Adding caffeine to peanut butter is a terrible idea, says a U.S. senator. But the company behind Steem Peanut Butter says the added caffeine will help people get energy without drinking lots of coffee or energy drinks.
From Chicago pizza to roadside burgers in Los Angeles, the food along Route 66 plays a special -- and delicious -- part of any journey down America's Main Street. More
New studies show the rate of marriage for children in Africa continues to increase. Most African countries bar child marriage. But experts say enforcement is poor, and traditional beliefs about girls and women still rule. Experts are gathering in Zambia to talk about how to end the custom. More
As the holiday shopping season begins, hackers are trying to trick users into revealing their private account information. Last week, hackers tried to trick Amazon.com users into handing over their passwords and user names. Last holiday season, eBay and other online shopping websites were attacked. More
Onigiri rice ball is a popular food in Japan. VOA Learning English visited an onigiri-making class. The organizers are raising money for World Food Day. By uploading pictures of making or eating onigiri, everyone can donate for children who need help. More
Many Americans spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, celebrating with a traditional meal. But for others, it is a competition. Across the United States, there are contests to see who can eat the most pumpkin pie. These events go from October through Thanksgiving. More
Anthony Graves was cleared of murder charges after spending 19 years in prison for the crime. For more than half of those years, he was scheduled to be executed. Now, Graves spends his days as a free man trying to reform the US justice system. His prosecutor has been disbarred from law practice. More
Not sure what gift to get your loved one? Think technology! Consider these fun and useful tech gift ideas. You do not have to be a high-tech expert to get excited about these gifts. You may even find something special for yourself! More
Several leaders of non-governmental organizations came together to mark International Education Week. At a discussion in Washington, D.C., they told about education programs in places like Lebanon to prevent violence between Lebanese and Syrian youth. More
VOA's Anna Matteo interviews colleague Kelly Jean Kelly on her recent expedition. This month Kelly followed the footsteps of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Hear some stories she brought back with her. And learn the difference among road trip, business trip and expedition, as well as other words! More
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