VOA 60 is a 1 minute overview of the day's top news stories -- comprised of compelling video clips with simple captions. It is short, concise, and straight to the point so that viewers will be able to get their daily dose of news in less time.
At least 120 tornadoes ravage Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa, killing at least five people. Saying the “window of survivability” has closed, rescuers suspend search for four sailors swept overboard during race off California coast. “Tea Party” demonstrators in Wisconsin protest high government spending. Urban farmers in Austin, Texas display their crops to city residents. National Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C.
President Obama says he is confident Supreme Court will uphold legality of his health care legislation. Former student goes on shooting rampage and kills at least seven people at religious college in California. Republican front-runner Mitt Romney is looking for more votes in presidential primaries today in Maryland, Wisconsin and Washington, D.C. Three people are seriously injured when small experimental plane crashes into Florida supermarket, sending shoppers and employees fleeing. University of Kentucky fans celebrate their team’s victory over University of Kansas in US college basketball championship.