Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.

    Research Strengthens Link Between Zika, Birth Defects

    Findings may be most compelling evidence yet that birth defects associated Zika may be caused by replication of the virus in the brain

    Related:


    Residents inspect damage after airstrikes by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held Al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, Feb. 4, 2016.

    US Envoy: Aleppo Assault Causing ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’

    Obama administration official McGurk offers assessment, faces tough questions during congressional briefing following fact-finding mission in northern Syria

    Bernie Sanders, left, and Donald Trump

    After New Hampshire Win, Sanders, Trump Eye Next Primary

    Sanders, a Vermont senator, routed Hillary Clinton by a 60-38 percent margin; Trump collected 35 percent of Republican vote, more than double that of his nearest challenger, Ohio Governor John Kasich

    Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
    Heated Immigration Debate Limits Britain’s Refugee Responsei
    X
    February 10, 2016 10:43 PM
    Compared to many other European states, Britain has agreed to accept a relatively small number of Syrian refugees. Just over a thousand have arrived so far -- and some are being resettled in remote corners of the country. Henry Ridgwell reports on why Britain’s response has lagged behind its neighbors.

    Heated Immigration Debate Limits Britain’s Refugee Response

    Compared to many other European states, Britain has agreed to accept a relatively small number of Syrian refugees. Just over a thousand have arrived so far -- and some are being resettled in remote corners of the country.


    Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
    Civil Rights Pioneer Remembers Struggle for Voting Rightsi
    X
    February 10, 2016 7:36 PM
    February is Black History Month in the United States. The annual, month-long national observance pays tribute to important people and events that shaped the history of African Americans. VOA's Chris Simkins reports how one man fought against discrimination to help millions of blacks obtain the right to vote
    Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
    Jordanian Theater Group Stages Anti-Terrorism Messagei
    X
    February 10, 2016 6:59 PM
    The lure of the self-styled “Islamic State” has many parents worried about their children who may be susceptible to the organization’s online propaganda. Dozens of Muslim communities in the Middle East are fighting back -- giving young adults alternatives to violence. One group in Jordan is using dramatic expression a send a family message. Mideast Broadcasting Network correspondent Haider Al Abdali shared this report with VOA. It’s narrated by Bronwyn Benito

    Blogs