A boat paddle is shown on the bottom of the nearly dry Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California January 21, 2014.
Delegation began three days of meetings Monday, hoping to find potential business partners, while urging Congress to lift embargo on trade with the island
Obama speaks out on negotiations to contain Iran’s nuclear program, day before Israeli PM Netanyahu speaks on the issue before US Congress
Billionaire philanthropist keep his spot as world's richest man, a rank he has held for 16 of the past 21 years, Forbes magazine said Monday
White House concerned that Tuesday’s address could reveal sensitive details of tentative nuclear deal with Iran, damaging ongoing negotiations
Masoud Shafii has been attempting to secure official recognition as Rezaian’s attorney, but is not allowed to see his client in prison
At final pre-trial hearing, lawyers for suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, prosecutors disagree on whether vessel where he hid from police can be shown to jurors
President Nicolas Maduro claimed Saturday that Venezuela has detained American spies
On eve of controversial speech to US Congress, Israeli PM knows halls of political power in America as well as many home-bred US politicos
Ankara says toppling Syria's Assad is as important as battling IS militants; Washington says objective is solely to battle Islamist group
Islamist group relies heavily on social media to coordinate, communicate, yet those networks have removed content, suspended accounts that post gruesome content
Even if prosecutors succeed in persuading a Boston jury of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's guilt, a death sentence is far from assured
Plaintiffs filed antitrust class action lawsuit in 2011 alleging that Apple Inc, Google Inc, Intel Corp and Adobe Systems Inc conspired to hold down worker salaries, opportunities
Secretary of State says UN body's heavy focus on Israel’s human rights records 'risks undermining the credibility of the entire organization'
FDA links inadequate cleaning of medical device to exposure of 179 patients to drug-resistant bacteria at California medical center
Secretary Kerry says United States has no intelligence on who might be responsible for murder of Nemtsov, but he calls for 'thorough, transparent, real investigation'
Israeli PM spoke at policy meeting for the pro-Israeli lobby American Israeli Public Affairs Committee
US diplomat spoke Monday in Geneva before UN Human Rights Council, following talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
South Korea's Yonhap news agency quotes officials as saying the missiles fell into the East Sea 490 kilometers from the North Korean port city of Nampo
An increasingly-strained relationship between the Obama administration and Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu will be on display this week, as the prime minister visits Washington to address a joint meeting of Congress. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Netanyahu will decry a potential accord on Iran’s nuclear program in a speech organized by House Speaker John Boehner, without White House consultation, sparking controversy in Washington and Jerusalem.