled meetings this weekend with groups supporting their respective parties. Democratic hopefuls are in Minnesota to address the Democratic National Committee's annual summer meeting. Republican candidates are taking their campaign messages to supportive groups across the United States. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports from Washington.
Second place in Beijing decathlon went to Damian Warner of Canada