Samantha Elauf, who was denied a sales job at an Abercrombie & Fitch store in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 2008, is pictured at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Feb. 25, 2015.
Two of world's biggest wheat exporters, work to become mass producers of 'superfood,' tap gluten-free market expected to be worth more than $6B by 2018
Hours after being confirmed, Ashton Carter travels to Kuwait, Afghanistan to meet with top officials, US troops
Brown's Canadian concerts canceled due to ‘immigration issues’ promoter Live Nation says
State Department suspends security clearance of Daniel Rosen, director of counterterrorism programs, and places him on administrative leave pending outcome of criminal case against him
Israeli PM says with concessions to Tehran, US and its partners have given up on commitment to keep Iran from being able to build nuclear weapon
Assyrians, many of whom live in the diaspora, are using social media to draw attention to the case
Since prosecutors did not seek the death penalty in the case, 27-year-old Eddie Routh received an automatic life sentence without parole
If confirmed, Katherine Dhanani would lead the US Mission to Somalia, which is located in neighboring Kenya
French and German leaders still hope to salvage the shaky truce between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists in the east. But officials in the United States and Britain are accusing Russia of working to further destabilize the region. Zlatica Hoke reports that lawmakers in both countries are discussing how to respond to what they call Russia's aggressive plans.
Members of the U.S. Congress are locked in another partisan showdown, this time over a $40 billion bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, known as DHS. House Republicans have linked DHS funding to a measure to block President Barack Obama’s executive action delaying deportations of some undocumented immigrants, a delay Democrats support. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports.
State Department seeks $3.5B to counter Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, to bolster regional security, provide humanitarian aid
Once-popular ferry service between Florida and Cuba stopped in the early 1960s when communist Fidel Castro took power
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with President Obama at the White House Tuesday
US Justice Department says evidence did not meet 'high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution'
Port officials say it will take months to process all the cargo after negotiators reached tentative settlement Friday in nine-month labor dispute
Most West Coast U.S. ports have been busy since negotiators reached a tentative settlement Friday in a nine-month labor dispute and work slowdown. As Mike O'Sullivan reports, both sides say with the cargo moving again, they can focus on long-term problems.
US Secretary of State tells Senate panel the five permanent members of UNSC and Germany gained 'unprecedented insight' into Iran’s nuclear activities
Lacey Schwartz grew up in an upper middle-class Jewish family, in upstate New York and she assumed she was white