Presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to protesters as he leaves the World Trade Bridge border crossing in Laredo, Texas, July 23, 2015.
At issue are assurances Cruz claimed McConnell had given that there was no deal to allow a vote to renew federal Export-Import Bank
Senate legislation would require likes of Twitter, Facebook to alert law enforcement when sites spot terrorist activity on their networks
Peshmerga fighters have emerged as one of the most capable forces battling IS militants
Shortly after the election Barack Obama, two-thirds of Americans thought the country's race relations were 'generally good'
American leader greeted on tarmac by Kenyan President Kenyatta on his first visit to his ancestral homeland while serving as president of the United States
Spokesperson says department has been asked to open probe into possible compromise of classified information when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state
AU officials applauded Obama’s signing last month of a 10-year extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Donald Trump's offensive remarks about some Mexican immigrants have sparked outrage in the Hispanic and Latino community. But during a visit to the southern U.S. border in Texas Thursday, the New York real estate tycoon and Republican presidential hopeful said news media have misinterpreted his statements, which he said were targeting illegal immigration. Zlatica Hoke has more.
Local officials are seeking more information about suspect John Russel Houser, 59, described as 'kind of a drifter'; suspect killed two and injured nine others before killing himself
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry mounted a strong defense of the international deal to curb Iran's nuclear weapons during a contentious Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Thursday. Kerry came under attack from a number of Republican senators who said he had been "fleeced" and "bamboozled" by Iran.VOA's Cindy Saine reports.
US military's report finds 'deficiencies in protocols' for handling samples; spores, however, posed no risk to public
President Barack Obama will highlight the importance of boosting U.S. investment in Africa during his trip to Kenya. U.S. officials say nearly half of all jobs created in Africa are from small businesses, many owned by women. VOA's Aru Pande talks to a Rwandan handicraft exporter who has transformed the lives of thousands of women with the help of the United States.
Asked for evidence of his claim that Mexico sends criminals across the US border, he says he has it but offers no specifics
Cities and towns in Southern California are greeting thousands of athletes who are arriving for Special Olympics, a competition for people with intellectual disabilities. The games will run from July 25th through August 2nd. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports from Pasadena, California, where athletes from Namibia, Singapore and Tanzania got a rousing welcome from local residents.
Boost coincides with Brand USA's culinary initiative to make food one of country's main selling points, including creation of guides for top culinary destinations
Southern California towns welcome 6,500 athletes for events that kick off Friday in Los Angeles, games will run from July 25 through August 2
Texas senator and activists debate merits of deal in spirited but ultimately cordial exchange
Details of autopsy on 28-year-old Sandra Bland, who was found dead in her cell, did not indicate a struggle consistent with homicide
Defense lawyers will now try to show why the life of James Holmes should be spared