A police K-9 team takes a break in the search for suspects in the shooting of a police officer in Fox Lake, Ill., Sept. 1, 2015.
Global stocks and commodity prices fell sharply again Tuesday after weak manufacturing data from China stoked more fears about China’s economy and its impact on the rest of the world. But there are other issues beyond China’s economy that have fueled the recent investor uncertainty. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.
Thirty-three senators have pledged to back agreement, one short of number needed to sustain presidential veto
City hopes to become host of global sports competition for the third time
Why have 30 dead whales washed ashore on the Gulf of Alaska since May? Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have mobilized a research team to find out, and one possible cause being investigated is toxic algae. VOA's Rosanne Skirble reports.
Locals flood resorts ahead of possible end to the US travel ban that would open the gates to American tourists and bump up prices
In campaign video, Bush uses Trump's own words in support of Democrat Hillary Clinton, higher taxes to make the case he is not a conservative
President makes call during three-day visit to Alaska where he is attending summit on Arctic environmental issues
Oscar-winning actor says many young people feel marginalized because nobody listens to them and believe their only recourse is violence and extremism
The recent news of two women passing grueling U.S. Army ranger training for the first time definitely put the 'power' into women's empowerment. It's obvious on a local level, too, as a county police force near Washington, DC, is putting out the word they also want more women in uniform. VOA's June Soh has more in this report narrated by Amy Katz.
Police received a tip that Ric O'Barry might be driving under the influence of alcohol; He passed a breath test but was detained after he could not produce his passport
Kim Davis, local court clerk in Rowan County, tells couples that decision was made 'under God's authority'
The U.S. State Department has released a new batch of about 7,000 pages of Hillary Clinton's official email messages sent from her private server while she was secretary of state. About 150 messages of those released Monday were retroactively upgraded to classified status. The leading Democratic presidential hopeful has been losing support as the controversy over her emails deepens. Zlatica Hoke reports.
Delegations from about 20 countries have gathered in Alaska for an environmental conference focusing on the effects of climate change on the sensitive Arctic region. The U.S. delegation, which includes President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry, is hosting a series of meetings with policy makers, scientists and non-governmental organizations to discuss ways to combat issues such as the impact of global warming on the Arctic. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins has the story.
Department releases another 7,000 pages of Democratic presidential candidate's emails, sent and received when she was secretary of state
Move comes one day after mayor of Milwaukee proposes spending $880,000 to equip his city's entire force of 1,200 patrol officers with body cameras
Terry Lee Loewen, who worked at the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, pleaded guilty attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction
A Virginia police department offers a week-long program called "Future Women Leaders in Law Enforcement"
Officials say Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was at a gas station Friday night when a gunman shot him in the back of the head
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says that northern wall on US-Canadian border is 'legitimate issue for us to look at'