A Canadian customs building is seen from the United States Border Station Port of Willow Creek on the international border in Montana, United States, Nov. 20, 2015.
France is intensifying its attacks on Islamic State targets in Syria in the aftermath of the deadly Paris attacks that killed at least 130 people
In the past week, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Macedonia have all announced new restrictions on who can pass through their countries
The 2015 Capitol Christmas tree, also known as the People’s Tree, arrived last Friday, marking the beginning of the holiday season on Capitol Hill. VOA’s Yang Chen and Adrianna Zhang have more.
Gains for Republican presidential candidate, 44, coming from voters over age of 50, and most from those older than 65, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling
Number of priests in Africa climbs as number in US plummets, leading Church to bring in clergy from countries such as Kenya
It is the first such honor for a once ubiquitous, now fast-disappearing feature of the American landscape
No specific, credible terrorist threat to US, but law enforcement on high alert ahead of Thanksgiving, Black Friday
Department's deputy secretary says US governors opposed to accepting Syrians are basing decisions on unfounded fears
American leader looks to increase ongoing efforts to destroy terror group; French president calls for 'implacable joint response' with US
Burden of ramping up anti-Islamic State resources expected to fall on US, according to anonymous official
There are more than 6,500 foreign-born Catholic priests in the United States. Many are from Africa, where the pope is visiting this week. VOA's Carolyn Presutti has the story.
Proposals for new rules submitted to Federal Aviation Administration before estimated 700,000 new unmanned aircraft could be sold in time for holiday season
Air Force Reserve Maj. Bradley Podliska said in complaint filed in federal court that Rep. Trey Gowdy made false statements about him after Podliska sued committee last month
The U.S. Army in South Korea confirmed the crash, saying the cause of the accident was under investigation
Washington says four current and former officials have contributed to ongoing turmoil in central African country
Retailers trying to remain competitive with Amazon, offer their customers the near-instant delivery services, face challenges managing the logistics and cost
Decline comes after strong growth in home-buying for much of 2015, bolstered by steady job gains and low mortgage rates
$160-billion stock deal, expected to be completed by second half of 2016, will push combined companies past Switzerland's Novartis
While human residents of several US midwestern states struggled with early winter weather, zoo bear got little taste of its natural habitat in Arctic