This week, U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a very different and more combative Congress than the one he spoke to last year. VOA's Michael Bowman reports, Tuesday's address comes as another government funding deadline looms—and one week after America's intelligence chiefs contradicted the president's assertions on Syria, North Korea and Iran.
About 2 million immigrants who live in the United States come from Eastern Europe, and as with other immigrant groups, adjusting to their new lives can be difficult, such as how to deal with local authorities like the police. In Portland, Oregon, a Slavic Advisory Council has been set up to help police officers and Eastern European immigrants understand each other better. Iryna Matviichuk has the story, narrated by Anna Rice.
In December 2018, Apple announced its plans to build a new campus in Austin. Texas is rapidly becoming more and more attractive for tech companies and is often called a second Silicon Valley, thanks to affordable housing, highly qualified workers and the abundance of universities that train IT professionals. Mariia Prus traveled to Dallas to see how universities help their students become entrepreneurs. Joy Wagner has her report.