US Politics

A voter leaves the booth after casting her ballot in the Pennsylvania primary at a polling place in Philadelphia.
Top US officials seek to reassure voters with less than 50 days until the November presidential election
Jeff Seldin
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 09:05 PM
 R. Clarke Cooper, Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, left, and other State Department officials testify on the firing of State Department Inspector General Steven Linick, Sept. 16, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
USA
Conflicts surface during congressional hearing examining the firing of agency’s inspector general
Katherine Gypson
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 05:11 PM
FILE - Former Donald Trump campaign official, later a Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson, Michael Caputo, left, leaves after being interviewed by a Senate committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 1, 2018.
USA
Health aide Michael Caputo accused scientists of undermining President Donald Trump, warning of left-wing armed insurrection if he wins re-election
Ken Bredemeier
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 03:22 PM
Moderators Hold the Center of Presidential Debate Stage
00:03:42
Fact-checker or facilitator: Debate moderator’s role always under a microscope
Default Author Profile
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 06:10 AM
Biden Courts Latino Voters in Florida
00:03:04
In Florida Trump holds a slight lead with Latino voters, due in part to the president’s hardline policies on communist Cuba and Venezuela’s socialist government
Brian Padden
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 02:23 AM
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a Hispanic Heritage Month event, Tuesday, Sept…
Latinos, a critical constituency in this year’s presidential election, could decide whether President Trump stays in office
Steve Herman
Wed, 09/16/2020 - 01:31 AM
FILE - This Oct. 3, 2012 file photo shows moderator Jim Lehrer addressing the audience before the first presidential debate at…
Fact-checker or facilitator: Debate moderator’s role always under a microscope
Default Author Profile
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:41 PM
Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives to be interviewed by U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee staff members in…
HHS is standing by Michael Caputo in the face of calls by congressional Democrats for his dismissal
AP logo
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:21 PM
A screenshot of a Buzzfeed News graph on fake news analysis (courtesy of Buzzfeed News)
Boomers share up to seven times as much misinformation online as Gen Z
VOA logo
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 05:45 PM
People hold placards with anti-Trump messages in central London, near the end of a protest against the state visit of President…
USA
Reputation partially linked to US handling of coronavirus
VOA logo
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 04:41 PM
Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staffers on Capitol…
Health aide warns of left-wing armed insurrection if Trump wins reelection
Ken Bredemeier
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 03:05 PM
Cal Fire Battalion Chief Craig Newell carries hose while battling the North Complex Fire in Plumas National Forest, Calif., on…
USA
Trump visits California for updates, while Biden blames the president for disregarding climate change as a factor in the blazes
Steve Herman
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 07:04 PM
An Afghan woman cries next to the grave of her daughter, adorned with her picture, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan,…
USA
The deal commits all US troops to leave the South Asian country within 14 months, ending what has become America’s longest war  
Ayaz Gul
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 04:53 PM
Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard, new commander of US Strategic Command, speaks during a change of command ceremony at Offutt AFB…
USA
A report estimates the number of Chinese nuclear warheads at slightly over 200 and includes those that can be fitted to ballistic missiles capable of reaching the US
Carla Babb profile image
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 04:25 PM
A Miami-Dade County Elections Department employee places a vote-by-mail ballot for the August 18 primary election into a box…
Something that election integrity advocates may see as an instance of fraud, voting rights advocates might view as a clerical error or an honest mistake
Masood Farivar
Sun, 09/13/2020 - 02:08 AM

Special Coverage