While forensic work continues at the site of Sunday's attack at the Pulse disco in Orlando and doctors are still fighting for the lives of the severely wounded, thousands of volunteers all over the city are helping families of the victims and police officers guarding the crime scene by collecting donations or just listening to those who are afraid. VOA's Roman Mamonov reports.
Washington, D.C, is getting closer to the sun - but not in the way you might think. Solar panels on rooftops are gaining popularity in the U.S. capital - and not just among the wealthy. This new technology is also finding its way to less-fortunate neighborhoods and better yet, it's free. VOA's Roman Mamonov went to a few homes where solar power is lighting up the neighborhood. Joy Wagner narrates.
Washington is just days away from the historic visit of Pope Francis. In the capital, the pontiff will do what heads of states do: visit the president and address a joint meeting of Congress. It's an exciting time for the estimated 69 million Catholics in the U.S. But it's not just believers who are waiting for the popular pontiff. With Joy Wagner narrating, VOA's Roman Mamonov reports.
Abandoned more than 50 years ago, the underground streetcar station in Washington D.C.'s historic DuPont Circle district is about to be reborn. The plan calls for turning the spacious underground platforms - once meant to be a transportation hub, - into a unique space for art exhibitions, presentations, concerts and even a film set. Roman Mamonov has more from beneath the streets of the U.S. capital. Joy Wagner narrates his report.