Imagine a magical place where lights are designed in the shape of the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower and dragons. It's a place where children can enjoy a maze made of Chinese lanterns or see death-defying acts by gymnasts. VOA's Carolyn Presutti takes us to Light-Up…a Christmas festival near Washington designed, built, and managed by Chinese workers visiting the U.S.
As technology advances, there are new tools for the military to train and be better prepared for combat. To assist the U.S. Department of Defense, researchers at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies have been working on a project that creates 3D landscape models to be used in virtual and augmented reality to enhance military training exercises. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee has the details.
Sens. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Bob Corker of Tennessee engaged in a war of words with the president on myriad issues over the past 18 months, generating headlines and fiery tweets from a president who generally insists on getting the last word