AVAC Executive Director Mitchell Warren. (De Capua)
Two national newspapers reported, according to NSA documents, some online games are being monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies
US secretary of state to return to region this week for next round of negotiations
An agreement would establish a free-trade bloc stretching from Vietnam to Chile and Japan
Shirley MacLaine, Martina Arroyo, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, and Billy Joel were recognized with lifetime achievement awards
Te loss of ice and snow is affecting the jet stream, which in turn affects weather patterns around the Northern Hemisphere.
East-moving cold weather front brings freezing temperatures, snow, ice to area stretching from northern Texas to the Mid-Atlantic
As Congress works to wrap up pressing end-of-year fiscal business, President Obama heads to South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela
President Barack Obama’s trip to South Africa to attend a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela comes as Congress works to wrap up pressing end-of-year business. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Obama will be overseas while lawmakers race to meet a budget deadline and ponder a possible tightening of economic sanctions against Iran.
Secretary Hagel planned to discuss security threats and the blockage of a NATO supply route to Afghanistan
Heavy snow, unseasonably cold air hit parts of West, northern Plains
President Obama says extending unemployment benefits "isn't just the right thing to do for our families -- it's the smart thing to do for our economy"
Chuck Hagel says Afghanistan's defense minister has assured him a security pact with the United States will be signed in a 'timely manner'
Thousands of people gather at Pearl Harbor every year to commemorate the anniversary of the 1941 attack that launched the US into World II
US Korean War veteran Merrill Newman arrives in San Francisco Saturday after being released from custody and deported from North Korea
North Korea's official news agency says 85-year-old Merrill Newman has been released on humanitarian grounds
American companies hired more workers than expected last month, reducing jobless rate to 7 percent, although doubts remain about recovery's sustainability
Across U.S., people mark death of former South African president with personal reflection and public tributes
The world’s largest economy continued to build momentum - with better than expected job growth in November. The U.S. government says American companies hired more workers than expected last month, cutting the unemployment rate to 7 percent, which is the lowest level in five years. Despite a steadily improving job picture, though, some doubts remain about the sustainability of the U.S. recovery. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.