South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley addresses a full church during a prayer vigil held at Morris Brown AME Church for the victims of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, June 18, 2015.
US secretary of state says while he agrees with Iranian FM Zarif that the sides have never been closer to reaching a deal, there are still several outstanding issues to be resolved before the latest July 7 deadline
In presidential campaign stop in New Hampshire, Democrat says US must keep close watch on Beijing
At ideas festival in Colorado, experts gauge friction over climate, cybersecurity and maritime disputes
John McCain suggests US President Barack Obama re-evaluate conditions in Afghanistan, keep open some of military bases beyond 2016
Remake of 18th-century French warship Hermione to join in Independence Day celebration in New York
Anniversary of nation's declaration of independence from Britain is marked with parades, fireworks; storms dampen Washington events
Andre Borschberg, pilot of Solar Impulse, an airplane powered only by the sun, safely touches down in Hawaii after completing record-setting flight halfway across the Pacific from Japan, covering more than 8,000 kilometers and spending nearly 120 hours in the air. Zlatica Hoke has more.
Kerry, Zarif meeting against Sunday, a day after officials in Vienna confirmed a tentative agreement has been reached on sanctions relief issue
'American Moments' features more than 130 photos taken during the 1930s through the '60s by some of the most prominent photographers in the country
A new exhibit at a Washington museum features a collection of photographs offering a rare look at life in the U.S. during the mid-20th century. The photos help tell the story of a transforming America. VOA’s Julie Taboh reports.
Homeland Security, FBI issue alerts for public to be vigilant during holiday weekend for possible threats following recent terror attacks, calls for violence by Islamic State
Resolution passes that says Israelis, Palestinians must prosecute alleged crimes; US casts sole dissenting vote
President is on winning side in nearly all close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on health care, gay marriage
Leaders say businessman's comments about Mexicans hurt Republican party with Hispanic voters and could cost them White House
Nguyen Phu Trong, is first Vietnamese Communist leader to visit US, will be arriving shortly after 40th anniversary of end of Vietnam War
Lessons emphasize how to stretch dollars and select foods lower in salt, sugar and fat
A replica of the French warship that brought hope to American colonists battling the British in 1780 is in New York as part of Independence Day celebrations. On Saturday, the Hermione replica joined hundreds of vessels passing the Statue of Liberty for an Independence Day parade. VOA's Deborah Block reports on the ship and its relevance.
People used to buying cheap and unhealthy foods are relearning how to grocery shop by participating in store tours that encourage them to take a healthier approach to buying food, as VOA's Faisa Elmasry reports.
Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has now beaten the previous longest solo piloting record