U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri talk at the presidential palace in Cairo July 22, 2014.
Governor says he took extraordinary measure to help secure the border, his critics say it is a political stunt
Upon train's arrival in Kharkiv, head of international team of forensic experts raised questions about precise number of bodies recovered from crash site
Authorities say bomber riding a motorcycle set off explosives near entrance of Camp Gibson that houses counter narcotics department and foreign security firm
Bombing continues unabated Tuesday as Israel strikes hit five mosques, sports stadium, home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip
U.S. combat troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan, on pace to leave the country by the end of this year. But on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama took time to honor a soldier whose actions while under fire in Afghanistan earned him the Medal of Honor. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more from the Pentagon.
Saint Toribio, figure of devotion for those crossing the border into the United States, is popular in Southern California
A Roman Catholic saint who is a figure of devotion for those crossing the border into the United States is attracting believers concerned about the plight of undocumented immigrants. Mike O'Sullivan reports from Los Angeles, where a relic of Saint Toribio has drawn thousands to local churches.
Next year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, when French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an international force led by England and Prussia. Just in time for the observance, a retired U.S. military officer is recreating the battlefield - in miniature, with a quarter-million tiny hand-painted soldiers. VOA’s June Soh got a preview. Carol Pearson narrates.
Retired US military officer recreating the battlefield - in miniature - with a quarter-million hand-painted soldiers
Republican Rick Perry says move necessary because influx of unaccompanied children illegally entering US has diverted resources away from federal border patrol
A U.S. court ruled last week that the Obama administration violated the due process rights of a U.S. corporation that is owned by Chinese interests. Experts say the decision, which involved a wind farm project off the coast of Oregon could change the way the U.S. deals with foreign investments that involve national security concerns. But as VOA's Hu Wei reports, it might not change many outcomes.
Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts fought off Taliban fighters during July 13, 2008 attack near northeastern village of Wanat six years ago
Research holds promise that, with treatment, infection won’t compromise full life
Survey of US business leaders finds sales and employment grew in April, May and June, after economy faltered at beginning of year
Dr. Nikita Levy allegedly recorded images of thousands of patients with pen-like camera as he gave them pelvic exams at Maryland's Johns Hopkins Hospital
Azamat Tazhayakov, foreign student from Kazakhstan, was found guilty of conspiracy and obstruction of justice in 2013 attack
Downey, 49, earned $75 million, mostly from 'Iron Man 3,' making him best paid actor for second consecutive year, according to Forbes
New ambassadors from around globe meet with President Obama at White House in elaborate protocol conveying accreditation
African-Americans bear the brunt of the HIV crisis in the United States. They are more frequently diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and more likely to die from this disease than any other racial or ethnic group in the country. There are many reasons, but as VOA's Carol Pearson reports, stigma is a major factor.