Washington is bracing for the start of a possible trade war between the United States and its closest allies and biggest commercial partners and a radical departure from America's trading posture of the last seven decades. VOA's Michael Bowman reports, the Trump administration is not backing down from last week's announcement of looming tariffs on foreign-made steel and aluminum, with further details expected in coming days
The Academy Awards, or Oscars, will be presented in Hollywood on Sunday, celebrating the movies and showcasing Hollywood glamour. Mike O’Sullivan reports, the ceremony will probably have some political moments in a year when many in Hollywood have their minds on politics.
In Frederick, Maryland, a group of women have a project. They crochet mats for the homeless in their area. As Faiza Elmasry tells us, these women are not using the usual yarn, they are crocheting used grocery plastic bags for the greater good. Faith Lapidus narrates.
Several people were partially buried in an avalanche that closed a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains in central California following a blizzard that dumped nearly two meters of snow in some parts of the mountains. One man was saved after rescuers saw the tip of his snowboard sticking out above the snow after he was buried by an avalanche.