For two years, undocumented immigrant Ishmael Delgado has lived in a Phoenix, Arizona, church where he sought sanctuary rather than face deportation. As VOA's Katherine Gypson learned when she visited him, his days are anxious. Recently, they have become more so with the news of President Donald Trump's tougher immigration stand and worries that churches may no longer be places of refuge.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself Thursday from any current or future investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Amid controversy surrounding two meetings Sessions had last year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., President Donald Trump reiterated his confidence in the country's top law enforcement official, as Democratic lawmakers renewed calls for the attorney general's resignation. VOA's Elizabeth Cherneff reports.
Friday marks the United Nations' World Wildlife Day, which aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild animals and plants. Each year more species are added to the U.N.'s endangered list. Activists warn drastic action is needed to save many from extinction, as Henry Ridgwell reports.