The U.S. Senate gave Congress' final approval to an extension of the American sanctions law against Iran that lawmakers of both parties say is critical to enforcing the international nuclear accord with Tehran. VOA's Michael Bowman reports from Capitol Hill.
A new United Nations report says a lack of education for girls in the developing world may be contributing to a rise in global poverty. The U.N.'s 2016 State of the World Population Report focuses on the well-being of 10-year-old girls as indicators of development success or failure. It says most of the world's 10-year-old children live in developing countries where girls face obstacles to good education, health care and safety. Zlatica Hoke reports.