Larry Nassar already faced lifetime in prison for two prior sentencings for 10 counts of first-degree sex assault and child pornography convictions for abusing hundreds of women and girls under the guise of medical treatment
Federal investigators are looking into the causes of recent fatal Amtrak train accidents, after Sunday's crash in South Carolina killed two people and injured more than 100 others. An Amtrak train running from New York to Miami derailed early Sunday after colliding with a freight train near the town of Columbia in the southeastern state, making it the second Amtrak train accident in less than a week, and a third since December. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has more.
The State Department says both the United States and Russia appear set to meet a February 5 deadline to comply with the limits set by the bilateral Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, known as "New START." VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from the State Department.