FILE - Cuban Yasmany Tomas is seen hitting a run home run.
Navinder Singh Sarao accused of executing a scheme that contributed to a 'flash crash,' a 600-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrials in May 2010
Former players of US National Football League suffering from years of hard hits to head could each receive up to $5M, after federal judge OKs settlement deal
Korean language study is quickly growing in popularity across the United States. The Modern Language Association finds that college enrollments in Korean increased by almost 45 percent between 2009 and 2013. This is happening at a time when total language enrollments have fallen. Correspondent Elizabeth Lee explains the reasons behind this phenomenon.
Museum backed by evangelical Christian who owns one of world’s largest private collections of biblical artifacts and manuscripts
Agriculture experts say farm exports to communist nation could more than triple in next 5 years to $1B, support many new US jobs - if some obstacles cleared
Morale of foreign women a concern for IS as it tries to attract females from abroad to marry Islamist fighters, populate territory it holds
Iran's supreme leader has suggested Tehran would never grant weapons inspectors access to military sites
Bill now goes to full Senate, where furious debate is expected; Trade Promotion Authority viewed as critical for approving Trans-Pacific Partnership involving US, 11 other nations
Hillary Clinton may not have any rivals for Democratic presidential nomination as yet, but she is getting plenty of fire from eager Republican hopefuls
The Obama administration's opening toward Cuba is giving U.S. companies hope they'll be able to do business in Cuba despite the continuation of the U.S. economic embargo against the communist nation. Some American companies have been able to export some products to Cuba, but the recent lifting of Cuba's terrorism designation could relax other restrictions. As VOA's Daniela Schrier reports, corporate heavy hitters are lining up to head across the Florida Straits - though experts urge caution.
Washington is the center of American political power and also home to some of the nation’s most visited museums. A new one that will showcase the Bible has skeptics questioning the motives of its conservative Christian funders. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky reports.
Environmentalists blame neonicotinoids for decline of wild bees, honeybees in US, Europe; EU imposed two-year ban on the chemicals in December 2013
Advocates hope jail time for teachers convicted of changing students' answers on tests will deter those tempted to cheat in the future
President travels to Everglades National Park in Florida with a message to American people
EXCLUSIVE: Hardships of starting new life in US spur critical allies in America's longest war to return to home despite the near certain risk of death
Blistering report by VA inspector general last week finds litany of problems in Philadelphia; VA's Allison Hickey agrees there are problems, but it's 'not a reflection" of work of VA
Washington leaves door open to Pyongyang six years after North Koreans walked out of six-party talks
Bishop Robert Finn is highest-ranking Catholic official in US to be convicted in connection with suspected case of child abuse involving member of clergy