Public, private and federally funded media outlets say journalism faces many challenges, including fake news. To mark World Press Freedom day (May 3), the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs held a forum on the importance of U.S. international journalists, defending press freedom, and journalist safety. VOA's Mariama Diallo reports.
President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to China, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday. He faced questions about rising tensions with North Korea, trade, security and human rights issues. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports a number of senators believe he has unique qualifications for the job.
President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order aimed at making it harder for companies to hire skilled foreign workers under the H1-B visa program. Indians are overwhelmingly the biggest holders of H1-B visas, and the order has reverberated through Indian communities around the country. Esha Sarai reports from the community in Kansas City.
Since the beginning of time, every generation has tried to find the secret to staying young. One man might have discovered the key in something we can all do, no matter what our age. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti takes us on his musical journey and tells us how it can help anyone with breathing problems.
Documents and interviews with two former internal investigators and a half-dozen former or current Sallyport Global staff describe schemes at Iraq’s Balad Air Base that were major contract violations at best and, if proven, illegal