Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Center-leaning Manuel Valls will face more liberal Benoit Hamon in a runoff January 29 when French left-wing voters will choose their candidate to confront conservative and nationalist rivals…

World Must Not Miss Early Signals of Any Flu Pandemic

World Must Not Miss Early Signals of Any Flu Pandemic

World Must Not Miss Early Signals of Any Flu Pandemic

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —  The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to monitor closely outbreaks of deadly avian influenza in birds and poultry and to report promptly any human…

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

PENTAGON —  A brief lockdown at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona has been lifted Monday, an Air Force spokesman told VOA. Air Force spokesman Major Andrew Schrag said the…

Former US President George H.W. Bush Recovers From Pneumonia

Former US President George H.W. Bush Recovers From Pneumonia

Former US President George H.W. Bush Recovers From Pneumonia

Doctors said Monday that the health of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who is suffering from bacterial pneumonia, is improving and that he has been moved out…

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

LONDON —  Britain’s power since 1945 has depended on hugging the United States as hard as it can — the trans-Atlantic partnership between Washington and London has magnified Britain…

Silicon Valley Company Helps Immigrants Stay in US to Build Startups

Silicon Valley Company Helps Immigrants Stay in US to Build Startups

Silicon Valley Company Helps Immigrants Stay in US to Build Startups

PALO ALTO, CA. —  Inspired by the movie Terminator, Yingzhe Fu has wanted to make robots ever since he was a child. That dream is now being realized in the form…

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

LIBREVILLE —  Some fans approach football with near religious fervor, and Christian preachers in Africa have been converging on Gabon, hoping to capitalize on the excitement surrounding the Africa Cup of…

Trump’s Inauguration ‘Largest Watched … Ever’

Trump’s Inauguration ‘Largest Watched … Ever’

Trump’s Inauguration ‘Largest Watched … Ever’

WASHINGTON —  New White House press secretary Sean Spicer, widely criticized for his assessment of the crowd size at President Donald Trump’s swearing-in last Friday, said Monday “it…

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World Must Not Miss Early Signals of Any Flu Pandemic

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —  The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to monitor closely outbreaks of deadly avian influenza in birds and poultry and to report promptly any human cases that could signal the start of a flu pandemic…

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World Must Not Miss Early Signals of Any Flu Pandemic

World Must Not Miss Early Signals of Any Flu Pandemic

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —  The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to monitor closely outbreaks of deadly avian influenza…

African Delicacies

Traveler in Africa Explains Love on the Road & 9 Other Answers

Traveler in Africa Explains Love on the Road & 9 Other Answers

  [Admin Note: For a long time, I felt like I was a traveler in Africa with one of the only…

Tourism Across Africa

Traveler in Africa Explains Love on the Road & 9 Other Answers

Traveler in Africa Explains Love on the Road & 9 Other Answers

  [Admin Note: For a long time, I felt like I was a traveler in Africa with one of the only…

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Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Valls Faces Harder-Core Hamon in France’s Socialist Runoff

Center-leaning Manuel Valls will face more liberal Benoit Hamon in a runoff January 29 when French left-wing voters…

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

Lockdown at US Air Force Base Lifted

PENTAGON —  A brief lockdown at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona has been lifted Monday, an Air Force spokesman…

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

Britain’s Leader Faces Difficult Balancing Act When Meeting Trump

LONDON —  Britain’s power since 1945 has depended on hugging the United States as hard as it can — the…

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

LIBREVILLE —  Some fans approach football with near religious fervor, and Christian preachers in Africa have been converging on Gabon, hoping…

Next Star Wars Movie Title Announced

Next Star Wars Movie Title Announced

The title of the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been revealed. Star Wars: Episode VIII will be…

Blinking Acts Like ‘Steadicam of the Mind’

Blinking Acts Like ‘Steadicam of the Mind’

On average, people blink tens of thousands of times a day, and while it was thought the involuntary motion served…