FILE - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia
State leader says law attempts to keep government from compelling people to provide services they find objectionable on religious grounds
Many other greenhouse gas emitters - China, India, Russia, Brazil, Canada and Australia - say they are waiting until closer to Paris summit in December to submit plans
US first lady celebrates beauty, power, tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at annual event honoring trailblazing women of color
German, British foreign ministers helping to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran are sounding confident that an agreement can be reached by Tuesday's deadline
More than 7,000 events are held around globe, according to World Wildlife Fund, which began annual campaign to raise awareness about climate change
Mission designed to study long-term effects of zero gravity on human body
French, German ministers hold private sessions with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, consult with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
President highlights progress he says he's made protecting American consumers since he signed Wall Street Reform into law five years ago
Political strategist says eventual winner will be one who can put together strongest coalition of various conservative groups that make up Republican Party
Program calls for better monitoring and diagnosing of bacteria-resistant strains and more research into new drugs
Jury also clears venture capital firm of claim it retaliated against Ellen Pao by firing her after she sued in 2012
Ruling ends lengthy legal battle by Knox and boyfriend, who maintained their innocence in death of Briton Meredith Kercher in 2007
European martial arts are not widely practiced and are unknown by most people. A tavern in Old Town Alexandria, outside Washington, wants to change this by promoting these fighting techniques from medieval times. Through combining visual arts, martial arts and culinary arts, this tavern brings medieval history back to life. VOA's Yang Lin and Helen Wu report.
'Political agreement' is to be reached by Tuesday, but final pact, which Iran is more focused on, is to be announced by June
Alabama officer, 26, facing federal charge of ‘unreasonable force’ against Sureshbhai Patel, a grandfather
Report from Commerce Department also shows growth rate for all of 2014 to be at 2.4 percent
Negotiators from six countries, including the U.S. Secretary of State and Iran’s foreign minister, are working against a midnight Tuesday deadline to reach the framework of a deal to prevent Iran from building a nuclear bomb and to end international sanctions against the country. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.
Minority leader says he wants to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in Senate rather than seeking his own re-election
Assad says that he would be open to dialogue with US, but that it must be 'based on mutual respect'