Olympic mascots are seen at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome, Feb. 7, 2016.
In CBS interview, president calls Pyongyang’s behavior ‘provocative’ but says move was anticipated
Although initially met by protesters 15 years ago, Somali newcomers are solid members of Northeastern state's community, as evidenced by its proliferation of shops, restaurants and mosques
Cruise line says although no one was injured and the ship suffered only minor damage, it's turning around and sailing back to its home port
The 56-year-old factory worker, known for walking 21 miles to get to and from work for 9 years, is also the recipient of a car and about $360,000 in donations
Some arrests reported during impromptu partying but fewer than after the Broncos' last Super Bowl wins in 1998 and 1999
Virginian-Pilot reports that Norwood Thomas, 93, boarded a plane from Norfolk to Australia on Sunday to reunite with Joyce Morris, whom he called 'the one that got away'
Much of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and most of Connecticut are under a winter storm warning with predictions they could get as much as 10 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service; a coastal flood warning has also been issued
Obama administration says funding would 'support essential strategies to combat the virus' such as rapidly expanding mosquito control programs, accelerating vaccine research
Candidates for US Republican, Democratic presidential nomination are sprinting across northeastern state on the eve of primary vote
David Headley testifies via video link that Pakistan-based Islamic terror group made two failed attempts to mount strikes in Mumbai in months prior to coordinated assault
The Broncos vaunted defense stifled the Panthers' top-rated offense the entire game, sacking star quarterback Cam Newton 6 times
Despite a narrow loss to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in last week's Iowa Democratic caucuses, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders secured more than 80 percent of the vote among those between the ages of 18 and 29. VOA correspondent Aru Pande talks to Democrats in New Hampshire about who they are leaning towards and why in this week's primary.
Candidates are discussing issues that are affecting the next generation; but just because young people care about issues like job security or college debt does not mean young voters will show up at the polls
The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's Sunday rocket launch. In a statement issued hours after the launch, the 15-member body said it would quickly follow up with a sanctions resolution in response to Pyongyang's "dangerous and serious violations." The statement was adopted during an emergency meeting after North Korea announced that it had put a satellite into orbit with a rocket launch.
Once every four years, the northeastern state of New Hampshire becomes the center of the U.S. political universe with its first-in-the-nation presidential primary. What's unusual about New Hampshire is how seriously the voters take their role and the responsibility of being among the first to weigh in on the candidates.
In the Democratic race, poll shows Sanders with a 10-point lead over former secretary of state Hillary Clinton; in Republican race, Trump with support from 30 percent of likely Republican Party voters in the Granite State
North Korea’s latest long-range rocket launch is raising concerns in the United States and its allies that the communist country is moving forward with its ballistic missile program
Independents comprise large portion of state's voters; about 44 percent of electorate there is undeclared, more than percentage of registered Democrats, Republicans
Voters in this northeastern state take seriously their role and responsibility of being among the first to weigh in on the US presidential candidates