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FILE - A bicyclist rides under the largest free-flying American flag in the world, over the George Washington Bridge Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.

US Celebrates Labor Day

The first Monday in September became an official holiday in 1894 after a push by the nation's labor unions More

Chinese Americans: Discrimination in US Still a Problem, but Improving

In this last of three reports on U.S. public views of Chinese Americans, VOA looks at how discriminatory attitudes, while persistent, appear to be on the decline. More

FILE - Douglas McAuthur McCain, a U.S. citizen, believed to have been killed in Syria fighting for the Islamic State.

Jihadist Recruitment Tools Raise US Concerns

As many as 100 Americans, 900 Europeans thought to have traveled to Iraq and Syria to join groups like the Islamic State More

Robert L. Thomas Jr. (C),  Commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet talks with Chinese general Yuan Yubo (L) at a port in Qingdao, during the U.S. Seventh Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) visit to China, Shandong province, August 5, 2014.

Analysts: More US-China Military Cooperation Needed

Defense analysts expect to see more dangerous mid-air encounters as China’s military grows stronger and becomes uncomfortable with US military presence so close to its territory More

File - Bui Thi Minh Hang (R), during an anti-China protest in downtown Hanoi on July 24, 2011.

US Slams Vietnam for Jailing Dissidents

The dissidents were arrested earlier this year while riding in a convoy of motorcycles to visit a former political prisoner More

US Observes Memorial Day to Honor War Dead

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  • President Barack Obama speaks to a visitor at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
  • A couple photograph themselves amongst a sea of flags on Boston Common in Boston, May 26, 2013.
  • Motorcyclists ride across the Memorial Bridge into Washington during the annual Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" parade ahead of Monday's Memorial Day celebration, May 26, 2013.
  • A veteran takes photographs at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, May 26, 2013.
  • Jane Wick, left, and Mary Ann Chubirka wave flags while watching the College Point Memorial Day Parade in New York, May 26, 2013.
  • President Barack Obama talks with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013.
  • Faith Roesch, 6, participates in the the College Point Memorial Day Parade in New York, May 26, 2013.
  • A veteran visits Arlington National Cemetery during the Memorial Day weekend, May 25, 2013. (D. Manis/VOA)

Photogallery US Journalist Kidnapped in Syria Returns Home

Peter Theo Curtis, 45, who arrived in Boston late Tuesday tells reporters he is overwhelmed and emotional over support he's received from Americans

Foley May Have Volunteered For Execution

Family of American journalist beheaded by Islamic State terror group believes he may have volunteered to be killed to spare lives of fellow hostages

Photogallery California Governor Declares State of Emergency After 6.0 Earthquake

Governor Jerry Brown declares state of emergency in parts of state, following biggest temblor in Bay area in 25 years

Photogallery UN Launches ‘Biggest Aid Operation in 30 Years’ in Iraq

Move aims to help thousands of Iraqi religious minorities who fled their homes as Kurdish, Iraqi government forces battle Sunni insurgents

Photogallery Streets of Ferguson Calm Following Days of Violence

Earlier Wednesday, US Attorney General Eric Holder met in Ferguson with community leaders and residents of the town

Photogallery US Ebola Patient to Leave Hospital

Doctors say aid worker Kent Brantly had fully recovered from virus

Video US Acknowledges Unsuccessful Syria Rescue Attempt

Officials say air and ground operation was not successful because hostages were not present at targeted location

US Seeks to Expand Defense Ties With India

US defense secretary tells reporters he wants to find more opportunities for US and India to work together, renew a 10-year Defense Trade and Technology Initiative

China has a Long Corruption, Reform Struggle Ahead

When President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang began their push to promote reforms, individuals such as Zhou were seen as a key obstacle to that effort

Obama Stresses Cooperation in Phone Call with China's Xi

The phone call follows annual talks last week between top US and Chinese leaders in Beijing

US, China Strike Conciliatory Tone as Annual Talks Begin

While conciliatory public statements are standard feature of the yearly talks, both sides will address sensitive issues challenging bilateral relations

Hillary Clinton Says US Needs Woman in Charge

Former senator and wife of former President Bill Clinton, is widely expected to run for White House in 2016

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