Authorities in New York say a deadly car crash Thursday in the city's iconic Times Square could not be linked to terrorism. A suspect who was arrested for slamming into a crowd of pedestrians was likely intoxicated. Witnesses were rattled by the incident, but still went on with their business as usual. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.
The Trump administration has until May 23 to determine the fate of more than 50,000 Haitians living in the U.S. who have benefited from Temporary Protected Status, which allowed them to live and work in the U.S. legally after the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people and displaced as many as a million. Haitian officials and TPS beneficiaries say their country has not recovered, but fear they may not have a choice. VOA's Ramon Taylor has more from New York.
Authorities in New York say a deadly car crash Thursday in the city's Times Square was not linked to terrorism. A suspect was arrested for slamming into a crowd of pedestrians and was likely intoxicated. Witnesses were rattled by the incident, but still went on with their business as usual. Zlatica Hoke reports.
The California Gold Rush in the mid-1800s brought a lot of people to the American west coast seeking to strike it rich. They included people from China. After the Gold Rush, many of the Chinese stayed and worked as unskilled labor, including in construction of the railroads. A lesser known fact is that some of them also helped lay the foundation for the famous California wine industry. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee has the details from Sonoma, California.