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Milwaukee Museum Features Thousands of Bobbleheads

Milwaukee Museum Features Thousands of Bobbleheads

A new museum in Milwaukee may well hold the largest collection of bobbleheads anyone has ever seen, displaying more than 6,500 figures of athletes, mascots, celebrities, animals, cartoon characters,
Trump Speech Underlines Allies' Fears Over US Troop Withdrawal

Trump Speech Underlines Allies' Fears Over US Troop Withdrawal

U.S. allies have given a cautious welcome to President Donald Trump's announcement of a second summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, to be held in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang later
David Malpass, Sharp Critic of World Bank, Could Be Its Next Leader

David Malpass, Sharp Critic of World Bank, Could Be Its Next Leader

David Malpass has been a sharp critic of the World Bank, the Washington-based lending institution for impoverished nations, and now he could be its next leader.Malpass, the under secretary of the U.S.
FBI Raids Puerto Rico Bank Amid Venezuela Sanctions Probe

FBI Raids Puerto Rico Bank Amid Venezuela Sanctions Probe

FBI agents raided a bank in Puerto Rico Wednesday amid allegations over violations of U.S. sanctions imposed on those who do business with Venezuela's government.FBI spokesman Luis Rivera-Santana told
Erdogan Slams Washington Over Venezuela

Erdogan Slams Washington Over Venezuela

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is accusing Washington of "imperialism" in its efforts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Erdogan's latest verbal salvo in support of his ally Maduro
Trump Taps World Bank Critic David Malpass to Lead It

Trump Taps World Bank Critic David Malpass to Lead It

President Donald Trump says Treasury Department official David Malpass is his choice to lead the World Bank.Trump introduced Malpass on Wednesday as the "right person to take on this incredibly
Female Genital Mutilation Occurs in the United States

Female Genital Mutilation Occurs in the United States

The United Nations has declared Feb. 6 International Zero Tolerance Day for Female Genital Mutilation. Contrary to popular perception, female genital mutilation, or FGM, is relatively widespread in
Yechiel Eckstein, Rabbi Who Built Ties With Christians, Dies

Yechiel Eckstein, Rabbi Who Built Ties With Christians, Dies

Yechiel Eckstein, an Israeli-American rabbi who raised hundreds of millions of dollars for Israel by promoting closer ties with evangelical Christians around the world, died on Wednesday.The
Trump Says Curtain Likely to Fall on IS Caliphate Within Days

Trump Says Curtain Likely to Fall on IS Caliphate Within Days

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he expected to formally declare victory over the Islamic State terror group’s self-declared caliphate in the next week."Nobody thought it was possible
Number of Detained Students Grows in Fake University Case

Number of Detained Students Grows in Fake University Case

The number of foreign students detained in an alleged visa fraud scheme that involved a fake U.S. university has climbed to 146. A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official told VOA on
Democrat-Controlled House Makes Gun Safety Top Priority

Democrat-Controlled House Makes Gun Safety Top Priority

The Democratic House majority has put gun violence back on the agenda for the first time in eight years, hearing testimony Wednesday on Capitol Hill from victims and gun-safety activists.“Despite the
Arizona City Wants Border Wall Razor Wire Gone

Arizona City Wants Border Wall Razor Wire Gone

Officials in a small Arizona border city passed a resolution Wednesday night condemning the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through downtown.The City
US Political Activist Linked to Russian Agent Charged with Money Laundering, Fraud

US Political Activist Linked to Russian Agent Charged with Money Laundering, Fraud

A conservative U.S. political activist romantically linked to admitted Russian agent Maria Butina has been indicted by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and money laundering charges, the U.S.
With New Fitness Test, Army Aims to be More Combat Ready

With New Fitness Test, Army Aims to be More Combat Ready

Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of
Experts: Plan for Partial Denuclearization Realistic Goal at 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Experts: Plan for Partial Denuclearization Realistic Goal at 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

A roadmap for partial denuclearization is a realistic goal for President Donald Trump to set for the second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, because Pyongyang is unlikely to give up all

Trump predicts all IS group territory will be cleared next week

US President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that the Islamic State group will have lost by next week all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria.
Globsters: When Sea Monsters Wash Ashore

Globsters: When Sea Monsters Wash Ashore

On November 30, 1896, two young boys, Herbert Coles and Dunham Coretter, were bicycling along Anastasia Island, near St. Augustine on the Atlantic coast of Florida, the United States, when they
California Utility Vows to Improve Wildfire Prevention

California Utility Vows to Improve Wildfire Prevention

Up to 5 million California customers could temporarily lose power this year in the name of wildfire prevention if regulators approve Pacific Gas & Electric’s $2.3 billion safety proposal submitted
Dad leaves baby on train to go for a cigarette then watches it leave without him

Dad leaves baby on train to go for a cigarette then watches it leave without him

Video footage shows the man frantically sprinting after the train with his baby on board.
UN Highlights Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

UN Highlights Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

The United Nations is highlighting zero tolerance for female genital mutilation, or FGM. In a statement this week, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called it an "abhorrent human rights