Alongside Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Black Widow and the other superheroes of the Marvel Universe is Ms. Marvel...a young shape-shifting crusader for today's diverse American society. Ariadne Budianto has more on the first Muslim superhero to have her own dedicated series.
Artists and their audiences in New York City will soon have access to a giant stage that can morph into different shapes. "The Shed," being built on Manhattan's West Side, will invite visual and performance artists to experiment with a transformable space in which they can present their art. VOA's George Putic reports.
Maryam Durrani is a child prodigy who wrote her first book at the age of 13, making her one of the youngest authors in America. But as VOA's Niala Mohammad reports, the hijab-wearing teen defies stereotypes associated with Muslims and girls.