Today’s VOA60 USA:
President Obama and Mitt Romney trade charges over US response to attacks in Egypt and Libya.
Romney’s running-mate, Paul Ryan, campaigns in his home state of Wisconsin. Former President Bill Clinton urges Florida voters to give Obama four more years. Chicago teachers’ strike is costing parents as they now have to pay day care costs for their children. Bank robbers take Los Angeles police on a wild ride, throwing out money as they attempt to flee.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is in Vietnam for talks to strengthen military ties between Hanoi and Washington.
Space shuttle Enterprise passes New York landmarks on its way to its new home – the
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on the west side of Manhattan.
Charged with killing unarmed black teenager, neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman is back in a Florida jail after court revokes his bail.
Hundreds gather for the annual Latino Food Festival in Bakersfield, California.
Teen vampire movie “Twilight” receives the top award at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.
Rhode Island’s Olivia Culpo is named Miss USA and will compete in December in Miss Universe contest.
President Barack Obama travels to Kabul to sign pact setting the course for US-Afghan relations after the war’s end.
New York Jury finds Bosnian-born American citizen guilty of attempting to bomb New York subway and plotting to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan. Occupy Wall Street protesters were back on the streets of many American cities to mark May Day. Thousands of volunteers gather for the annual cleanup of the Los Angeles River. A 15-year-old Arizona girl is getting ready to graduate not only high school, but college. Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” is for sale at Sotheby’s auction house in New York and the price could be as high as $150 million to $200 million.