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US Weekly Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Point Since Late '69 Friday, July 20th, 2018

(VOA): The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped last week to its lowest point in more than 48 years as the labor market strengthens further, but trade tensions are casting a shadow over the economy's outlook. Other data on Thursday showed manufacturing..

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Pompeo to VOA: China on Wrong Side of Religious Freedom

(VOA): Days ahead of the first-ever ministerial talks hosted by the State Department to advance religious freedom around the world, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with VOA State Department correspondent Nike Ching on Thursday, addressing pressing issues including the plight of..

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VOA's Interview With Mike Pompeo

(VOA): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will not send any Americans to Russia for questioning on allegations of money laundering. Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to let U.S. investigators question officials in Moscow about Russia's interference in the 2016..

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VOA Interview: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

(VOA): Days ahead of the first-ever ministerial talks hosted by the State Department to advance religious freedom around the world, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with VOA State Department correspondent Nike Ching on Thursday, addressing pressing issues including the plight of..

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US Seen Receiving Frosty Reception at G-20 Meeting

(VOA): The financial leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies meet in Buenos Aires this weekend for the first time since long-simmering trade tensions burst into the open when China and the United States put tariffs on $34 billion of each other's goods. The United..

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Unnecessary Fussing: China, the United States and APEC Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

The parents on the global stage of power are bickering and now, such entertainingly distracting forums as APEC (the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum) are left..