More American fathers are choosing to stay home with their children. A new survey finds that more than 2 million fathers -- double the number from 25 years ago -- are taking the roles of daily care-giver and parent. Olivia Reed has more for VOA.
After suffering for years from a stagnant economy and inflation on basic items like food, even middle-class Pakistanis are feeling the economic pinch. As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins in Pakistan, many people are taking advantage of free iftar dinners sponsored by charities and wealthy individuals. Ayaz Gul reports from Islamabad.
While the separatist crisis continues in two small regions of eastern Ukraine, the rest of the country is trying to return to business as usual, including the port and resort city of Odessa in the south. VOA’s Al Pessin, who recently was in Ukraine, reports on the impact in Odessa from the revolution and the continuing aftermath.