After a phone conversation between Presidents Trump and Putin in late March, Russia sent 60 tons worth of medical supplies and equipment to the United States. But the Russian aid was not a purely humanitarian gesture. Alex Yanevskyy has this report, narrated by Anna Rice.
For those interested in experiencing life on the Red Planet, the time has come. There are four operating stations in the world where the environment on Mars is replicated: in the U.S., Australia, Iceland and the Arctic. VOA's Alex Yanevskyy was given exclusive access to the research station in the Utah dessert. Here's his report.
If God were a stonemason ... Utah's Arches National Park would be the back room of his workshop. The Arches National Park, established almost a century ago, is now one of the most popular destinations for Americans and tourists from around the world. The park has more than 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. VOA's Alex Yanevskyy had a chance to take in these majestic wonders.
In 1990 then-President George H.W. Bush approved a resolution declaring November "National American Indian Heritage Month," and it's been observed ever since. VOA's Alex Yanevskyy visited the Museum of Natural History in Utah on a day when Native American heritage was being celebrated.