Two New Orleans area women started a small business seven years ago with one thing in mind: to help their neighbors relieve the stress of coping with a hurricane's aftermath. Today their business, which pairs painting and a little bit of wine, has become one of the fastest growing franchises across the U.S. VOA’s June Soh met the entrepreneurs at their newest franchise location in the Washington suburbs.
A small bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for Congress to debate and vote on whether or not to authorize expansion of US military operations
Dowsing consists of scanning ground holding a Y or L-shaped twig or rod, or even a pendulum
As costs rise with intensified activity, Rear Admiral John Kirby says Pentagon is drawing up options for president for possible strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria
Last week, Obama authorized air surveillance on Islamist fighters in Syria
Judge rules any alleged violations would have occurred under jurisdiction of companies' South African offices
President Barack Obama says he has no strategy yet on how to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria and will send Secretary of State John Kerry to the region to build a coalition. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.
Ahmad Ibrahim al-Ahmad accused of supplying bomb components from 2005 to 2010 to an Iraqi insurgent group
Plaintiffs seek $40M in federal suit that alleges local police used excessive force, assaulted and unlawfully detained demonstrators after Michael Brown's death
President Obama says 'the good news is, we've started to make some progress'
As many as 100 Americans, 900 Europeans thought to have traveled to Iraq and Syria to join groups like the Islamic State
Iranian state broadcasts allowed to air on European satellites for additional six months
Grand juries are among the most mysterious and secretive of US judicial institutions, little understood by most Americans, much less foreigners
Financial institution disclosed investigation after FBI said Wednesday it was investigating media reports that several US financial companies have been victims of recent attacks
Widespread infestation by Asian insect called psyllid again highlights danger of transferring non-native species to American soil officials say
Florida's citrus fruit industry is facing a serious threat from a bacteria carried by the Asian insect called psyllid. The widespread infestation again highlights the danger of transferring non-native species to American soil. VOA’s George Putic reports.
Commerce Department report says second-quarter growth is faster than previously thought
On Monday, a district court ruled against a request by the Iraqi government for US authorities to seize a disputed shipment of Kurdish oil
Actors wed in small private ceremony Saturday in France