Waris Ahluwalia is seen in a photo he posted on Instagram.
People across New Orleans celebrate culmination of Mardi Gras season with elaborate floats, eccentric costumes and marching bands
The man now faces charges of aggravated assault and unlawful possession and transportation of an alligator
But Republican-controlled Congress is already signaling it will ignore many of his new initiatives during his last year in office
Voters in three small towns cast their votes in the first minutes of Tuesday
Results are in line with recent opinion polls, which showed Sanders, a Vermont senator, and Trump, a New York real estate mogul, with large leads
According to polls, up to 50 percent of New Hampshire voters were still making up their minds in days before Tuesday's primary election
US-led exercises begin in West Africa as some see indications growing of collaboration between militant groups; program includes more training against urban attacks
U.S. presidential contenders have made a furious last-minute push for votes in New Hampshire, site of the nation's first presidential primary on Tuesday. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders lead in the latest polls from the state. But there is an intense battle among several Republicans for second place in Tuesday's primary, and the order of finish could lead to some contenders leaving the race. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has a preview from Manchester, New Hampshire.
Suspect allegedly admitted to being responsible for American aid worker Kayla Mueller, who officials say was sexually abused and ‘owned’ by one IS member
Each year for nearly a decade, US State Department has resettled hundreds of Bhutanese refugees in an unlikely place – the northeastern state of New Hampshire
New Hampshire’s semi-open primary is expected to draw more than 500,000 voters to polls Tuesday
At a festival near Washington, visitors experience a bit more than a sugar rush
ASEAN meeting in California follows visit of US Secretary of State Kerry to Cambodia
Primary on Tuesday could make, break several candidates' White House aspirations; large amount of uncertainty remains, though polls show Sanders, Trump leading state
Observed in many countries around the world, Valentine’s Day is sometimes celebrated with chocolate festivals. But at a festival near Washington, the visitors experience a bit more than a sugar rush. They go on a sweet journey through history. VOA’s June Soh takes us to the festival.
They fled their country and lived in refugee camps in neighboring Nepal for decades before being resettled in the northeastern U.S. state of New Hampshire -- now the focus of the U.S. presidential contest. VOA correspondent Aru Pande spoke with members of the Bhutanese community, including new American citizens, about the campaign and the strong anti-immigrant rhetoric of some of the candidates.
Country's willingness to send special forces contingent on US leading ground effort, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday
Smokers and police complain that city's ban on sales, imposed by congressional conservatives, leaves residents bumping up against legal limits surrounding marijuana