FILE - Former President Jimmy Carter.
After months of intense negotiations, Iran and world powers have missed their self-imposed June 30 deadline for a final deal that restricts Tehran's ability to produce nuclear weapons in exchange for sanctions relief. As VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports from Vienna, analysts have mixed views on the impact of extending the talks.
Officials say joint initiative will allow Brazil, United States to strengthen and accelerate cooperation on issues ranging from land use to clean energy
Francis to stop in Washington, New York, and Philadelphia, meet with President Obama, canonize 18th-century missionary during September trip
Republican governor formally announced his plans at event in gymnasium of his old high school
Opera centers on character named Lolo, a Louisiana plantation worker and Voodoo priestess
White supremacist group will hold rally at South Carolina state Capitol less than two weeks after white man was charged in shooting deaths of nine African-Americans at church Bible study
Environmentalist says mission of 193 UN member nations 'is as simple as it is daunting: save the world before it's too late'
Author Tess Gerritsen has dropped her lawsuit against Warner Bros. over similarities between the 2013 film "Gravity" and her 1999 book, citing brutal emotional and financial costs
Christie was earlier seen as a leading contender but his fortunes have plummeted since the so-called 'Bridgegate' scandal
High court rules state of Texas is not obligated to offer requested Confederate flag license plate
Texas state officials have criticized the US Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide. The attorney general of Texas says last week's decision did not overrule constitutional "rights of religious liberty," and therefore officials performing wedding services can refuse to perform them for same-sex couples if it is against their religious beliefs. Zlatica Hoke reports on the controversy.
Trump, in announcing he was seeking Republican nomination for 2016 presidential election, described migrants from Mexico to US as drug-runners and rapists
The US and Germany have met in three previous World Cups; Each time the winner went on to win the tournament
Holds on assistance to country's Defense Force and National Guard were put in place after Bahrain cracked down on demonstrations in 2011
Experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for recent attacks: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water
Two leaders opened two days of talks in Washington on Monday
No indication blazes are related, but FBI, US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigating fires at 6 different churches in 5 southern states
One grants president greater authority to regulate international deals; the other aids displaced workers
Alaa Saadeh, 23, was one of four people identified by US law enforcement as planning to travel to join Islamic State militants