FILE - Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, speaks to supporters at the Democratic election night party in Portland Oregon, Nov. 4, 2014.
After meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday in Islamabad, Susan Rice also speaks with country's military chief in Rawalpindi
Recent poll shows only 37 percent of Democrats likely to participate in February nominating caucuses favor former secretary of state, first time this year her support fell below 50 percent
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, threatening to wash away its vibrant musical heritage along with its neighborhoods, the beat goes on. As Bronwyn Benito reports, a Musicians' Village is preserving the city's unique sound.
Former President Bill Clinton urges New Orleans residents to work to eradicate disparities of income, education and health
Collection of volunteer-built homes called Musicians' Village is giving artists a place to which they can return, put down roots
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, threatening to wash away its vibrant musical heritage along with its neighborhoods, the beat goes on. A project called Musicians' Village is helping to preserve the city's unique sound. VOA's Bronwyn Benito reports.
Police say no motive has been established in the killing of Darren Goforth, but that suspect Shannon Miles has a previous record
Storm flags over Cuba, could regain strength over Gulf of Mexico; death toll in Dominica, Haiti is 21
Democrats who have announced their candidacy for their party's nomination are in Minnesota for two-day meeting that began early Friday
U.S. presidential candidates have scheduled meetings this weekend with groups supporting their respective parties. Democratic hopefuls are in Minnesota to address the Democratic National Committee's annual summer meeting. Republican candidates are taking their campaign messages to supportive groups across the United States. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports from Washington.
Second place in Beijing decathlon went to Damian Warner of Canada
US national security adviser's talks with Pakistani officials expected to touch on rise in tensions between Islamabad, New Delhi
They're seeing bigger storm surges as sea ice melts, more wildfires, erosion of glaciers, shorelines
Brass bands, church bells mark day when storm wrecked levees, flooded city, killed 1,800
Dianna Duran is accused of diverting contributions for personal use, including 'large debits for cash expenditures occurring at casinos'
In unanimous ruling, three-judge panel says demonstrations outside court might lead to perception it is influenced by public opinion
Social media titan wants 35 percent female force next year, up from 34 percent, will boost underrepresented minorities to 11 percent from 10 percent
Video released Friday by Pentagon shows a US airstrike destroying an Islamic State armored vehicle to be used as a truck bomb, near Tuz in northern Iraq
But it has reignited charged debate between anti-abortion and abortion-rights supporters, with politicians weighing in on both sides of issue