When you talk about food in Maine, one thing you can't miss is lobster. Maine lobsters are not only loved by Americans, but increasingly by consumers in Asia as well. VOA's Enming Liu and Yiyi Yang visited one lobster company in Maine to find out why the American crustacean is seizing China's appetite. Lin Yang narrates their report.
Away from parents, above the crowd, enjoying total freedom -- having a tree house can be every little kid's dream. It can be anything from a few carefully-balanced boards to a specially constructed arboreal retreat. Workshops aimed at teaching people how to build tree houses have become widely popular in America in recent years. VOA's Enming Liu and Lin Yang uncovered the luxury treetop dreams of participants at one such workshop in Pennsylvania.
Have you ever imagined being a cowboy - riding horses and herding cattle on a ranch? What does it take to be a cowboy, and what do you have to give up? VOA's Enming Liu and Lin Yang recently went to a longhorn cattle ranch near Dodge City, Kansas, and bring you the real lifestyle of a ranch family.
Doris Buffett, the sister of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, has donated one million dollars through a non-profit organization to house homeless people with mental illness. VOA's Enming Liu and Lin Yang recently paid a visit to a small town in Virginia, where the homeless can receive help, hope and a new home.
The 2014 Super Bowl halftime show was the most-watched in history - attracting an estimated 115 million viewers. That event featured pop star Bruno Mars. But the halftime show tradition started with marching bands, which still dominate the entertainment at U.S. high school and college American football games. But as Enming Liu reports in this story narrated by Adrianna Zhang, marching bands have grown into a show of their own.