Hurrican Irma is making landfall on the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. The historic storm has wind gusts recorded at nearly 300 kilometers per hour and is now barreling towards Puerto Rico and Florida. Kevin Enochs reports.
As Houston gradually recovers from Hurricane Harvey, students at the University of Houston are also getting back to their own routines, returning to classes and sharing their own stories of surviving the record floods. Tina Trinh reports from Houston
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nation's Nikki Haley said Tuesday that if President Donald Trump decides not to certify Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal next month, it does not mean that the United States will withdraw from the agreement. VOA's Margaret Besheer reports
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of DACA, the immigration program whose full title is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, on Tuesday. President Donald Trump's administration decided to rescind the program despite appeals from those affected. VOA's Ramon Taylor talked to DACA recipients who said they will fight for permission to stay in the U.S.