FILE - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during an interview at his residence in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 9, 2014.
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
After freeing nearby town of Amerli, Iraqis, with Kurdish peshmerga and Shi'ite militiamen, keep up momentum of advance, retake militant stronghold of Sulaiman Bek
The first Monday in September became an official holiday in 1894 after a push by the nation's labor unions
President leaves Tuesday for a trip to Estonia, and Wales, in Britain -- and Russia's latest actions in Ukraine are making the trip an especially important one
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
New York immigration activists are calling on President Barack Obama to unilaterally end deportations and allow undocumented immigrants to work legally by the end of the summer. Daniela Schrier has more from New York.
First openly gay player selected in National Football League draft, Michael Sam, released by St. Louis Rams in final roster cuts
He sides with clinics, saying law’s provisions ‘create an impermissible obstacle’; appeal expected
President says states where minimum wage was raised have experienced higher job growth than those that did not raise it