FILE - Farm manager Clayton Coffin of Great Bay Aquaculture, a New Hampshire-based fish-farming company, is helping retrain commercial fishermen to become fish farmers.
President Obama has said he wants to welcome at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the 2016 fiscal year
Objective is 'to discourage the flow of people seeking to reach the United States,' Ecuador's deputy foreign minister says
Secret Service catches Joseph Caputo immediately but doesn't divulge his age, hometown or motivation
Legendary American-style football player Frank Gifford suffered degenerative disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Away from parents, above the crowd, enjoying total freedom -- having a tree house can be every little kid’s dream. It can be anything from a few carefully-balanced boards to a specially constructed arboreal retreat. Workshops aimed at teaching people how to build tree houses have become widely popular in America in recent years. VOA’s Enming Liu and Lin Yang uncovered the luxury treetop dreams of participants at one such workshop in Pennsylvania.
VOA garnered opinions from several people soon after November 13 Paris attacks, which colored many of their thoughts
Workshops aimed at teaching people how to build tree houses have become widely popular in America in recent years
Protesters rallied in downtown Chicago, following the release of video that showed officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014
In Thanksgiving message, president compares refugees to pilgrims who fled persecution nearly 400 years ago and arrived in America
Any state that refuses to comply would be in violation of the law and 'could be subject to enforcement action'
Retail chains open doors to try to lure shoppers ahead of Black Friday; in New York, 3 million-plus turn out for annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Previously US military dogs could be retired overseas, which made them civilians and thus ineligible for military transport home to the US
Syrian immigrants in the United States are concerned about the negative tide of public opinion and the politicians who want to block a U.S. plan to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees. Zlatica Hoke reports many Americans are fighting to dispel suspicions linking refugees to terrorists.
Suggestions include making it illegal to travel to designated areas like those under control of Islamic State
John Milleker uses same tricks of the trade that made 19th-century American photographer William Mumler's ghostly photos possible
One midwestern U.S. city accustomed to taking in thousands of refugees from all over the world may be changing its policies. Following the Paris terror attacks, the governor of Indiana closed the door to Syrian refugees. As VOA's Carolyn Presutti reports from Fort Wayne, it's now a city divided between hospitality and safety.
In the 1860s and '70s, American photographer William Mumler figured out how to take photos in which ghostly images would appear in the background. Today, Baltimore photographer John Milleker uses the same tricks of the trade that made those old photos of "spirits" possible. VOA’s Deborah Block reports.
International Rescue Committee in New York helps youths prepare for a public school education
Transition to new country is tough for many, who have lived in 'culture of distrust for a long time'