World champion and Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has 19 medals to her name, but there's one accolade that's been out of her reach. Until now. VOA's Tina Trinh met with the all-star gymnast to discuss her next big goal.
Salt Lake City, Utah, which hosted the Winter Olympics in 2002, is considering making a bid for the Winter Games in 2026 or 2030. Rafael Saakov from VOA's Russian Service recently visited the Salt Lake City venues to see what they look like 16 years after the Olympics.
When she emerged from obscurity in the rock formations of South Dakota in the early 1990s, the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton was only beginning a long legal and physical journey. Known as Sue, named for the paleontologist Sue Hendrickson who discovered her, she eventually arrived as the star attraction at Chicago’s Field Museum in 2000. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, nearly 20 years later Sue is once again… on the move.
Even the trailer for 'Padman' - which depicts one of Hindi cinema’s most popular action heroes, Akshay Kumar, wearing a sanitary pad - has generated debate over the taboo subject of menstrual hygiene in India, they said