India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures while speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York, during a visit to the United States, Sept. 28, 2014.
Officials say the patient will be admitted to the NIH Clinical Center for observation and to enroll in clinical study
John Boehner acknowledges president’s prerogative to order military strikes against Islamic State militants but says effort should have legislative backing
Europe retains trophy, easily defeating US team in Scotland for its eighth victory in last 10 times in biennial event
As wave after wave of U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State militants, the speaker of the Republican-controlled House of Representatives says he would be willing to call Congress back into session to debate a formal, broad authorization for the use of military force. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington, where legislators left town 10 days ago for a seven-week recess.
Conversely, US overestimated Iraqi army's ability of to fight militant groups, president acknowledges in CBS interview
President refers to widespread mistrust of law enforcement exposed after the fatal police shooting last month of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri
In Russian TV interview, FM Sergei Lavrov blames US for strained ties but sidesteps Ukraine crisis, accusations of Russia's role in it
Ferguson has been scene of racial unrest since last month following shooting death of unarmed black teenager by white police officer
In address to the United Nations General Assembly, Moscow says 'Washington openly declares its right to unilateral use of force ... decides good, evil
Former US president, former secretary of state celebrate birth of their first grandchild on Friday night
South Korea's top diplomat had raised hopes for a bilateral meeting while the two officials were in New York for the U.N. General Assembly
US officials say more than 6,000 immigrants have died crossing from Mexico over past 15 years
President said America is taking leadership role in several of the world's most pressing challenges, including fight to degrade and destroy IS, and effort to rally world against Russian aggression in Ukraine
President Barack Obama is again calling on global cooperation to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, delivering the message at Friday's Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House. VOA's Carolyn Presutti reports.
The Commerce Department says the U.S. economy expanded at its fastest pace in more than two years - growing at an annualized rate of 4.6 percent from April through June. That’s a positive sign for the rest of the year, after a disastrous first quarter saw the country’s domestic output shrink by more than two percent. Some economists say it’s a sure sign the U.S. economy is on the mend, but others say it’s too soon to celebrate. Mil Arcega has more.
It's a positive sign for rest of year, after a disastrous first quarter saw country’s domestic output shrink by more than two percent
Teams are assessing Syrian rebel groups to determine which will be trained by US military personnel
Police chief had briefly joined demonstrators rallying but left when a scuffle broke out nearby
Thousands of immigrants have died after crossing the border from Mexico into remote areas of the southwestern United States in recent years. Local officials in south Texas alone have found hundreds of unidentified bodies and buried them in mass graves in local cemeteries. Now an anthropologist and her students at Baylor University have been exhuming bodies and looking for clues to identify them. VOA’s Greg Flakus has more from Waco, Texas.