Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech at the gala concert of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition at the Moscow Conservatory, Russia, July 2, 2015.
'American Moments' features more than 130 photos taken during the 1930s through the '60s by some of the most prominent photographers in the country
A new exhibit at a Washington museum features a collection of photographs offering a rare look at life in the U.S. during the mid-20th century. The photos help tell the story of a transforming America. VOA’s Julie Taboh reports.
While central Europe suffers an unusual heat wave, northern Europe is experiencing one of its coolest summers ever
Homeland Security, FBI issue alerts for public to be vigilant during holiday weekend for possible threats following recent terror attacks, calls for violence by Islamic State
Resolution passes that says Israelis, Palestinians must prosecute alleged crimes; US casts sole dissenting vote
President is on winning side in nearly all close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on health care, gay marriage
Leaders say businessman's comments about Mexicans hurt Republican party with Hispanic voters and could cost them White House
Nguyen Phu Trong, is first Vietnamese Communist leader to visit US, will be arriving shortly after 40th anniversary of end of Vietnam War
A replica of the French warship that brought hope to American colonists battling the British in 1780 is in New York as part of Independence Day celebrations. On Saturday, the Hermione replica will join hundreds of vessels passing the Statue of Liberty for an Independence Day parade. VOA's Deborah Block reports on the ship and its relevance.
People used to buying cheap and unhealthy foods are relearning how to grocery shop by participating in store tours that encourage them to take a healthier approach to buying food, as VOA's Faisa Elmasry reports.
Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has now beaten the previous longest solo piloting record
US Secretary of State John Kerry says teams have been working 'very hard and very diligently all day in order to maximize progress', still work to do
The State Department said the government's decision to push ahead with elections 'exacerbated an already dire situation'
Most recent Labor Department report shows US had net gain of 223,000 jobs in June
Shootings at South Carolina church had stirred fears that fires might have been racially motivated
Korea University professor sees US-Cuba normalization as 'quite an ideological eye-opener' for Pyongyang, a longtime Havana ally
Scientists say media reports of mass killings, school shootings increase incidence of similar events
Settlement in massive 2010 oil drilling blowout in Gulf of Mexico forsees payments of about $1 billion a year over next 18 years
Recommendations include more training so ordinary citizens can deliver CPR and use automated external defibrillator to get the heart started again