Luis Gutierrez, a Democrat of Puerto Rican descent, is retiring from Congress to concentrate ‘on the national level’
This past year saw icy political bickering on Capitol Hill and across America, but one floral company wants to thaw those tensions. As VOA's Robert Raffaele explains, a unique gesture brought smiles to the faces of tourists in the nation's capital.
Reza Zarrab testifies in the trial of Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla, who is charged in a conspiracy that involved bribes and kickbacks to high-level officials
Teacher helps students discover and document Civil War history beneath their feet
US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley warns North Korea its latest ICBM launch 'brings the world closer to war, not further from it'
Permanent solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program underlies all discussions of spending priorities on Capitol Hill
Pentagon stresses talks are scheduled long before North Korea’s surprise missile launch Wednesday
New survey shows opposition has grown to President Trump-backed tax plan from 41 to 49 percent since last month
Videos spread around by President Trump mix grains of truth, fakery and shades in between
Laureates say countries rebuffing their disarmament work by planning to send only second-rank diplomats to award ceremony next month
Numbers fell four percent compared to first six months of last year, with travelers from Middle East down 30 percent