Kenya musician, poet and storyteller Anna Mwalagho also appeared at an Africa Day gala in Washington, May 27, 2016.
Putin questions purpose of US defense system, vows 'countermeasures' to protect Moscow's security
Around the world, the most enduring symbol of the U.S. is that of the cowboy. A very small percentage of Americans live in Western rural areas, and fewer still are cowboys. But the fascination with the American West is kept alive by such cultural offerings as “Longmire,” a series of books and TV episodes about a fictional Wyoming sheriff. VOA’s Greg Flakus recently spoke with Longmire’s creator, Craig Johnson, and filed this report from Houston.
President urges Americans this holiday weekend to 'take a moment and offer a silent word of prayer or public word of thanks' to country's veterans
Idea behind reading program is that sharing book with nonjudgmental companion boosts students' confidence and helps instill love of reading
New York City police say body of pilot, a 56-year-old man, was recovered from wreckage, a few kilometers south of George Washington Bridge
In a statement late Friday, Trump says it 'seems inappropriate' for him to debate Sanders since Trump has won his party's primary, and Sanders is still a distant second in his party's race
News of antibiotic-resistant 'superbug' found in US makes waves, but how did we get here? How do bacteria develop resistance to entire arsenals of antibiotics?
Understanding a foreign culture and being able to communicate with the local population is a key component of military strategy in a foreign theater. Language familiarity and cultural awareness at times could mean the difference between a mission’s success or failure. VOA’s Hasib Alikozai has this report about a U.S. Defense Department school in California that educates U.S. military personnel about foreign cultures and languages.
Billionaire Republican candidate tells Fresno gathering, 'There is no drought,' vows to 'start opening up the water'
WHO says canceling or postponing the Olympics will not alter the international spread of Zika virus
Ming Quang Pham, a British citizen of Vietnamese descent, gets a 40-year term for terrorism, based on his support of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula
Presumptive GOP nominee says he'll address Rolling Thunder participants 'in honor of the great bikers who have been totally supportive of my campaign'
Consumer discretionary, technology sectors lead the way; week closes on an up note on very thin volume
Odds are surging that interest rates will increase ... sooner rather than later
Special forces have historically worn patches of forces they've partnered with, but 'political sensitivities' related to YPG led to removal order
The Fed’s benchmark rate, or the rate it charges banks on short-term loans, have been near record lows since the end of the financial crisis. With the U.S. economy showing signs of improvement, though, the odds of a rate hike — the first since December last year — are rising. VOA's Mil Arcega reports.
America's global reputation takes hit, despite high marks for economy, military, Pew Research Center finds
For second year straight, Indian-Americans shine at US national spelling bee
Washington Post report on relatives of Kim Jong Un say couple has achieved American Dream