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Authorities in Oakland County, Michigan, believe the woman is Pia Farrenkopf, who has not been heard from since 2008
President says a 'clear majority' of Americans are in favor of raising minimum wage to $10.10 per hour
Against backdrop of Russian actions in Ukraine, experts say Russia’s increasing economic, military influence in impoverished former Soviet state can be major strategic gain for Moscow
Aircraft has become one of Boeing's most popular aircraft since it was first built in 1995
Such issues as Iran’s nuclear program, Syria’s civil war and Afghanistan all could be viewed from a different perspective for the United States as a result of this situation
Russia’s invasion of the Crimean Peninsula could have a major impact on U.S. foreign policy regarding such issues as Iran’s nuclear program, Syria’s civil war and Afghanistan. Analysts say NATO also must consider changes to counter Russian troop movements in Ukraine. VOA's Meredith Buel reports.
U.S. State Department says as of Friday, less than one-third of Syria's chemical weapons materials have been moved out of country, and government has missed two intermediate milestones
Several experts disagree, however, on whether those comparisons are accurate
Tibet's exiled spiritual leader tells audience at Washington's National Cathedral that Chinese people need more freedom, less government censorship
While Moscow still claims the troops who have taken control of much of Crimea are local self-defense forces, their activities have drawn comparisons with Nazi Germany's occupation of Poland and Czechoslovakia, and with the U.S. invasion of Iraq. VOA's Kent Klein reports several experts disagree.
The U.S. economy continues to show signs of resilience. Despite severe winter conditions last month, employers added 175,000 jobs, picking up the pace of hiring after two months of sluggish job growth. As Mil Arcega reports for VOA, though, others worry the U.S. labor pool is getting smaller.
New York social welfare group is training doormen about early signs of problem so they can detect and report it
As the world marks International Women's Day March 8, some women say the best way to improve conditions for their sisters, and their families, is through better education in the so-called STEM subjects -- science, technology, engineering and mathematics. VOA's Mariama Diallo reports.
As world marks International Women's Day on March 8, some women say best way to improve conditions for their sisters, and their families, is through better education
President Obama is under fire from Republicans over his handling of the Ukraine crisis
Researchers will try to replicate an aggressive, anti-retroviral protocol provided to an infant, HIV-infected at birth; toddler now test negative with no additional treatments
In states from Tennessee to North Dakota, workers have been adding beet juice to road salt or brine to lower the freezing temperature of ice down further
U.S. lawmakers are exploring ways to combat child sex trafficking, a crime that child safety advocates estimate is affecting several hundred thousand American children each year. U.S. lawmakers are exploring ways to combat child sex trafficking, a crime that child safety advocates estimate is affecting several hundred thousand American children each year. U.S. lawmakers are exploring ways to combat child sex trafficking, a crime that child safety advocates estimate is affecting several hundred thousand American children each year. Pamela Dockins reports.
Labor Department also says unemployment rate edged slightly higher to 6.7 percent, leaving 10.5 million workers unemployed