Volunteers Vanessa Sheffield, left, and Anakarina, who declined to give her last name, load food into bags at a food and mask
Less than a week after Mayor Lenny Curry said that there would be no mask requirement, city officials announced that coverings must be worn in 'situations where individuals cannot socially distance'
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 17:10
Italys Coast Guard Frees Trapped Whale
The Italian Coast Guard has released video of a team of divers who successfully freed a ten-meter long sperm whale that had become trapped in an illegal fishing net in the Mediterranean Sea, off Italys southwestern coast
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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 10:58
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient Roberto Martinez, left, celebrates with other DACA recipients
The US Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administrations request to rescind an Obama-era executive order that provided work permits and legal protection to young unauthorized immigrants. On this edition of Encounter, Carol Castiel talks with David Bier, from the Cato Institute and Claudia Flores, from the Center for American Progress, about the implications of this ruling.
Carol Castiel
Fri, 06/26/2020 - 19:05
An unidentified man walks past a toppled statue of Charles Linn, a city founder who was in the Confederate Navy, in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday, June 1, 2020, following a night of unrest.
Statues, monuments and other images honoring Confederate soldiers, slave owners and other controversial historical figures have been taken down or torn down from Virginia to California, either officially or by protestors themselves. Kim Lewis and VOA Senior Television Correspondent Chris Simkins speak with journalist, historian and author Jesse Holland about the implications of these once protected historical landmarks that are now facing a public reckoning, on this edition of PCUSA.
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 18:30
A healthcare worker takes down a patients information at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19 testing site, June 24, 2020, in Houston, Texas.
Join a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include new COVID-19 cases surge across the globe. On this edition of Issues in the News, listen to moderator Dan Raviv and panelists Linda Feldmann, Washington Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Star Parker, radio and television commentator and founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education.
Border Crossings: Craig Morgan
Craig Morgan is probably best known as a chart-topping country music star with over 25 Billboard hits including Thats What I Love About Sunday, International Harvester, Redneck Yacht Club, Bonfire, This Ole Boy, This Aint Nothin' and most recently, The Father, My Son, And The Holy Ghost." On May 22, Craig released his 10th album, the aptly named God, Family, and Country and a title that exemplifies the most important things in Craigs life.
VOA Connect Episode 127, Guns, Protests and Covid-19 (no captions)
America and Guns, bridging the divide?between gun owners and control advocates; protest and Buddhism; a? virtual dance troupe.
FILE - Security officers wearing protective masks stand on a street during a 24-hour curfew amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, in Sanaa, Yemen, May 6, 2020.
Host Carol Castiel talks with former Ambassador to Yemen, Stephen Seche, currently Executive Vice President of the Arab Gulf States Institute, and Katherine Zimmerman, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, about the geopolitical and humanitarian stakes in war-torn Yemen, one of the worlds poorest countries which is also struggling to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Carol Castiel
Fri, 06/19/2020 - 19:05
Mail-in voting ballot return envelope, drawing, graphic element on black
In the run-up to US presidential and congressional elections in November, host Carol Castiel and VOA senior political analyst Brian Padden, speak with John Fortier, Director of the Democracy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center and expert on early voting and absentee ballots, about the politics as well as the incentives for and obstacles to voting by mail.
Carol Castiel
Fri, 06/19/2020 - 18:30
President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on police reform after signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, June 16, 2020.
Join a panel of prominent Washington journalists as they deliberate the latest top stories of the week which include President Trump signing an executive order for police reform but Democrats and some GOP say it doesn't go far enough. Listen to moderator Shayna Estulin, Political and Foreign Affairs Correspondent and panelists Kimberly Adams, Correspondent for Marketplace and Molly Ball, National Political Correspondent for Time Magazine on the Voice of America.
Guns, Protests and Covid-19
VOA Connect Episode 127 C America and Guns, bridging the divide?between gun owners and control advocates; protest and Buddhism; a?virtual dance troupe.
Common Ground on Guns
Angela Stroud, a gun-owning scholar, is defying labels to spur reasoned?debate about firearms in America. Reporter/Camera: ?Deepak Dobhal
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 15:22
Buddha Marching
A scholar discusses his views on non-violent protest in the context of?Buddhism. Journalist and Director/Camera: ?Aaron Feder, Producer:? Kathleen McLaughlin, Editor: ?Stefan Pildes?
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 15:21
Cloud Dancers
Performers from a contemporary ballet company go virtual to rehearse?and connect. ? Reporter/Producer: ?Faiza Elmasry, Video Editor: ?Lisa?Vohra, Camera: ?Diane Coburn Burning
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 15:20
Afghans Protest Their Treatment in Iran
Afghans held protests across Afghanistan to condemn the killing of three Afghans in a car blaze in Iran
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Thu, 06/18/2020 - 14:51