Now 37 and a new mother facing some players who weren’t even born when she turned pro in 1995, Williams isn’t the same person who ruthlessly ran her way to 23 Grand Slam singles titles — the last of which came at the 2017 Australian Open when she was pregnant
The sports book owned by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is the first to open on tribal lands outside of Nevada following a US Supreme Court ruling earlier this year, a no-brainer business decision given the sports fans among its gambling clientele
There are traditions in Africa that some believe need to be revived. Modern fables and folk tales being told at a recent storytelling festival in Nairobi, Kenya, are part of that effort. VOA correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.
Tennessee wouldn't be Tennessee without country music, and the latter is hard to imagine without the recognizable sounds of the banjo. They may seem simple and easy to make, but in reality, military precision, basics of engineering and carefully chosen materials are crucial for creating a quality instrument. Lesia Bakalets traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, to talk with two men who have made the complex art banjo making their lifetime project. Anna Rice narrates.
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.