Several rivers remain above flood stage, sending huge mass of water flowing toward sea, threatening dams and displacing residents along the way
President Obama seems to call Hillary Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria 'half-baked'; Clinton describes the president's immigration strategy as 'harsh and aggressive'
Parallels drawn between shooters at Oregon community college and at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School
US secretary of state, who met with outgoing President Michel Martelly, other officials stressed that legitimate transfer of power can only be achieved through free and fair elections
Doctors Without Borders says attack needs to be investigated impartially and independently and that medical charity cannot rely on internal probes promised by US, Afghanistan and NATO
The captain's decision to plot a course near Hurricane Joaquin will almost certainly be part of an investigation launched Tuesday
Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells reporters in Rome, US has not agreed to cooperate with Russia in fight against Islamic State
While apples, corn, and cranberries top the list of fall produce in the US, the country is also home to 280 mint farmers
While apples, corn, and cranberries top the list of fall produce in the US, it’s also the time to harvest gum, candy, and toothpaste—or at least the oil that makes them minty fresh. Erika Celeste reports from South Bend, Indiana on the mint harvest.
President Barack Obama promoted the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Tuesday, one day after 12 Pacific Rim nations reached the free trade deal in Atlanta. The controversial pact that would involve about 40 percent of global trade still needs approval by lawmakers in respective countries. Zlatica Hoke reports Obama is facing strong opposition to the deal, including from members of his own party.
Their families fled war-torn countries and refugee camps for a better life in the United States. But these kids need something to help them learn English and integrate into American society. With help from the community, refugee kids with little or no financial resources have a chance to play soccer on a special team. VOA's Arash Arabasadi reports from Phoenix.
As investigations continue into the U.S. airstrike that hit a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan says the United States would never deliberately target a medical facility. General John Campbell also told senators Tuesday that he thinks the current plan to reduce U.S. forces in Afghanistan should be revised. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports.
White House, high-tech firms work to provide ways to let citizens contribute money, food, provide housing for migrants in Europe
State Department spokesman: US would not want to see Russia transfer its 'formula' in Syria to Iraq, says Moscow has 'ratcheted up tensions' with strikes
John Ashe was Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to UN from 2004 until his election as president of 68th session of the General Assembly in 2013
Historic pact is aimed at cutting trade tariffs, setting common standards in trade for nations involved - including US and Vietnam
The five announced Democratic party presidential contenders meet in their first debate next Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton continues to lead the Democratic field, but she is getting a stronger-than-expected challenge from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.
Christopher Harper-Mercer, who killed nine people at a community college, reportedly thought he was sane, but upset about not having a girlfriend
Five Democrats running for president will get their moment in spotlight in first Democratic face-off next Tuesday in Las Vegas