Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, left, arrives for negotiations to discuss a resolution to Argentina's debt problem with U.S. hedge funds to avoid a default ahead of a July 30 deadline in New York, July 29, 2014.
If approved, deal will pay for medical testing for thousands of college athletes who believe they sustained brain injuries on the field
President names veteran diplomat and Eastern European expert John Tefft to the position
Camp sponsored by Legacy International gives teens from around the world to discover different customs, discuss ways to build peace, protect human rights
The United States and European Union are imposing tougher new sanctions against Russia for its support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. Tuesday's sanctions announcement came as Ukraine's foreign minister accused Russia of continuing to send fighters and weapons across the border. VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns reports.
Analysts say House bill is not likely to win support in Senate, leaving Congress at a stalemate
During workshops and social gatherings, the Global Youth Village summer camp encourages young people to cooperate and embrace their differences, while learning to communicate with people from other countries. VOA's Deborah Block has more.
Military officials say body of a young male found in the wheel well of jet that had landed in Germany after routine mission in Africa
Theodore Van Kirk was 93 years old and living in a retirement home in Stone Mountain, Georgia
There are many famous historical sites in the Washington area that attract tourists. But one of the lesser-known attractions is a 19th century grist mill just outside the nation’s capital. Still operating the same way it did 200 years ago, the mill draws some visitors and offers fresh grits and flour for local residents and restaurants. VOA’s June Soh takes us to Colvin Run Mill, where the 19th century meets the 21st.
The United States says it expects to pass another round of tough sanctions against Russia for its alleged involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In an interview with Voice of America, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine said Russian President Vladimir Putin must take steps to de-escalate the crisis. He spoke to Henry Ridgwell at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.
The flood of unaccompanied Central American children into the United States has given rise to a debate over whether or not they can stay, and that will largely depend on whether they are classified as refugees. But what exactly determines refugee status? VOA United Nations correspondent Margaret Besheer asks the experts.
Geoffrey R. Pyatt is the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. He was interviewed by VOA's Henry Ridgwell.
For tens of thousands of young people trip north is fraught with hardship and danger
For the tens of thousands of young people from Central America trying to enter the U.S. illegally, the trip north is fraught with hardship and danger. VOA’s Brian Padden reports from Honduras on the case of one migrant who suffered serious injuries and another who went missing.
Israeli Jew, Syrian - American start Facebook, Twitter campaign 'Jews & Arabs Refuse to Be Enemies'
Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was in Nogales, Mexico on October 10, 2012, when US agent shot him through border fence from Arizona
Abraham Gutman, an Israeli Jew, and Dania Darwish, a Syrian-American Muslim, met in a global politics class at Hunter College in New York, and became friends, despite their political differences. As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalated in July, they were disturbed by the fury they saw on social media. Carolyn Weaver reports.
Flood of unaccompanied children into US from Central America has given rise to a debate over whether or not they can stay, and that will largely depend on whether they are classified as refugees
US Senators express strong skepticism about extending international nuclear talks with Iran during testimony by State Department Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman