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141 Undocumented Immigrants Apply for Driver’s Licenses in California
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

LOS ANGELES—

The line at the driver’s license office in Los Angeles is so long it goes out the front door and wrapa around the building. But many of the people waiting don’t mind, including Christian Alvarado.

Created on 2015-01-09 16:09:37
142 US CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube Hacked, Apparently by IS Group
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to U.S. Central Command were apparently taken over by hackers who said they are loyal to the Islamic State group.

The Twitter account on Monday posted threats to U.S.

Created on 2015-01-12 18:01:30
143 US Central Bank Expected to Raise Interest Rates Slightly
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates slightly Wednesday afternoon as the economy nears full employment and inflation rises modestly.

Created on 2017-03-15 16:00:11
144 US Charges 61 in India-based Phone Scam
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Federal prosecutors have charged 61 entities in connection with a scam in which suspects posing as federal tax and immigration authorities allegedly bilked 15,000 people out of more than $300 million.

Created on 2016-10-27 18:55:33
145 US Factory Production Rose for 6th Straight Time in February
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

WASHINGTON —

U.S. factories cranked out more autos, steel and computers in February, the sixth straight monthly increase in manufacturing output.

Created on 2017-03-17 21:05:48
146 US Markets Stop for Breath After Record Highs
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

NEW YORK —

U.S. major stock averages took a breather this week after hitting a series of record highs over the past three weeks.

Created on 2016-12-02 20:48:23
147 US Proposes Sharp Cut in Methane Emissions
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The Obama administration is proposing a requirement to force the energy industry to cut dangerous methane emissions nearly in half over the next decade.

The White House said Wednesday it will offer rules under the country's clean air law in ...

Created on 2015-01-14 18:07:43
148 US Stocks Up Slightly as Americans Head to Polls
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Key U.S. stock market indexes rose slightly in midday trading on election day as voters render a verdict on the most angry and divisive election in modern times.

Created on 2016-11-08 20:03:30
149 US Supreme Court to Take Up Hospital Workers' Pension Dispute
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up cases about whether hospitals that are affiliated with religious groups can use their church affiliations to get exemptions from federal pension law.

Created on 2016-12-02 21:36:29
150 US to Seek China’s Help in Pressuring North Korea on Nukes
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

SEOUL—

High ranking diplomatic envoys from the U.S., South Korea, and Japan met in Seoul Wednesday to discuss how to respond to North Korea’s continued efforts to develop its nuclear program. U.S.

Created on 2015-05-27 11:45:11
151 US Unemployment Falls to 4.6 Percent
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Employers hired American workers at a brisk pace in November, pushing the unemployment rate down to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent, a reflection of rising confidence in the U.S.

Created on 2016-12-02 15:19:34
152 US University Teacher Tells Illegal Students His Classroom is not a ‘Safe Space’
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A university teacher in the U.S. state of Nevada has come under fire after he posted on social media that his classroom is not a “safe space” and he would report any students who are in the country illegally to authorities.

Created on 2016-12-02 16:28:33
153 US, Cuba to Discuss Reopening Embassies
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The United States and Cuba are holding a second day of talks in Havana aimed at restoring diplomatic relations after more than 50 years.

The reopening of U.S. and Cuban embassies in the two nation's capitals will be the main focus of the final ...

Created on 2015-01-22 14:19:08
154 US: LRA Commander in Ugandan Custody
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The U.S. Embassy in Uganda said a top Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander is now in the custody of Ugandan troops who are part of an African force tasked with hunting down the rebel fighters.

Created on 2015-01-14 10:08:23
155 Voters Around US Weigh in on Election Issues, Candidates
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Voters at polling stations across the country spoke to VOA about the issues that are most important to them, and talked about who they voted for and why.

Created on 2016-11-08 19:48:21
156 W. African Leaders Consider New Force to Fight Boko Haram
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

ACCRA—

West African leaders are considering creating a military force to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants and will hold a regional summit next week to discuss the issue, Ghana's President John Mahama said on Friday.

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Created on 2015-01-16 13:46:22
157 West Africa Gripped By Fear As Ebola Outbreak Grows
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

Created on 2014-07-28 21:11:11

158 West Urges Congo to Suspend New Election Law After Deadly Protests
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

KINSHASA—

Western powers have urged Democratic Republic of Congo to withdraw or re-draft divisive changes to electoral law due to be voted through on Thursday, after three days of deadly protests over the legislation, diplomatic source...

Created on 2015-01-22 12:34:32
159 Wildfires Sweep Through the Drought Stricken Southeastern US
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

U.S. National Guard troops are being deployed to help as firefighters battle wildfires that have destroyed homes and businesses in Gatlinburg, in the southern U.S.

Created on 2016-11-29 15:32:01
160 With a Wink to 'Twilight,' Kristen Stewart Speeds Forward
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

NEW YORK—

In "The Clouds of Sils Maria,'' Kristen Stewart's celebrity has been inverted. The paparazzi rush right past her.

She plays the efficient, constantly emailing assistant to Juliette Binoche's famed European actres...

Created on 2015-04-03 17:01:18

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