The White House is defending President Donald Trump’s executive order barring the entry of U.S. visa holders and others from seven Muslim-majority countries. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, federal judges have intervened to prevent deportations as protests sprung up in cities across America.
Marchers walked from White House, past the National Museum of African American History and Culture, to the Washington Monument, where they continued their protest President Donald Trump's executive order that blocks the arrival of all refugees to the United States for at least 120 days.
For centuries, wood was civilization's primary construction material, but it gave way to concrete, glass and steel and was largely relegated to flooring and interior paneling. An exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington challenges that. It suggests that tomorrow's buildings will or should be constructed of wood. VOA's June Soh has more, in this report, narrated by Carol Pearson.