Flash floods from record rains in the central U.S. states of Texas and Oklahoma have left three people dead and washed away at least 400 homes.
Few places in America have experienced war like Waterloo. This small town in the Midwest state of Iowa became famous during World War II not for what it accomplished, but what it lost. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, the legacy of one family’s sacrifice is still a reminder today of the real cost of war for all families on the homefront.
Book written and researched by University of Michigan journalism class was reviewed by veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines
250-kilometer-an-hour twister hits Ciudad Acuna, flinging cars and big-rig trucks into the air, smashing them into houses and buildings in a seven-block area
Former Texas governor Rick Perry says he has more policy knowledge now and more time for the early states
Chicago prosecutors charge Buruji Kashamu was kingpin of heroin trafficking ring there in 1990s; Kashamu says prosecutors really want dead brother whom he closely resembles
Pressure cooker located in vehicle parked near US Capitol though subsequent investigation finds 'nothing hazardous'
President Obama acknowledged the loss of Ramadi was a 'tactical setback' and called for more training and commitments in Sunni areas
Monyota made dramatic passes on Will Power and Scott Dixon to take the lead over the tension-packed final laps
For many US war veterans, the Memorial Day holiday is an opportunity to look back at a divisive conflict in the nation’s history and to remember those who did not make it home.
The 86-year-old Nash and his wife, Alicia, 82, were killed Saturday when the driver of the taxi they were riding in lost control of the cab on the New Jersey Turnpike
This week, a US spy agency is reportedly winding down its collection of Americans’ telephone records after Congress failed to reform or extend the once-secret program that expires June 1.
Lawmakers left Washington for a weeklong recess without addressing the NSA’s snooping capabilities
Communities across the country honor those who have lost their lives in military service with parades, patriotic concerts and ceremonies, while others pause for quiet reflection
A total of 71 people have been arrested in the central U.S. city of Cleveland during protests following the acquittal of a white policeman in the shooting deaths of two unarmed blacks in 2012.
Ash Carter criticizes Iraq's reaction to Islamic State; National Security Advisor Susan Rice echoed Carter's concerns in an interview on CBS
According to the United States Defense Department, there are more than 200-thousand women serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Like their male counterparts, females have experiences that can be very traumatic. VOA's Bernard Shusman tells us about a program that is helping some American women in the military heal through filmmaking.
Judge acquits police officer who fired the last 15 of 137 rounds police shot at suspects during high-speed car chase