VOA News: United States Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:44:27 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America US Defends Cuba Policy Amid UN Condemnation Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:44:27 +0200 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:44:27 -0400 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:44:27 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa57.cfm?rss=united states US response follows overwhelming vote at the UN General Assembly condemning US trade embargo against Cuba "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa57.cfm?RSS=United States" Obama Signs $680 Billion Defense Bill Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:53:04 +0200 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:53:04 -0400 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 20:53:04 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa58.cfm?rss=united states President says cuts he is making in defense budget will make US military more efficient and save taxpayers' money "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa58.cfm?RSS=United States" Professional American Football Returns to Britain Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:36:48 +0200 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:36:48 -0400 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:36:48 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa62.cfm?rss=united states For third year in a row, a sell-out crowd screamed and enjoyed a piece of true Americana in a regular season contest "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa62.cfm?RSS=United States" Color Lithographs Illustrate 19th Century 'Explosion of Color' Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:47:39 +0200 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:47:39 -0400 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:47:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa63.cfm?rss=united states The printing process known as lithography began in Germany and then spread to America, where brightly colored printing transformed popular culture "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa63.cfm?RSS=United States" Obama Signs Expanded Hate Crimes Law Wed, 28 Oct 2009 23:20:01 +0200 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 23:20:01 -0400 Wed, 28 Oct 2009 23:20:01 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa65.cfm?rss=united states Under measure, government has greater ability to investigate and prosecute acts of violence driven by prejudice "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa65.cfm?RSS=United States" Clinton Suggests Pakistan Knows Where Al-Qaida Leaders Are Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:33:00 +0200 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:33:00 -0400 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:33:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa6.cfm?rss=united states Secretary of State says it is hard to believe government could not 'get' terrorists if it wanted to "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa6.cfm?RSS=United States" US Faces H1N1 Flu Vaccine Shortage Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:10:34 +0200 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:10:34 -0400 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:10:34 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa10.cfm?rss=united states Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there is not enough H1N1 vaccine available for everyone in the United States "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa10.cfm?RSS=United States" US 'Pay Czar' Proposes Executive Pay Cuts Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:04:04 +0200 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:04:04 -0400 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:04:04 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa12.cfm?rss=united states Treasury official tells Congress standards set for seven bailed-out companies should serve as guide for broader market "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa12.cfm?RSS=United States" US Economy Grows for First Time in More Than a Year Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:21:41 +0200 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:21:41 -0400 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:21:41 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa13.cfm?rss=united states New Department of Commerce report says GDP grew at annual pace of 3.5 percent in third quarter - faster than predicted "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa13.cfm?RSS=United States" Obama Attends Return of Fallen US Soldiers From Afghanistan Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:49:08 +0200 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:49:08 -0400 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:49:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa18.cfm?rss=united states US president makes overnight trip to Delaware military air base to meet plane carrying bodies of 18 US soldiers, civilian personnel "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa18.cfm?RSS=United States"