US Rejoins Paris Climate Pact

The United States has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement after the Trump administration abandoned the global climate pact saying it was too costly for business.  VOA's Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports.

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Long Lines for COVID-19 Vaccine at Houston NRG Park.

Long Lines for COVID-19 Vaccine at Houston NRG Park.

A massive COVID-19 vaccination clinic opened Wednesday morning in Houston. Organizers say it could serve 6,000 people per day. Video from KTRK showed lines of vehicles being funneled into vaccination stations underneath white tents in a parking lo...

Truck Crashes Into Train in Texas

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Elephant Riders Join Myanmar Takeover Protest

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Protests Over Rapper’s Jailing Test Spain’s Democratic Principles.

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Spanish leaders pledge to bring country’s freedom of expression laws in line with the rest of Europe amid violence over jailing of rapper who insulted the monarchy #spainprotests