U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visit the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, with Washington Monument in the background April 27, 2015.
The rioting began shortly after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died from injuries sustained while in police custody earlier this month
In a sign of how much U.S.-Iranian relations have thawed as negotiations over Iran’s nuclear file progress, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Iran’s Foreign Minister Javid Zarif Monday at the New York residence of Tehran’s U.N. ambassador. VOA’s United Nations correspondent Margaret Besheer has more.
Violent street protests erupted Monday in Baltimore, Maryland after the funeral of a black man who died from an injury sustained while in police custody earlier this month. Smita Nordwall has this report.
Lawyers will argue over whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and if states should recognize such marriages performed elsewhere
Kerry met with Iranian FM Zarif; The two are in New York for the annual review conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Washington and Pyongyang have been at odds over the resumption of nuclear talks
Prosecutor says psychiatric exams found James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted mass murder that left 12 dead at 'Batman' premiere nearly three years ago
Trip to Sri Lanka follows years of strained relations between Washington and the country's previous government
Other lawmakers call these amendments 'poison pills,' which could derail bipartisan support for the legislation
Choppers transport some of more than 100 mountaineers trapped after deadly quake, avalanches
Pentagon says it is responding to call for aid to Nepal by sending about 130 people, including two urban rescue crews
Michelle Obama's office says first lady chose what has been dubbed 'Kailua Blue' to distinguish her family's china from others used on more recent state services
Nations say new guidelines will be 'cornerstone for peace and security' in Asia-Pacific region while also serving as 'platform for a more stable international security environment'
Bill before Senate would block Obama from waiving congressional sanctions for at least 30 days while lawmakers weigh in
Street clashes erupted Monday just hours after funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who died from a mysterious spinal injury sustained while in police custody earlier this month
Senior US and Japanese officials will unveil updated defense guidelines reflecting Japan’s greater role in its own defense
Foreign contributions to entity threatening to become political problem in early days of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign