Nothing was found on your request

usa

Accordion Group Celebrating 80 Years, Sees Resurgence of Instrument

Accordion Group Celebrating 80 Years, Sees Resurgence of Instrument

The American Accordionists' Association celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, gathering in Alexandria, Virginia, to showcase performers of all ages and abilities. From Alexandria, VOA's Jill
Artist Captures War as Seen by Children — Toys Included

Artist Captures War as Seen by Children — Toys Included

Brian McCarty is a war photographer. But his pictures are not of bombed-out buildings or mangled bodies. His images show the horrors of war through the eyes of children and re-created with toy tanks
Woman threatens to punch babies if she sees mums breastfeeding

Woman threatens to punch babies if she sees mums breastfeeding

'The next female that tries to whip her boob out to breastfeed in front of my kids will get a black eye, move that baby bc I’ll punch it too.'
Presidential Power Key Issue in Court Confirmation Fight

Presidential Power Key Issue in Court Confirmation Fight

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, federal judge Brett Kavanaugh, can expect tough questions on a range of issues when he faces a Senate confirmation hearing sometime in the next few
Doctors Can Prevent More Amputations With Limb Saving Surgery

Doctors Can Prevent More Amputations With Limb Saving Surgery

For more than 30 years, doctors have worked to save people's arms and legs. VOA's Carol Pearson reports, saving a limb after an accident or infection can take an entire team of specialists at a limb
Russia Slams Proposal to Question Trump Summit Translator

Russia Slams Proposal to Question Trump Summit Translator

Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed
US Intelligence Chief is Tough on Russia, at Odds with Trump

US Intelligence Chief is Tough on Russia, at Odds with Trump

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chief in an
Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Won't Be Banned From Facebook

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Won't Be Banned From Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says while he finds Holocaust denial “deeply offensive,” he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.Speaking with Recode's Kara Swisher,
Sex Abuse Victims Join Hands, Accept Courage Award at ESPYs

Sex Abuse Victims Join Hands, Accept Courage Award at ESPYs

More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the
Before The Internet, What People Asked New York Public Library's Librarians?

Before The Internet, What People Asked New York Public Library's Librarians?

Before there was the Internet and Google, the only way to find answers to a pressing question was to visit the local library and ask the all-knowing librarian. A few years ago, the staff at the New
EU Preparing to Strike Back if Trump Slaps Tariffs on Foreign Cars

EU Preparing to Strike Back if Trump Slaps Tariffs on Foreign Cars

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says the 28-nation bloc is preparing to retaliate against the United States if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on foreign autos and car
Trump Slams Record EU Fine Against Google

Trump Slams Record EU Fine Against Google

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday after Brussels hit US tech giant Google with a record fine, and warned he would no longer allow Europe to take "advantage" of the United States."I told you
Trump Looks Forward to More Putin Talks

Trump Looks Forward to More Putin Talks

U.S. President Donald Trump, amid the uproar over his initial summit this week with Russia's president, is indicating there could be a second such meeting with Vladimir Putin.Trump, writing on
StoryCorps: The Nature of War

StoryCorps: The Nature of War

A US soldier tells his wife the story of an unlikely friendship he formed with two boys while serving in Iraq, and how a tragedy has left him wondering whatever became of one of the kids.
Allure of Domestic Arms Drives Turkey Toward Russian Missiles

Allure of Domestic Arms Drives Turkey Toward Russian Missiles

Turkey’s strategic goal of developing a domestic arms industry is a driving force behind its intention to buy Russia’s S-400 missile system, with Moscow including technology transfer as part of the
Through the looking glass: Democrats attack “Russian bear,” chant “USA” on House floor

Through the looking glass: Democrats attack “Russian bear,” chant “USA” on House floor

"Surely, we can rise above pandering to party and Putin to act on behalf of our freedom and our security!" The post Through the looking glass: Democrats attack “Russian bear,” chant “USA” on House
What Did Trump and Putin Agree to During 'Successful' Meeting?

What Did Trump and Putin Agree to During 'Successful' Meeting?

President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin are defending their summit in Helsinki, saying the two hours of talks yielded progress on a range of issues, but disclosing few details."With
US General Reviewing Trump's Year-Old Afghan War Strategy

US General Reviewing Trump's Year-Old Afghan War Strategy

The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan said Thursday he is taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago.General Joseph Votel said
No New Pentagon Guidance on US-Russian Military Cooperation in Syria

No New Pentagon Guidance on US-Russian Military Cooperation in Syria

The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says he has not received new guidance from the Pentagon on military cooperation with Russia in Syria following the Helsinki summit between President
Russia, China Delay US Push for Halt of Refined Petroleum to North Korea

Russia, China Delay US Push for Halt of Refined Petroleum to North Korea

Russia and China have requested more time to consider a U.S. request to stop deliveries of refined petroleum products to North Korea, diplomats said Thursday. The U.S. asked a U.N. sanctions committee