Browse the latest news items or filter by date range.
Date Range

Jozef Puska, 31, charged with murder of Ashling Murphy

A man appears at a special court in the Republic of Ireland charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy.

CDC: Prior Infection Plus Vaccines Provide Best COVID Protection

A new study in two states that compares coronavirus protection from a prior infection and vaccination concludes that getting the shots is still the safest way to prevent COVID-19.  The study examined infections in New York and California last summer and fall and found people who were both vaccinated and had survived a prior bout of COVID-19 had the most protection. But unvaccinated people with a past infection were a close second. By fall, when the more contagious delta variant had taken… Read Full Article

Afcon 2021: Nigeria top group after win over Guinea-Bissau

Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group games.

US Democrats' Push for Voting Law Changes Likely to Fail

U.S. Democrats' yearlong effort to overhaul the country's voting rules comes to a head Wednesday night in the Senate, but indications are their quest likely will fail. As debate began in the politically divided 100-member chamber, there was no sign that any Republicans would support the plan, which would allow for national oversight of elections to override new voting rules enacted by 19 Republican-controlled state legislatures.  There also was no indication that two key centrist… Read Full Article

Blinken Reassures Ukrainians Amid Russian Invasion Threat

On a visit to Kyiv, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reassured the people of Ukraine that the United States stands with them in the face of a potentially imminent Russian invasion. After meeting with Ukraine’s foreign minister Wednesday, Blinken spoke with VOA in Kyiv about the U.S. diplomatic effort to calm the situation. VOA’s Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports. Producer: Rob Raffaele.

Jumping in the New Year with a Joint-partner Exercise

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A bilateral collaboration of U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force

Afcon 2021: Egypt reach last 16 with win over Sudan

Egypt edge past Sudan to finish second in Group D and qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Dies at 102

WASHINGTON -- Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee died in his home Jan. 16. He was 102 years old.

VOA Newscasts

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, Voice of America keeps you in touch with the latest news. We bring you reports from our correspondents and interviews with newsmakers from across the world.

Kadena E-3 Sentries More Lethal Than Ever

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Kadena Air Base recently received two new E-3G Sentry Airborne Warning and