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Officials: New Top US Commander for Afghanistan Being Considered

Officials: New Top US Commander for Afghanistan Being Considered

Lieutenant General Scott Miller is the expected nominee to command U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, a U.S. official with knowledge of the process told VOA.U.S.-led international forces in
NFL Owners Adopt Anthem Policy; Players Plan to Fight

NFL Owners Adopt Anthem Policy; Players Plan to Fight

NFL owners opted on Wednesday to approve a policy for player conduct during the national anthem. Players, coaches and personnel on the field must stand when the anthem is played, or will be fined and
US Think Tank Takes Heat for Hosting Putin-Linked Oligarchs

US Think Tank Takes Heat for Hosting Putin-Linked Oligarchs

A dozen prominent anti-Kremlin thinkers and activists have published an open letter condemning a major Washington research organization for hosting an off-the-record round-table dinner for two
Trump Can't Block Critics on Twitter, Judge Rules

Trump Can't Block Critics on Twitter, Judge Rules

A U.S. judge in New York ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump can't block his critics from making snarky remarks about him and his policies in response to his barrage of tweets on Twitter.Judge
Trump Adviser Kushner Gets Permanent Security Clearance

Trump Adviser Kushner Gets Permanent Security Clearance

Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, finally has a permanent security clearance.A background check of Kushner run by the FBI took more than a year to clear.
High Hopes But Tough Road for Black Woman in Georgia Governor's Race

High Hopes But Tough Road for Black Woman in Georgia Governor's Race

She’s a Yale-educated attorney and a romance novelist who served a decade in the Georgia legislature. Now Stacey Abrams has gained a shot at becoming the first black woman elected governor in U.S.
US Health Chief Pledges More Action If Ebola Spreads

US Health Chief Pledges More Action If Ebola Spreads

President Donald Trump's top health official said Wednesday that the U.S. and global partners will “take the steps necessary” to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against
Trump Wants Aid Cut to Nations Not Helping US Stem Illegal Immigration

Trump Wants Aid Cut to Nations Not Helping US Stem Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump called Wednesday for a "radical change" to the structure of U.S. aid to countries deemed not sufficiently assisting the United States in keeping violent illegal immigrants from

NYC Transit Boss Unveils Sweeping 10-Year Subway Modernization Plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping plan to modernize the city's subway system over the next 10 years. From a report: The proposal, which new New York City

Safety Groups Call On FTC To Investigate Tesla’s “Dangerously Misleading” Claims About Autopilot

Consumer Watchdog and The Center for Auto Safety are teaming up to take on Tesla and its Autopilot marketing. |

2019 Mercedes E-Class Lineup Gains Upgraded V6 With 362 HP

Mercedes has announced a series of updates to the 2019 E-Class including new technology and an upgraded engine. |
Burundi Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts

Burundi Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts

Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets.Burundi’s National Communication Council announced the
Chicago Council Backs Obama Presidential Center Plans

Chicago Council Backs Obama Presidential Center Plans

The effort to build the Obama Presidential Center in a park on Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama's political career began cleared its biggest hurdle yet Wednesday when the City Council signed
Trump Says New 'Structure' Needed in China Trade Deal

Trump Says New 'Structure' Needed in China Trade Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday “a different structure” is needed in trade negotiations with China, but he did not provide further details on the kind of change he seeks.“Our trade deal
Starbucks Calls Anti-Bias Training Part of ‘Long-Term Journey’

Starbucks Calls Anti-Bias Training Part of ‘Long-Term Journey’

Starbucks Corp. on Wednesday revealed details of the employee anti-bias training program that will take place behind closed doors at 8,000 U.S. company-owned cafes on the afternoon of May 29.Starbucks
California’s Feinstein No Longer Supports Death Penalty

California’s Feinstein No Longer Supports Death Penalty

California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer backs the death penalty, a reversal of decades-long support that comes during a primary campaign where her stiffest challenge is from a fellow
Trump Seeking Way to Levy Tariff on Auto Imports

Trump Seeking Way to Levy Tariff on Auto Imports

U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider opening an investigation into the effect of vehicle imports on national security."I instructed Secretary Ross to
US judge bars Trump from blocking critics on Twitter

US judge bars Trump from blocking critics on Twitter

A U.S. judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views.
Family Rejoices at Finding of Soldier's World War II Plane

Family Rejoices at Finding of Soldier's World War II Plane

Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces instead, and on March 11, 1944, the
Forecasters: Central Pacific Could See 6 Hurricanes

Forecasters: Central Pacific Could See 6 Hurricanes

The Central Pacific could see anywhere from three to six hurricanes over the next six months, forecasters predicted Wednesday. That would be an increase over the two named storms last year.Storm