California Governor Jerry Brown, left, and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne, pose for photos next to a mural by Mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros before a press conference at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City, July 28, 2014.
Patrick Sawyer boarded a flight in Liberia, had a layover in Ghana, and changed planes in Togo for a flight to Nigeria, where he died on Friday from Ebola virus
North Korean ship Chong Chon Gang was detained a year ago carrying arms, including two MiG-21 jet fighters, under thousands of tons of sugar
Argentina says it will make another effort to reach a deal with a group of US creditors
IG report finds multiple databases maintained by US government missing information
Supporters of bipartisan bill say US needs to fight back more effectively in the war of information, opponents fear it will undermine journalistic integrity
U.S. President Barack Obama says the future stability of the world depends on African nations' prosperity and self-reliance. Obama made the comment Monday to a group of 500 young people attending the first Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. As VOA's Mariama Diallo reports, the aspiring young African leaders have just finished a six-week program of academic study at 20 institutions across the United States.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says countries that undermine religious freedoms ultimately threaten their own security. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports on the annual U.S. report on international religious freedom.
Inaccurate claims suggest US will give amnesty to young migrants
False rumors in Central America are fueling the current surge of undocumented young people being apprehended at the U.S. border. The inaccurate claims suggest the U.S. will give amnesty to young migrants from the region. As VOA's Brian Padden reports from Honduras, these rumors trace back to President Obama's 2012 executive order to halt deportations for some young undocumented immigrants already living in the United States.
First Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders comes ahead of US-Africa Leaders' Summit that will be attended by about 50 African leaders next week
Programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to journalists anonymously, two rights groups say
Radiation experts do not believe there is cause for alarm on American shores, but some coastal residents are stepping forward to pay for seawater testing just to be sure
Biosecurity lapses at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention led to mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens
After six weeks spent sharpening their business skills, some participants have chosen to stay in US even longer and take part in internships with organizations across country
Military officer at armistice event accuses US of fomenting tensions
HelpAge presents nearly 300,000 signatures calling for UN Treaty
DC may appeal judge’s decision overturning prohibition on handguns
After food safety scandal, OSI to set up quality control center in Shanghai
Israeli airstrike hit a building housing several media companies in central Gaza city, including Al-Aqsa TV and Al-Aqsa Radio, early Tuesday