Another Record for Peyton Manning – Monday, Oct. 20
Iranian-born US comedy club chain founder Jamie Masada scoured the globe for best comics, ten of whom will perform in semi-finals Monday
Two ethnic Somalis, one girl from Sudan living in Denver had gone missing last Friday; not clear where they were heading when apprehended in Frankfurt
Official says it’s unrealistic to expect every hospital in US to be able to care for Ebola patients but calls for increased vigilance
People around the United States and in dozens of other countries took part in the earthquake drill called the Great ShakeOut on Thursday. Mike O'Sullivan reports that the event, which is now in its seventh year, teaches them what to do when a real earthquake strikes.
VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the Director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci, spoke one day after President Barack Obama warned against mass-panic over the disease.
Simulated 6.7-magnitude earthquake was the same strength as the deadly quake that shook the Los Angeles suburb of Northridge 20 years ago
In 2013, administration deported 240,000 undocumented immigrants, many leaving behind children born in US; Nora Sandigo has helped nearly 1,000 of them
Court ruling, released early Saturday, was unsigned and contained no reasoning
Kobani, also known as Ayn al-Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
The United States and other Western nations have expressed alarm about their citizens joining Islamic State forces in Syria and Iraq. In a rare counterpoint to the phenomenon, an American has taken up arms with the militants' Syrian Kurdish opponents. Elizabeth Arrott has more in this exclusive profile by VOA Kurdish reporter Zana Omer in Ras al Ayn, Syria.
Secretary of State hosts Chinese official at his home in Boston, trying to warm US-China relations ahead of next month's summit in Beijing
Researcher says converting Latinas see Islam as positive; 'Koran becomes this guidebook that tells you exactly what to wear, what to eat, how to wash, how to behave, when to pray”
U.S. congressional midterm elections will be held on November 4th and most political analysts give Republicans an excellent chance to win a majority in the U.S. Senate, which Democrats now control. So what are the issues driving voters in this congressional election year? VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone traveled to North Carolina, one of the most politically competitive states in the country, to find out.
Last year, the Obama administration deported 240,000 undocumented immigrants who didn’t have a criminal record. That’s up more than 20,000 from 2012, according to Pew Research. Many of those deported left behind children who are U.S. citizens because they were born here. So who takes in these children? VOA's Carolyn Presutti introduces us to one Florida woman who is taking charge of hundreds.
Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion. According to the Pew Research Center, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino. And a little more than half of new converts are female. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti travelled to Miami, Florida -- where two out of every three residents is Hispanic -- to learn more.
Once three cases of Ebola were diagnosed in the US - a Liberian man died of the disease, two of his caregivers contracted the disease -- fears reached a crescendo
Two U.S. nurses who treated a Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola have contracted the disease. Both were moved from the Dallas hospital where they caught the virus and are now being treated at special biohazard treatment centers in Maryland and Georgia. VOA's Carol Pearson reports on precautions, concerns and fears about Ebola in the U.S.
Preeminent swing state in recent elections could decide which party controls the Senate
Janet Yellen, in an address on economic opportunity, said trends in recent decades show US income, opportunity gap is approaching its widest point in nearly a century