Each year, the Emerging Young Leaders Award program at the State Department recognizes 10 people, ages 18 to 25, from around the world for their courage in resolving conflict, promoting security and creating economic opportunity in challenging environments. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports on what may be the next generation of world leaders
Small-business owners are applauding President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the tax system, saying lower taxes for everyone means more buying power for consumers and more money for businesses to hire workers. But can the White House plan simplify the nation's cumbersome tax code fairly? And how would lower- and middle-income Americans fare? Mil Arcega spoke to tax analysts to find out.
U.S. President Donald Trump met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in an effort to smooth relations that started off rocky after a dispute over immigrants. The meeting took place Thursday before a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea. In that World War II battle, the United States and Australia together fought the Japanese navy in the Pacific Ocean. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.