In this courtroom sketch, Jonas Edmonds, left, and Hasan Edmonds stand in front of an FBI agent as they appear at a hearing in federal court in Chicago, March 26, 2015.
Jens Stoltenberg, on US visit, also brushes aside notion that ties between alliance, Washington have frayed
At the annual South by Southwest music festival last week in Austin, Texas, Asian groups were well-represented, playing rock, pop and hip hop. Some of these groups used traditional instruments and a mix of modern and ancient sounds. VOA’s Greg Flakus reports.
Houthis oppose al-Qaida, too, but consider themselves 'authentic Yemen' and beholden to no foreigners, analyst says
Since the beginning of the year, unusually large numbers of California sea lion pups have been found on the beaches of Southern and Central California. The animals are starving and stranded on the beaches. As scientists investigate this phenomenon, rescue workers along the coast are working to save these pups. Elizabeth Lee reports from one rescue operation in San Diego, California.
Since the September 11, 2001 attacks, authorities have worried that Muslims living in the United States might become radicalized and engage in terrorism on home soil. Recently, the group known as the "Islamic State" urged sympathizers to kill people it named on a hit list of U.S. military personnel. But a study by several universities in North Carolina found that American Muslims on the whole have been unmoved by such appeals. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky reports from Raleigh,
White House spokesman says US continues to urge Yemen’s factions to resolve their differences through a negotiated political process
Committee to Protect Journalists, OSCE are highlighting risks journalists face daily
US Muslims have overwhelmingly ignored calls to militancy, North Carolina researcher says
Hundreds of millions of people are expected to tune in on Saturday to watch Australia and New Zealand try to claim cricket glory
Some in Congress react with alarm to latest crisis erupting in Middle East
As scientists investigate phenomenon, rescue workers along coast are trying to save pups
Two US senators from chicken-producing states threaten to drop multi-billion-dollar agreement unless Pretoria agrees to import American chicken
British defense minister says about 75 military personnel will join US-led program to help train, equip thousands of opposition fighters
Former Illinois Congressman was released early after being convicted of spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items
Agents tell jurors that nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other items similar to those used in two pressure-cooker bombs were found in Dzokhar Tsarnaev's apartment in Cambridge
The Eighth U.S. Army Division and the Eighth Republic of Korea Mechanized Infantry Division put on a well orchestrated show of force for the media this week during their joint military training exercises in South Korea. VOA’s Seoul correspondent Brian Padden was there and reports the soldiers were well disciplined both in conducting a complex live fire exercise and in staying on message with the press.
Exercise involved 14 helicopters, ten armored vehicles and 300 soldiers at range in Pocheon, about six kilometers from border with North
US delegation visited Cuba this week as the two nations continued efforts to restore diplomatic relations broken over 50 years ago
A senior State Department official told reporters that the US 'can see a path forward to get to agreement' by the March 31 deadline