Volunteers retrieve clothing and other household items at a home destroyed by a tornado, across the street from the Plaza Towers elementary school in Moore, Oklahoma, May 22, 2013.
Former chief military prosecutor at Guantanamo delivers petition to White House with more than 370,000 signatures, demanding facility be closed down immediately
Tempers are flaring in Washington over concerns and allegations some of the biggest U.S. companies are striking deals with other countries to avoid paying taxes. On Tuesday, lawmakers put one of the best known U.S. companies - Apple - in the spotlight. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more.
The United States will account for a third of new oil supplies over the next five years, and will become energy self-sufficient in 20 years, according to a new report by the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA). Although U.S. oil imports from Arab Gulf countries increased last year, analysts predict the U.S. will lose its dependence on Middle East imports, which is expected to have a huge impact on international relations and the balance of power. VOA's Henry Ridgewell reports.
China's prime minister has arrived in Pakistan where he is seeking to strengthen cooperative ties between the two countries. Trade between China and Pakistan hit $12 billion last year and both sides want to raise that to $15 billion in the next two to three years.
Officials say Ibragim Todashev was fatally shot after attacking agent
New report says America will become energy self-sufficient in 20 years
Efforts are underway to help Oklahoma citizens struck by a massive tornado Monday. The deadly tornado spread across an area more than three kilometers wide and close to 30 kilometers long in central Oklahoma, leaving behind a trail of death and destruction. Zlatica Hoke reports.
President plans to meet with survivors of Monday's storm, as well as first responders who rescued as many as 100 children and adults
US secretary of state is in Jordan for meeting with Friends of Syria group, top diplomats, in joint push with Russia to end Syria's civil war
Judiciary Committee votes to send it to entire Senate for debate
VOA correspondent Greg Flakus describes devastation in Moore, Oklahoma
Microsoft says its third-generation console, coming eight years after Xbox 360, is an 'ultimate all-in-one entertainment system'
New York Yankees and English Premier League football club Manchester City launch New York City Football Club for 2015
Region susceptible to tornadoes when cold, dry air moving south from Canada meets warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico
As emergency workers sift through wreckage, survivors tell experiences after tornado destroyed neighborhoods, homes, businesses, schools
President promises urgent government response to people in Moore, Oklahoma, where severe weather left dozens of people dead
Court says federal government is not required to release photos taken of al-Qaida leader after he was killed by special forces
Douglas Shulman 'dismayed and saddened' to learn that conservative groups were targeted for special scrutiny
The deadly tornado that ripped through the midwestern state of Oklahoma on Monday left entire neighborhoods flattened, homes, businesses and schools destroyed. As emergency workers sift through the wreckage Tuesday, survivors are sharing their experiences. VOA's Jeff Custer has more.