Thousands of Native Americans from across the Unites States marched in Washington to protest President Donald Trump's decision to advance the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and Dakota Access oil pipelines. VOA's Penelope Poulou has more.
The first jobs report on President Donald Trump's watch is a good one. The private sector added 235,000 jobs in February, more than expected, and a sign that the economy and consumer confidence are healthy. But the jobs report also means that higher borrowing costs, for consumers and businesses, are expected in the coming days and weeks. Mil Arcega reports.
President Donald Trump has asked former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Russia. It's a job likely to come with heavy scrutiny amid questions about the Trump campaign's possible ties with Russia. Huntsman would bring extensive diplomatic and bipartisan experience to the high-profile ambassador post. VOA's Elizabeth Cherneff reports.