Ryan tells AP he believes the president 'made the right call' when he announced that he would give Congress six months to figure out what to do with former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program before dismantling it
Miami, Florida may have escaped the worst of Hurricane Irma, but in the city's ethnic enclave known as ‘Little Haiti’ — a low-income community that is home to Haitian, Caribbean and Latin American members of the African diaspora -- residents who felt the damaging wrath of hurricane winds must now contend with Florida's sweltering heat. Ramon Taylor reports that while electrical power is slowly being restored in some Miami neighborhoods, Little Haiti still lacks electricity.
Somali-American model Iman was one of the most sought-after fashion models of the 1970s and 1980s. Now, another Somali-American model is making headlines, as the first hijab-wearing woman to walk the runway in New York and Italy. Faith Lapidus introduces us to Halima Aden.
Less than a year after her election loss, former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton published a book in which she seeks to explain to her supporters what led to the outcome they did not anticipate. Clinton's fans lined up in New York Tuesday to grab a signed copy of her book, titled What Happened. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has this story.
More than 45 people have died and millions are without power since Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean and southeastern United States. Relief efforts are now in high gear, with the U.S. military answering the call for help. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb has the latest.
Professional football season officially opened in the United States last week. It is a sport that has received its fair share of criticism for the amount of brain damage some athletes suffer from injuries while playing. But a new phone app may be able to help diagnose any potential problems on the field. Kevin Enochs reports.
After months of anticipation – Apple unveiled its newest products Tuesday at its new Cupertino California Headquarters. Despite significant upgrades to its line of consumer products, the most hotly anticipated was the launch of Apples’ newest smartphone. But is it for you? Mil Arcega has more.
From the United States to South Asia, the news has been dominated by scenes of devastation at historic levels caused by storms and floods. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee looks at what urban planners say are solutions to minimize the damage caused by floods the next time a huge storm hits.