A new report shows that ethnic minority students in the UK are more likely to go to college than white British students. Researchers found that poor white British students are the least likely of all groups to go to university.
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
Japanese officials are investigating the discovery of damaged boats holding dead bodies. Japanese officials would not say which country was the origin of the boats. But they hinted strongly that the boats came from North Korea. More
America’s holiday shopping season starts at Thanksgiving, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. They are the two busiest shopping days in the U.S. More shoppers are shopping online, using smartphones to search for the best deals. More
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. 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
White deer are rare in most places around the world because they are easy to spot against green or brown forest backgrounds. It makes them a good target for hunters and animal predators like coyotes and wolves. Conservation groups want to protect the deer by buying their habitat. More
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto and sent pictures back to Earth. NASA’s New Horizon scientists manipulated the image of Pluto. Scientists used color to show the many different and diverse areas on Pluto. More
The number of international students studying in the US is larger than ever. There was a 10 percent increase in the number of international students from 2014 to 2015. International students also added $30.8 billion to the US economy. 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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