FILE - A case worker offers advice to job seekers at a San Francisco employment center.
Walmart hopes to win back customers, help US vendors put their plants back to work
It is the first time since 1971 a chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has visited Vietnam
Embattled Shi’ite leader ends legal challenge to replacement's nomination
Effort necessary despite Beijing's behavior in South China Sea, says US top diplomat wrapping up eight-day Asia trip
Company that produced serum used on American missionaries says it will increase production as other groups join work on vaccines, treatments
The World Health Organization has approved the use of experimental drugs for people who have Ebola, a virus that already has claimed more than 1,000 lives in western Africa. VOA's Carol Pearson looks at possible treatments and vaccines for those with the disease.
Taking over 30 years to build - it is considered one of biggest engineering feats of 20th century
The Panama Canal turns 100 this week. Officially opened in 1914, the 77-kilometer channel joins the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the isthmus of Panama. It made the world smaller, creating a shortcut for cargo ships that ply their trade from east and west. But 100 years later the canal is straining from the demands of expanding global trade. And as Mil Arcega reports, it may also be facing some serious competition as it navigates the next 100 years.
US Treasury Department rules that business entities, even partly owned by individuals sanctioned by Washington, can now be blacklisted
They may or may not hug, but president and former secretary of state rubbing shoulders on Wednesday at a party on Martha's Vineyard
Clinton steps up criticism of Obama’s foreign policy - yet another sign of an impending campaign for the White House in 2016
On anniversary of her husband's kidnapping, wife of Warren Weinstein urges US and Pakistan to redouble efforts to bring him home safely
VOA's Kane Farabaugh recalls trying to interview 'the planet’s funniest man' during a 2002 USO tour in Afghanistan
Racial tensions remain high in a suburb outside Saint Louis, Missouri days after an unarmed black teenager was shot to death, allegedly by a white police officer. Civil rights leaders and President Barack Obama are calling for calm. As VOA’s Chris Simkins reports, federal authorities are investigating other recent altercations between African Americans and police.
St. Louis suburb of Ferguson has been hotbed of racial tension since Aug. 9 when 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer
Deal, which includes anger management course and $50,000 charitable contribution, allows pop star to avoid possible DUI conviction
Lights of New York's theater district will dim Wednesday to pay tribute to Williams
Russia recently granted former US intelligence worker, who is wanted on espionage charges, a three-year residency permit