The future of health care in America has been resuscitated again as a driving political issue in Washington. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, two new plans at opposite ends of the ideological spectrum were unveiled last week to replace current federal law, the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.
World leaders gather in New York, beginning Sept. 17, for their annual U.N. meetings that promise a busy agenda amid numerous ongoing conflicts. The talks follow increased nuclear and ballistic missile activity from North Korea and a growing humanitarian crisis in Myanmar. VOA's Margaret Besheer reports that leaders will also be eager to hear what U.S. President Donald Trump says in his first U.N. speech.