Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden and Slovenian President Borut Pahor (L-R) pose for a picture before Brdo-Brijuni Process Leaders' Meeting at Presidental office in Zagreb, Croatia, Nov. 25, 2015.
As Americans take to the highways, skies and rails for their Thanksgiving holiday travel, most say that safety is something that concerns them. VOA’s Adrianna Zhang reports.
Now living in Qatar, Ahmed Mohamed's family is suing the Irving school district for $15 million and an apology
Festival held in Phnom Penh, runs Dec. 4-10 and is screening 130 films from 34 countries
Tensions ran high overnight in the Midwest city of Chicago as protesters reacted to release of a police video. The video shows a veteran white police officer shooting a black teenager. VOA's Carolyn Presutti reports from Chicago
France has recently intensified its bombing of Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in aftermath of terror attacks in Paris that killed 130
Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder over October 20, 2014, shooting that killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald
President Obama awarded 17 distinguished individuals with the nation’s highest civilian honor Tuesday. The honorees included athletes and musicians, politicians and protestors. VOA’s Katherine Gypson has more from the White House.
Less than two weeks after terrorists opened fire in a deadly attack in Paris, U.S. President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande pledged unity in the fight against the Islamic State militant group, which claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 130 people. But as VOA correspondent Aru Pande reports, Tuesday’s talks at the White House also covered the downing of a Russian jet over Turkey.
17 people, from politicians to activists to entertainers, receive highest U.S. civilian award Tuesday
Transportation Secretary pushes to be ‘vigilant on the safety front’ without being ‘skittish about innovations’
As companies work to expand data-scrambling capabilities to shield information from prying eyes, police look for ways around it
Authorities appeal for calm after release of video showing officer continuing to shoot teen after he falls to ground
City in Iraq's north sustained heavy destruction during both the Islamic State's original attack and the battle for its liberation
Kurdish forces backed by US air strikes liberated the city of Sinjar in Iraq from the Islamic State terrorist group earlier this month, and now are looking for help with reconstruction in the region. And the Yazidi population — a religious minority in Iraq's Kurdish region — is upset that nearly 3,000 Yazidi women and children kidnapped by the IS militants are still in captivity. VOA’s Kawa Omar reports, and Bronwyn Benito narrates his report.
President welcomed his French counterpart to the White House for talks on how best to fight Islamic State militants in the wake of the deadly jihadist attacks on Paris.
Distinction of being a national master belongs to less than 2 percent of US Chess Federation members and it's a rarity among children
Abid Naseer was convicted earlier this year of providing support to al-Qaida, conspiring to provide material support to al-Qaida and conspiring to use destructive device
Nielsen Music says Adele will almost certainly break one-week record for album sales, set by 'NSYNC in 2000 with 2.4 million for "No Strings Attached"
Border agents, some residents say they are concerned about Ottawa's plan to bring in 25,000 Syrians by year-end, even though the government there insists its screening will be thorough