Today’s VOA60 USA:
President Obama raises two million dollars for his re-election campaign in speech at Washington hotel.
Former Congressman Newt Gingrich drops out of the Republican presidential race. Oil boom in Harper County, Kansas is bringing in a lot of oil workers and that’s good for local motel and restaurants. Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” sells for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York. Eva Mendes premieres new mother-daughter drama “Girl In Progress” in Los Angeles
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.