FILE - A protest against drug manufacturer Novartis.
CIA Director John Brennan issued a statement late Wednesday saying he was 'deeply dismayed' over what he called 'spurious allegations' made by lawmakers
Event was part of US space agency effort to excite young people about science
International efforts to defuse the situation in Ukraine will continue Thursday; Meanwhile, tension over Russia's military moves boiled over in parts of eastern Ukraine
Some California students got a rare chance to speak with astronauts in space through a recent video link. As VOA’s Mike O'Sullivan reports, it is part of an effort by the U.S. space agency NASA to excite young people about science.
U.S. officials and lawmakers are voicing strong support for Ukrainian self-determination and economic assistance for Kyiv - and are not ruling out sanctions against Russia as the crisis in Ukraine festers. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports.
President’s spending plan raises taxes on wealthy, creates new tax breaks for poor and middle class, and increases spending on domestic programs
By a 3-to-1 margin, international students studying in US versus American students studying abroad
Dalai Lama has been touring US and met with President Barack Obama in White House last month despite China's objections
State Department issues a 10-point rebuttal to Russian president's version of events in Ukraine
Obama, Democrats are fighting to keep control of Senate in November midterm elections, and are promoting populist measures that poll well, like raising the minimum wage, to set themselves apart from Republicans
Suleiman Abu Ghaith is most senior al-Qaida member to be tried on US soil
Some express their frustration and anger to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday
Plans to shrink the United States military to levels not seen since World War II are not sitting well with many U.S. lawmakers. Some expressed their frustration and anger to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports from Washington
Moment of silence observed before match to honor those who lost their lives in Kyiv during recent protests; game was originally scheduled to be played in Kharkiv, Ukraine, but was moved because of security concerns
Child safety advocates estimate sex trafficking affects several hundred thousand American children each year
But there is little progress in US-led negotiations on a two-state solution because of differences over Israeli settlements, security
Federal Reserve says economic activity in January, February shrank slightly in two of12 districts, New York and Philadelphia, mostly due to 'unusually severe weather'
Debo Adegbile, a former director at the Legal Defense Fund of the civil rights group NAACP, had been nominated to head the Justice Department's civil rights division
Robert Serry cut short his diplomatic efforts in Crimea after group of armed men - who appeared to be part of pro-Russian volunteer forces - harassed, followed, then trapped him in a Simferopol coffee shop