Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral, July 27, 2016, in Tampa, Fla.
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were among the speakers on the third day of the DNC in Philadelphia.
Experiences as first lady, senator and secretary of state put Hillary Clinton on path to become Democrats' presidential nominee
President calls on Americans to reject cynicism and fear; touts Clinton's experience
Voicemails include party's associates upset by Bernie Sanders influence on the Democratic Party
As Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to receive a major party's nomination for president, VOA looks at the long history of women in US politics
Philadelphia was the site for critical moments in the founding of America; The city was the first national capital of the United States
The slogan of the Democratic National Convention now underway in Philadelphia is “Let’s Make History Again” which recognizes the role the city played in the foundation of the United States in the 18th century. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, local institutions are opening their doors in an effort to capitalize on the convention spotlight to draw visitors, and to offer more than just a history lesson.
Speeches come day after delegates acclaim her as 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, making her the first female standard bearer from a major US political party
Entrepreneurs with immigrant roots explain what it means to be part of a startup
Impoverished neighborhood expected to benefit from presence of museum
US firms operating there have increased use of accounting maneuver to insulate against worsening economic crisis
Platform lists pledges and policy positions on the economy, the environment, domestic issues and foreign affairs
Missionary work said to have shaped his career path
Democrats turn to her to head off scandal after leaked e-mails showed staffers favoring Clinton over Sanders
Federal Reserve officials leave door open for September hike in federal funds rate, which hasn't changed since December 2015
The theme for the third day of the Democratic National Convention is "Working Together." Previous speakers included Vice President Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg.
It’s been a bitter and divisive election season – but first time Indian-American delegate Dr. Shashi Gupta headed to the Democratic National Convention with a sense of hope. VOA’s Katherine Gypson followed this immigrant with the love of U.S. politics all the way to Philadelphia.
U.S. President Barack Obama, who steps down from office next January, is the key speaker on the third day of the Democratic National Convention. Obama is expected to tell Americans why he thinks the party's presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, his one-time secretary of state, should succeed him in the White House. VOA's Amanda Scott reports.