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California Fire Prompts Evacuations; Oregon Blaze Balloons 

California Fire Prompts Evacuations; Oregon Blaze Balloons 

A rapidly growing wildfire south of Lake Tahoe jumped a highway, prompting more evacuation orders and the cancellation of an...

Chaos in the Caribbean: Roots of Haitian and Cuban Crises

Chaos in the Caribbean: Roots of Haitian and Cuban Crises

Professor William LeoGrande, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs in the Department of Government at the American University, and Professor...

Director Lee Jumps Gun at Cannes, Says ‘Titane’ Wins Cannes Prize

Director Lee Jumps Gun at Cannes, Says ‘Titane’ Wins Cannes Prize

Titane, a wildly imaginative film about a serial killer by French director Julia Ducournau, won the top Palme d’Or prize at...

Death Toll Rises to 168 in Germany, Belgium Floods

Death Toll Rises to 168 in Germany, Belgium Floods

The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 168 on Saturday after burst...

Gunmen Kidnap Dozens of Villagers in Northwestern Nigeria

Gunmen Kidnap Dozens of Villagers in Northwestern Nigeria

Gunmen abducted at least 60 people in northwestern Nigeria after riding motorbikes into five villages and firing sporadically into the...

Jazz America

Jazz America

Jazz America

Jazz America

US Politicians Battle over Voting Rights Legislation

US Politicians Battle over Voting Rights Legislation

Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson and correspondent for Marketplace Kimberly Adams...

Australia Called ‘Easy’ Target for Hackers

Australia Called ‘Easy’ Target for Hackers

Australian cybersecurity experts are calling for more aggressive government action to protect businesses from ransomware attacks. Experts have warned a...

Experts Say Genetic Data Collection by Chinese Company Presents Global Policy Challenge

Experts Say Genetic Data Collection by Chinese Company Presents Global Policy Challenge

A Chinese gene company is collecting genetic data through prenatal tests from women in more than 50 countries for research...