Some of February's U.S. employment gains came in the construction sector. Here, workers build a composite-block wall at a project in Texas. (Photo provided courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Bautex Systems)
Officials say 23-year-old man arrested in week-long crackdown on cybercrime
Police raid home of Kim Ki-jong, focus on possible ties to North Korea after stabbing that left US Ambassador Mark Lippert with 80 stitches
A new wintry blast has hit more than 20 states in the U.S. Midwest and Mid-Atlantic region, adding more snow to the piles from previous storms. Tired of shoveling snow, breaking the ice and dealing with accidents, flight delays and property damage, most Americans hope this is the last bout of cold for the season. Zlatica Hoke reports.
Hollywood's 'Indiana Jones' suffered gashes to his head after crash landing on California golf course
Idyll shattered February 10, when three Muslim university students living in Chapel Hill were gunned down by a neighbor
Egan won praise for his spiritual leadership of the city's Catholics in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
Free-trade skeptics say some nations manipulate currency values to give exports unfair price advantage
The Obama administration is working hard to make new trade deals, such as the Trans Pacific Partnership with 11 Pacific nations. But getting those deals signed by trading partners and approved in Congress will mean resolving many differences, including one over how nations manage their currencies. VOA's Jim Randle reports.
Standoff over Homeland Security funding exposes philosophical, tactical problems within party
The killings of three Muslim students in North Carolina early last month came as Muslims across the United States have felt under siege, partly as a result of terrorist attacks being committed internationally in the name of their faith. But Muslims have long thrived in university cities in this part of the American South. VOA's Jerome Socolovsky reports.
Since the 1950’s, the U.S. beer industry has been dominated by a handful of huge breweries. But in recent years, the rapid rise of small craft breweries has changed the American market and, arguably, the way people drink beer. VOA’s Jeff Custer reports.
Lippert, treated for gash on his face, damage to tendons and nerves in his arm, later tweets he and his family are deeply moved by outpouring of support
Defense Undersecretary says he plans to add cybersecurity to next phase of 'better buying power' initiative; and be included in guidelines for buying weapons
Thousands of people will gather to mark the 50th anniversary of a historic civil rights march on March 7th in Selma, Alabama. In 1965, dozens of people were seriously injured during the event known as “Bloody Sunday,” after police attacked African-American demonstrators demanding voting rights. VOA’s Chris Simkins introduces us to some civil rights pioneers who are still fighting for voting rights in Alabama more than 50 years later.
Announcement comes day after US Justice Department announced it would not bring civil rights charges against officer Darren Wilson
Thousands of flights canceled, hundreds of drivers stranded and schools closed as snowstorm slammed large swath of states from Texas to New England
Latest in the trend was a 17-year-old Woodbridge, Virginia boy, believed to have used online contacts to arrange travel for a man to go to Syria to join Islamic State, who is now in custody
A new report by Freedom House and the Atlantic Council of the United States says the human rights situation in Crimea has deteriorated since the peninsula was annexed by Russia in March of last year. The report says the new authorities in Crimea are discriminating against minorities, suppressing freedom of expression, and forcing residents to assume Russian citizenship or leave. Zlatica Hoke has more.
Foul winter weather may have fueled furloughs for 7,000 more who sought unemployment aid