As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.
In the News explains the main news stories of the day to help make sense of our world.
This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States.
American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States.
The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States. Each report tells how the country and its people have developed.
Learn English as you read and listen to a weekly show with short stories by famous American authors. Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular VOA English.
Science in the News tells about news from the worlds of science and the environment.
Words and Their Stories programs explain idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.
Learning English programs use a limited vocabulary and short sentences. They are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Our broadcasts were formerly known as Special English.