US Midterms: The Battle for the Senate
In final days of midterm campaign, Democrats and Republicans alike try to tap into what polls suggest is growing anxiety and apprehension
Armed Forces of Philippines says Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton is being held at Camp Aguinaldo, under US custody
Recent opinion surveys reflect an undercurrent of unease among American voters ahead of the November 4 congressional, state and local elections. A Gallup poll says the Ebola virus and the threat posed by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria are among the top 10 issues Americans consider the most important facing the country. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill on the “fear factor” in the 2014 elections.
Polls say the Ebola virus and the threat posed by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria are among the top 10 issues facing the country
A recent survey shows more than four in 10 Americans are worried they or a relative might catch the Ebola virus
Ron Klain is a lawyer with a reputation as a formidable campaigner and administrator but no public health background
A giant of American journalism, former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, has died at age 93. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports that Bradlee played a critical role in the Post’s legal battle to publish secret U.S. documents about the Vietnam War, and oversaw the newspaper’s groundbreaking probe of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon in 1974.
Bradlee, who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died at home of natural causes
Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was arrested by US federal agents while shopping in Texas
As Ron Klain begins his job as President Barack Obama’s Ebola Czar on Wednesday, his agenda will include not only stopping the Ebola virus from spreading, but also containing the political damage that the three cases on U.S. soil have brought upon the president and his Democratic Party. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.
Haroon Rashid Aswat is escorted Tuesday from a psychiatric hospital in West London to a waiting US plane
Johannesburg-based Vuyani Dance Theatre's 'Umnikelo' was created for eight men and women
A festival of South African arts in New York, “Ubuntu,” features a dance company from Johannesburg. Vuyani Dance Theatre recently performed at New York City Center, where VOA’s Carolyn Weaver met up with them.
Crowd gathers in Los Angeles suburb of Westminster, one of largest Vietnamese communities in US
US citizen Jeffrey Fowle, who is headed home and said to be in good health, was arrested earlier this year
There is no known cure for Ebola, but several U.S. patients have received donations of blood and plasma from a survivor of the Ebola virus. VOA's Katherine Gypson looks at whether the blood of Ebola survivors has value in the medical community.
Poland to ask European Court of Human Rights to re-consider its ruling that Warsaw violated its human rights commitments by hosting a secret CIA jail on its soil
Sizable parachuted cache reportedly grabbed by insurgents after US Air Force dropped supplies Sunday night; rights group also says jihadists may have secured second consignment intended for Kurdish militiamen