Delegates from 200 nations are in Poland hoping to keep the world's attention on combating the potentially devastating effects of human impacted climate change. But with global instability on the rise and the United States having withdrawn from the Paris Climate accord, progress is slow -- as VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
The Russia probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller appears to be entering a new phase in the wake of last week’s guilty plea by Michael Cohen, who had long served as President Donald Trump’s personal attorney. In the wake of the Cohen plea, legal analysts are debating whether the Russia investigation is moving toward a conclusion and if so, what the stakes could be for the president and for the country. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.