FILE - A Border Patrol agent stands on a ranch fence line with children taken into custody, in South Texas brush country north of Laredo, Texas.
US Justice Department report detailing poor law-enforcement practices is expected to be released Wednesday
Some say prime minister's speech, though important, should have been postponed because it undermines historically close relations with United States
For generations, people have dreamed of traveling to Mars to explore Earth's closest planetary neighbor. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports that while space agencies like NASA are planning manned missions to the planet, some volunteers in Hawaii are learning how humans will cope with months in isolation on a Mars base.
A newly published report indicates Iran and the United States have increased their cyber attacks on each other, even as their top diplomats are working toward an agreement to guarantee Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon and to free Iran from international sanctions. The development is part of a growing global trend. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London.
Recycling has become routine in communities around the world. Cans, bottles, old newspapers are collected and repackaged. Unwanted clothes and toys are passed along to families in need. Now, grassroots organizations have set up local networks, to reuse all sorts of items. In these 'gift economies,' neighbors advertise things they don't want, and ask for what they'd like to have, and donors and recipients are brought together. Faiza Elmasry tells us about one of these - the Buy Nothing Project -
ICE investigation of so-called 'birth tourism' targets scheme that allows pregnant foreign women to give birth in the United States
Newly published report indicates two nations have increased cyber attacks on each other, even as their top diplomats work toward nuclear agreement
Buy Nothing Project uses Internet power and some inspired grassroots organizations that are willing to set up local networks to help reuse all sorts of items
Vote would likely end legislative confrontation over funding for agency that spearheads domestic counterterrorism operations
Former Army Gen. David Petraeus pleads guilty in federal court to charge of unauthorized removal, retention of classified information, Justice Department says
Moscow granted former US spy agency contractor asylum in 2013, straining already tense ties with Washington
White House says first lady's initiative aims to reduce number of girls worldwide who do not attend school
Likely 2016 US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used personal account to conduct official business as secretary of state, New York Times reports
Benjamin Netanyahu says in speech to US Congress he fears international sanctions will be eased without ironclad safeguards to deny Tehran a nuclear bomb; US administration disagrees
US secretary of state to try to reassure Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members about Iran nuclear deal
Wendy Sherman said historical issues such as comfort women were major obstacles to progress in relations between Seoul, Beijing and Tokyo
Netanyahu told a pro-Israeli group in Washington that the US and Israel agree on the need to keep Iran from getting nuclear weapons
But, in interview with Reuters president also cautions it will take more time to fully establish normal relations with Cuba after more than a half-century rupture