November 29, 2015 06:57 UTC


As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.

This Is America

This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States.

American Mosaic

American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States.

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States. Each report tells how the country and its people have developed.

Science in the News

Science in the News tells about news from the worlds of science and the environment.

Words and Their Stories

Words and Their Stories programs explain idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.

In the News

In the News explains the main news stories of the day to help make sense of our world.

Learning English Broadcast

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.

Coming Up 12:30 AM - 1:00 AM Monday 30 Nov

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Word of the Day

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