In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Illinois.
Dr. Nikita Levy allegedly recorded images of thousands of patients with pen-like camera as he gave them pelvic exams at Maryland's Johns Hopkins Hospital
Azamat Tazhayakov, foreign student from Kazakhstan, was found guilty of conspiracy and obstruction of justice in 2013 attack
Downey, 49, earned $75 million, mostly from 'Iron Man 3,' making him best paid actor for second consecutive year, according to Forbes
New ambassadors from around globe meet with President Obama at White House in elaborate protocol conveying accreditation
African-Americans bear the brunt of the HIV crisis in the United States. They are more frequently diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and more likely to die from this disease than any other racial or ethnic group in the country. There are many reasons, but as VOA's Carol Pearson reports, stigma is a major factor.
Separatist leader Aleksander Borodai handed over two boxes from downed airliner in Donetsk in early hours of Tuesday
Latest diplomatic push comes as Israeli warplanes struck more than 50 targets, including a high-rise tower in Gaza City
Aside from employees working directly for government, president’s orders will impact 24,000 companies that employ 28 million workers, or about 1/5 of US workforce
Vic Atiyeh, the son of a Syrian immigrant, was America's first Arab-American governor as well as the state's last Republican leader
Carlton Complex fire has raged unchecked for nearly a week, destroying more than 80 homes, charring swath of wilderness east of Cascade Mountains
McDonald’s, Yum! brands say they have stopped using products supplied by a local meat processor after reports of food safety concerns
US Navy plays down intelligence risk associated with proximity of Chinese vessel; similar ship monitored multi-national naval exercise two years ago
Israeli tanks shell militant targets in Gaza Strip Monday; Palestinian woman dies in airstrike after the bloodiest day of a nearly two-week military offensive
Lab brings together top scientists and engineers to provide them with tools, funding, and space to create next breakthrough in energy storage
In 2012, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science awarded a $120 million grant to a new technology center focused on battery development - headquartered at Argonne National Laboratory in suburban Chicago, Illinois. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, there scientists are making the next technological breakthroughs in energy storage.
US top diplomat calls on Palestinian group to be ‘part of solution’ in current crisis; points finger at pro-Russia rebels, their Moscow supporters over downing of MH17
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and pinning blame for the escalating conflict on the Palestinian Islamist group. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington, Kerry also blamed Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine for Thursday’s downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet.
Garner, who received the highest honor of the Screen Actors Guild in 2004, found dead from natural causes at his Los Angeles home, according to police
Emergency officials say massive wildfire in Washington state is growing unchecked, spreading in new directions, pushed by powerful, erratic winds