VOA News: United States Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Seattle Sounders Win US Open Cup Soccer Title Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa12.cfm?rss=united states Seattle edges DC United 2-1 to take championship in Washington, DC match "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa12.cfm?RSS=United States" Argonne National Laboratory Hosts Public Open House Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:50:56 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:50:56 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:50:56 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa17.cfm?rss=united states Originally established for study of nuclear technology, facility is now on cutting edge of research on alternative energy "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa17.cfm?RSS=United States" US East Coast Suburb Residents Protest Gadhafi Visit Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:17:03 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:17:03 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:17:03 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa18.cfm?rss=united states Englewood, New Jersey residents say they distrust Libyan leader's reported decision not to stay in their town "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa18.cfm?RSS=United States" US, Russia Make Progress on Nuclear Arms Deal Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:35:32 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:35:32 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:35:32 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa20.cfm?rss=united states Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says treaty to cut Cold War nuclear weapons arsenals will be ready on time "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa20.cfm?RSS=United States" California Firefighters Save Observatory as Wildfire Continues to Burn Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:32 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:32 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:32 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa25.cfm?rss=united states Officials say firefighting force atop Mount Wilson managed to keep flames from reaching observatory and critical communication towers "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa25.cfm?RSS=United States" Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?rss=united states 'New York Times' newspaper says it has obtained a copy of memoir, 'True Compass', scheduled to be released on September 14 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?RSS=United States" NASA: Approaching 'Junk' No Threat to Spacewalk Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:07:00 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:07:00 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:07:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa31.cfm?rss=united states Engineers expect debris to pass within three kilometers of International Space Station on Friday "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa31.cfm?RSS=United States" Biden: US Economic Stimulus Package Working Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:02:07 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:02:07 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:02:07 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa37.cfm?rss=united states Critics say plan is overly complex, but vice president says stimulus measure has improved 'the trajectory of our economy' "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa37.cfm?RSS=United States" Jimena Weakens to Tropical Storm Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:15:00 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:15:00 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:15:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa40.cfm?rss=united states National Hurricane Center says storm is carrying maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers an hour, as it closes in on Santa Rosalita area "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa40.cfm?RSS=United States" Massachusetts Attorney General Announces Candidacy for Kennedy Seat Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:57:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa47.cfm?rss=united states Other Democrats thought to be considering a run include Kennedy's nephew, former congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa47.cfm?RSS=United States"