FILE - United States' Michael Phelps swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Center in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Frazier Glenn Cross, longtime white supremacist and Ku Klux Klan member, under arrest in connection with shootings that killed 3 on Sunday
US ambassador to Ukraine discusses crisis in Ukraine, including potential for large-scale violence and roles of Russia and the US, with VOA’s Natasha Mozgovaya
Non-partisan Budget Office says fiscal 2014 deficit would fall to $492 billion from $514 billion estimated in February
Pentagon officials say Russian aircraft made 12 passes over USS Donald Cook in international waters, did not respond to attempts to communicate
Rare celestial show before dawn on Tuesday unfolds as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color from bright orange to blood red to brown
A Helium leak on Falcon 9 prompted Monday's cancellation; the next opportunity for the capsule to fly is 3:25 p.m. (1925 GMT) Friday if the problem is resolved, NASA said in a statement
Speaking at White House prayer breakfast, president says 'nobody should have to worry about their security' while they worship or gather for prayer
Officials stopped race last year, after two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260
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Police Chief John Douglass called it a 'vicious act of violence,' but said more has to be known before it could be labeled a hate crime
‘Russian fiction’ list rebuts, point by point, assertions Russia has made about its professed non-involvement in Ukraine
Watson shot three-under-par (69) in the final round on Sunday
The United States says Russia appears to be employing the same tactics in eastern Ukraine that were used to seize and annex Crimea earlier this year. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the Obama administration says it stands ready to impose new sanctions against Moscow if Ukraine’s sovereignty is violated once again.
After a doggedly cold winter that lasted until a few short weeks ago, visitors and locals alike enjoy idyllic spring weather for cherry blossom season. The trees were a gift from Japan 102 years ago.
How the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) used books, art and paintings to undermine Soviet Russia and win the hearts of Europe's intellectuals
As Russia continues to raise its natural gas prices to Ukraine, some people are looking to American gas as a way to ease Europe's energy dependence on Russia. But, as VOA's Kent Klein reports, it's a solution that's still several years off.
White House says vice president's April 22 visit aims to demonstrate high-level US support for Ukraine
Sports Illustrated Boston Marathon bombings anniversary issue features cover photo of survivors, emergency responders and city officials