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How Soon Will the Federal Government Get Back in Order?

How Soon Will the Federal Government Get Back in Order?

With the longest shutdown in U.S. history officially over, here's a look at how the federal government will get back to regular business:When will federal workers get paid? It's unclear at this time.
Art Enables Provides Disabled Artists Training to Gain Skills, Income

Art Enables Provides Disabled Artists Training to Gain Skills, Income

It is especially difficult for people with disabilities to find opportunities to develop skills and make a living. But a program in Washington is helping artists with special needs get the kind of
Shooting Back at Breast Cancer

Shooting Back at Breast Cancer

In her studio in Davidsonville, Maryland, artist Linda McCarthy takes all kinds of photographs: school students, family portraits and headshots. Last year, she started a new photography project,
US, Taliban May Have Reached Accord on Troop Exit, VOA Told

US, Taliban May Have Reached Accord on Troop Exit, VOA Told

The United States and the Taliban may have agreed on a plan for American troops to leave Afghanistan, sources privy to the development told VOA Saturday. In return, the insurgent group has given
Kansas Bomb Plot Trio Given Decades in Prison

Kansas Bomb Plot Trio Given Decades in Prison

Three militia members convicted of taking part in a foiled plot to massacre Muslims in southwest Kansas were sentenced Friday to decades in prison during an emotional court hearing in which one of the

Pompeo Urges International Support for Venezuelan Opposition Leader

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the international community to support the Venezuelan people and recognize the interim government of opposition leader Juan Guaido as he stands up to disputed
Hope Turns to Anguish After Brazil Dam Collapse

Hope Turns to Anguish After Brazil Dam Collapse

Hope that loved ones had survived a tsunami of iron ore mine waste from a dam collapse in Brazil was turning to anguish and anger over the increasing likelihood that many of the hundreds of people
NYPD Officer and DJ: Community Policing Through Music

NYPD Officer and DJ: Community Policing Through Music

A New York disc jockey wearing a policeman's uniform. The outfit is not a costume, it's the work uniform of New York City Police officer who takes his hobby as a DJ seriously. Lieutenant Acu Rhodes
Seattle's Bullitt Center: A Green Building Inspiring Visitors

Seattle's Bullitt Center: A Green Building Inspiring Visitors

Called the "greenest office building in the world," the Bullitt Center in Seattle, Washington, generates its own electricity and its own water, collected from rain falling on the roof. Opened on Earth
Gunman, 21, on the run after shooting his own parents and a family of three

Gunman, 21, on the run after shooting his own parents and a family of three

Police say Dakota Theriot killed his parents Elizabeth and Keith Theriot before shooting dead a dad and two children during a murder spree in Louisiana.
White House Challenges Democrats on Border Security

White House Challenges Democrats on Border Security

The White House challenged opposition Democrats on Sunday to prove they want tough security on the southern border with Mexico now that the longest-ever partial government shutdown has ended and the
Bear cub with paws badly burnt in wildfire released back into wild

Bear cub with paws badly burnt in wildfire released back into wild

The bear was rehabilitated for six months before being set free.
One-Time Trump Aide Might Cooperate in Russia Probe

One-Time Trump Aide Might Cooperate in Russia Probe

Roger Stone, a long-time friend and adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, said Sunday he would consider cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the
Federal Employees Return to Work as Border Wall Battle Persists

Federal Employees Return to Work as Border Wall Battle Persists

Federal employees are going back to work after the longest government shutdown in U.S. history ended late last week. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, President Donald Trump signed a bill funding the
US Lifts Sanctions on Rusal, Other Firms Linked to Russia's Deripaska

US Lifts Sanctions on Rusal, Other Firms Linked to Russia's Deripaska

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday lifted sanctions on aluminum giant Rusal and other Russian firms linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska, despite a Democratic-led push in the U.S.
'El Chapo's' Lawyers Face Tough Choices at Trial's End

'El Chapo's' Lawyers Face Tough Choices at Trial's End

With federal prosecutors expected to rest their case against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Monday, lawyers for the accused Mexican drug kingpin have given few clues about how they plan to counter three
'A Star Is Born' Leads Pack for Screen Actors Guild Awards

'A Star Is Born' Leads Pack for Screen Actors Guild Awards

Popular musical romance "A Star Is Born" - featuring the powerhouse duo of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga - leads the field for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, which are seen as a major predictor
Your EV is Cutting into the Tax Dollars California Politicians can Pocket, So Get Ready to Pay a Mileage-Based Fee for EVs

Your EV is Cutting into the Tax Dollars California Politicians can Pocket, So Get Ready to Pay a Mileage-Based Fee for EVs

Given how governments of many countries are pushing customers to opt for EVs by giving subsidies, it looked like the running cost of EVs would be very low. But that doesn’t seem to be the case with
Missing boy, 3, says he was protected by friendly bear

Missing boy, 3, says he was protected by friendly bear

The toddler was miraculously found after disappearing in freezing temperatures for two days.
Nigeria Rejects Foreign Criticism Over Judge's Suspension

Nigeria Rejects Foreign Criticism Over Judge's Suspension

Nigeria's government warned off international "meddling," insisting the West African country will conduct "free, fair elections" for the presidency on February 16.Reacting to concerns voiced by the