One year after more than 4 million protesters rallied for the Women's March in cities across the country, tens of thousands are expected here in Washington for an anniversary march. While the focus for the first march was the newly inaugurated president, this year's march takes place at a time when women are speaking out more than ever, highlighting sexual harassment and the abuse of power. VOA's Carolyn Presutti takes a look at the growth of the #MeToo movement.
Donald Trump campaigned as a booster of fossil fuels and a skeptic of climate change science, and his policies over the past year have reflected these views. VOA's Steve Baragona has a look at 2017 in climate and energy policy under the Trump administration.
One week after President Donald Trump allegedly made derogatory comments about Africa and Haiti in a meeting over immigration policy with lawmakers, 78 former US ambassadors to 48 African countries have sent a letter to the president asking him to "reassess your views on Africa and its citizens." Former U.S. Ambassador John Campbell speaks with VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine about an effort to reassure Africans about the U.S. commitment to the region.