Jonathan Blackman, left, an attorney representing Argentina in their ongoing debt issues, leaves the Federal court in New York, Sept. 29, 2014.
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State Department says conflict threatens to create a famine and more than two million people are already facing crisis levels of food insecurity
Man who breached security this month made his way farther into the building than previously disclosed, a Republican congressman said on Monday
Protesters angered by Beijing's decision to only approve candidates that it sanctions for Hong Kong's leadership elections in 2017
Earlier, president said US underestimated rise of extremist group, particularly in Syria
President Obama says airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria will likely continue for some time because, in his words, "there is a cancer that has grown for too long." So what if President Obama had acted sooner in Syria to arm more-moderate opponents of both the Islamic State and the Syrian government? VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from the United Nations.
The law requires students on university campuses to have clear consent before engaging in sexual activity and sets requirements for sexual assault investigations
Judge, in rejecting US bid to dismiss lawsuit, says the case involved 'complex financial and economic issues' that deserved analysis
On Sunday prime minister received an enthusiastic welcome from thousands of Indian-Americans in New York’s Madison Square Garden
The two countries will practice boat raids, beach landings, live fire exercises and armored maneuvers
'We are tired of war and our message is a message of peace, but it should not be considered our weakness,' new leader says in inaugural address
PM’s appearance before thousands of Indian Americans comes before White House meetings with President Barack Obama Monday and Tuesday
Officials say the patient will be admitted to the NIH Clinical Center for observation and to enroll in clinical study
John Boehner acknowledges president’s prerogative to order military strikes against Islamic State militants but says effort should have legislative backing
Europe retains trophy, easily defeating US team in Scotland for its eighth victory in last 10 times in biennial event
As wave after wave of U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State militants, the speaker of the Republican-controlled House of Representatives says he would be willing to call Congress back into session to debate a formal, broad authorization for the use of military force. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington, where legislators left town 10 days ago for a seven-week recess.
Conversely, US overestimated Iraqi army's ability of to fight militant groups, president acknowledges in CBS interview
President refers to widespread mistrust of law enforcement exposed after the fatal police shooting last month of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri
In Russian TV interview, FM Sergei Lavrov blames US for strained ties but sidesteps Ukraine crisis, accusations of Russia's role in it