As a former reality TV show star, President Donald Trump knew how to add a touch of drama to his announcement of his first Supreme Court Justice pick, making the announcement during a nationally televised prime time event and managing to keep his choice a secret until then. VOA White House Correspondent Cindy Saine has the story.
Several lawsuits have been filed against U.S. President Donald Trump less than two weeks after his inauguration, most of them in connection with the executive order many people refer to as the "Muslim ban." The action bans travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries - Iraq, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen - from entering the United States for 90 days and it also suspends resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States until further notice. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.
Three of the top U.S. immigration law enforcers have defended an executive order issued late last week by President Donald Trump. As VOA's Bill Gallo reports, their move comes in the face of public criticism and multiple lawsuits.
Mexico’s notorious drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, twice escaped maximum security prisons in Mexico before his recapture and extradition to the United States. As he awaits trial in New York, VOA takes a look at what El Chapo faces in a federal court and in an American prison. Ramon Taylor reports.