As Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovers from surgery on Friday for early stage lung cancer, two new films are paying tribute to her life and many accomplishments. VOA's Penelope Poulou reports how the senior justice of Court's liberal wing is being portrayed on film.
When she emerged from obscurity in the rock formations of South Dakota in the early 1990s, the world's largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton began a long legal and physical journey. Known as Sue, after paleontologist Sue Hendrickson who discovered the skeleton, the well-preserved specimen arrived as the star attraction at Chicago's Field Museum in 2000. But as VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports, after a nearly year-long transition, Sue has taken on a new look.
During the Christmas season, nights are bright across the United States, as families, businesses and churches put up outdoor light decorations — a simple string of white lights along a roof edge, to elaborate displays with moving figures and music. VOA's Deborah Block shows us a few of the beautiful light displays in the Washington area.
A father-son business in Damascus, Maryland, is achieving success by restoring old, rusty cars into magnificent-looking vehicles. This is thanks to the work and inspiration of Bobby and Andy Cohen, who are featured in a multiseason television show "Junkyard Empire." Maxim Moskalkov filed this report for VOA.