Dr. Edward Goodman, epidemiologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, listens to a reporters question during a news conference about an Ebola infected patient at his hospital in Dallas, Sept. 30, 2014.
Reports say armed guard for private security firm who got on elevator with president during his visit to CDC in Atlanta ignored orders to stop taking cellphone photos
Random computer selection will happen in May; winners then meet with State Department employees to answer questions
White House meeting comes days after Netanyahu told UN General Assembly that Iran is trying to trick the world into lifting sanctions
It is common in the United States to see tourists flock to sites associated with America's presidents. Some are privately owned and others are run by the National Park Service or the National Archives -- but most have helped draw business and people into the towns and cities where they are located. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, there is one particular presidential hometown that is unique in what it has to offer those who make the trip.
India's prime minister is on his first visit to Washington, to strengthen political and economic ties between the world's oldest and the world biggest democracies. He came to the U.S. capital from New York, the first stop on his five-day visit to the country that denied him an entry visa in the past. From Washington, Zlatica Hoke reports Modi seemed most focused on attracting foreign investment and trade to increase job opportunities for his people.
Inside the former Marine helicopter airframe will be crash test dummies, cameras and accelerometers
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 90th birthday October 1. While not the oldest living president, Carter has set the record for the longest post-presidency of any former occupant of the White House, surpassing Herbert Hoover for the honor in 2012. And he shows no signs of slowing down.
Afghanistan has signed long-delayed security pacts with the United States and NATO to authorize a small international military force in the country after the end of the year. VOA’s Carla Babb has the story.
Over 11 interviews with the former President, VOA's Kane Farabaugh has learned quite a bit about the man and the world
The accomplishments of Carter’s presidency include normalizing relations with China, returning the Panama Canal to Panama and negotiating the Camp David Peace Accords
U.S. lawmakers grilled the head of the Secret Service Tuesday, one day after it was revealed the man who breached White House security nearly two weeks ago not only made it past the front door, but deep inside the executive mansion. VOA’s Aru Pande has more from the White House.
From floods to droughts to powerful storms, more people are impacted by extreme weather as the population increases. In Los Angeles, the Aquarium of the Pacific unveiled a tool to educate the public about extreme weather. Elizabeth Lee has more.
Justice Department says two of the defendants have already pleaded guilty, including one Canadian resident
The Tech-I competition is an annual global competition sponsored by the U.S. State Department in partnership with American Association for the Advancement of Science, to foster innovation and entrepreneurship around the world. More than 500 teams from 61 countries participated in this year’s Tech-I competition. VOA's Hamed Behravan reports.
Dr. Tom Frieden says unidentified male patient is in strict isolation at Texas Heath Presbyterian Hospital, arrived in Dallas from Liberia on Sept. 20
Humanitarian chief says recent Islamic State gains in Aleppo have caused more than 160,000 people to flee to Turkey
You can help choose which projects advance in a global contest funding innovative science and technology projects
New York-based CPJ recognizes journalists from Burma, Iran, Russia, and South Africa for reporting in face of censorship, violence
Swiss drug maker accused of multimillion-dollar scheme, including a $9,750 restaurant dinner for three, to induce doctors to prescribe its drugs