VOA News: United States Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:58:55 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Solar Decathlon Showcases Solar-Powered Homes Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:58:55 +0200 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:58:55 -0400 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:58:55 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-14-voa22.cfm?rss=united states 20 universities from four countries competed to design the most efficient home "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-14-voa22.cfm?RSS=United States" Do You Have Some James Bond in You? Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:00:17 +0200 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:00:17 -0400 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:00:17 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-10-14-voa27.cfm?rss=united states Series of survival guides turns nerds into action heroes "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-10-14-voa27.cfm?RSS=United States" Dow Jones Crosses 10,000 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:17:00 +0200 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:17:00 -0400 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:17:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-14-voa45.cfm?rss=united states Financial experts say day-to-day market movement is often driven as much by psychological factors as economic ones "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-14-voa45.cfm?RSS=United States" US Men's Soccer Team Wins Regional World Cup Qualifying Group Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:38:30 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:38:30 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:38:30 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa11.cfm?rss=united states Team USA rallies to dramatic 2-2 tie against Costa Rica with header from last-chance corner kick by Jonathan Bornstein "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa11.cfm?RSS=United States" US Jobs Improve, Inflation Eases Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:26:00 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:26:00 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 09:26:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa15.cfm?rss=united states Report from Labor Department says 514,000 Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment compensation last week "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa15.cfm?RSS=United States" Obama to Visit New Orleans, Review Rebuilding Efforts Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:20:00 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:20:00 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:20:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa20.cfm?rss=united states In first visit to city since becoming president, Barack Obama will visit charter school, talk to students "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa20.cfm?RSS=United States" Big US Banks Beat Expectations Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:46:00 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:46:00 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 10:46:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa23.cfm?rss=united states Goldman Sachs reports $3.2 billion in earnings for three-month period that ended in September; Citigroup says it saw $101 million in profits for third quarter "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa23.cfm?RSS=United States" Obama Signs Massive Aid Package to Pakistan Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:25:24 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:25:24 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:25:24 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa26.cfm?rss=united states White House says law demonstrates broad support in US for Pakistan "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa26.cfm?RSS=United States" Ethiopian Sorghum Breeder Wins 2009 World Food Prize Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:39:22 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:39:22 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:39:22 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/science/2009-10-15-voa29.cfm?rss=united states Ejeta's work went beyond the lab to deliver results to farmers "www.voanews.com/english/Science/2009-10-15-voa29.cfm?RSS=United States" New Figures Show Slight Improvement in US Jobless Picture Thu, 15 Oct 2009 17:16:21 +0200 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 17:16:21 -0400 Thu, 15 Oct 2009 17:16:21 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa32.cfm?rss=united states Latest economic data points to slow recovery from deep and prolonged recession "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-15-voa32.cfm?RSS=United States"