Glenn Fine, Acting Inspector General, U.S. Department Of Defense, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 6, 2017.
Glenn Fine, the acting Defense Department inspector general and a veteran watchdog, had been selected by peers last month for the oversight position
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 15:38
A woman rests on a footbridge, as Ghana enforces partial lockdown in the cities of Accra and Kumasi to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Madina neighborhood of Accra, March 31, 2020.
Research shows about a quarter of the trash Accra generates is not collected and it ends up an eyesore, littered through streets, in drains, on beaches or is burned by residents
Stacey Knott
Sun, 04/05/2020 - 11:10
NGO Global Mamas is switching its production from colorful household goods and clothing to African-print face masks. (Photos Courtesy of Global Mamas)
Judd Devermont, Director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Joshua Meservey, Senior Policy Analyst for Africa and Middle East at the Heritage Foundation, talk with host Carol Castiel about the dire health, economic and political implications of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa.
Carol Castiel
Fri, 04/03/2020 - 19:05
A healthcare worker dressed in protective gear waits for drivers at a drive-through testing point for the COVID-19 disease at…
On the Science Edition of Press Conference USA, Rick Pantaleo and Carol Pearson continue their conversation on the COVID-19 pandemic. Their guest is Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and co-director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development. We’ll also talk with tech expert and futurist, Amy Webb, about how technology is helping people during this crisis.
Rick Pantaleo
Fri, 04/03/2020 - 18:30
A cleaning worker wearing personal protective equipment disinfects the Merced Market in Mexico City, on April 02, 2020. - More…
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate via Skype the global response and ramifications of COVID-19. Join moderator Paul Brandus, White House Reporter for West Wing Reports and Columnist for USA Today, panelists Nahal Toosi, Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Politico and Dan Raviv, Columnist for News Day as they discuss the latest Issues in the News.
FILE - Airport staff unload cargo sent by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and his Alibaba Group after it arrives at Juba International Airport, in Juba, South Sudan, March 24, 2020. African health officials say no supplies have reached Eritrea.
Africa CDC says plane carrying supplies was denied permission to land in Asmara
Simon Marks
Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:42
Adapting to the Pandemic
VOA Connect Episode 116 - We look at some of the changes people are making to their lives and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Distilling with Spirit
A distiller more accustomed to making bourbon and whiskey switches over his operation to make hand sanitizer, helping his employees and community in need.   Reporter: Ozlem Tinaz, Camera: Celai Cevirgen, Adapted by by: Philip Alexiou
A psychologist is keeping up with her patients online, moving her in- person sessions to the laptop in a time of increasing anxieties.   Reporter: Zdenko Novacki, Camera:  Dr. Marie Fang
Finding Shelter
The Mayor of Riverside, California is more familiar than most with the realties of living on the street, and he’s doing everything in his power to make shelter available to the homeless. Reporter/Camera: Genia Dulot
Everyone can Work
Inspired by her own daughter’s situation, Ellen Graham opened up Cameron’s Chocolates, a shop that employs people with developmental difficulties and helps them also find other new life skills. Reporter/Camera: June Soh
New York Go. Andrew Cuomo, left, speaks as he stands beside Rear Adm. John B. Mustin after the arrival of the USNS Comfort, a…
The decision comes as the coronavirus outbreak has snapped the United States' record-breaking hiring streak of nearly 10 years
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:12
In this image from video, the final vote of 96-0 shows passage of the $2.2 trillion economic rescue package in response to…
John Fortier, the Director of the Democracy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Jim Kessler, Vice President for Policy at Third Way, talk with host Carol Castiel, via the Zoom app as VOA practices social distancing, about the Trump Administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and economic havoc it has caused.
Carol Castiel
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 19:05
A police officer wearing a protective face mask patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, as Nice's mayor said on Friday he…
On this edition of the program, host Carol Castiel talks with Jason Blazakis, Senior Research Fellow at The Soufan Center and Director of the Center on Extremism and Counterterrorism at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, about how white supremacist and other extremist groups and authoritarian regimes, like Russia, are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to spread disinformation, creating challenges for law enforcement, local governments and minority commun
Carol Castiel
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 18:30
People in protective clothing walk past rows of beds at a temporary 2,000-bed hospital for COVID-19 coronavirus patients set up…
Listen to a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the global effects of the coronavirus. Join moderator Michael Williams, Contributor to CBS Radio in Washington, panelists, Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and, Josh Glancy, Washington Bureau Chief for the Sunday Times on the Voice of America.