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Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94 

American George Laurer worked on the project for IBM in the 1970s

New Zealand volcano: What we know about those affected

The latest information on the people affected by the deadly eruption on New Zealand's White Island.

Gabon Steps Up Counter-Poaching Efforts to Save Elephants

More than 70% of the African forest elephant species has been wiped out, primarily by poachers slaughtering them for their ivory. Park rangers are on the front lines defending them. But in the Central African country of Gabon these park rangers, also known as eco-guards, aren't going it alone. Now the U.S military is joining the fight by helping to train the rangers who protect the elephants. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb gives us an exclusive look at the counter-poaching effort.

Chile missing C-130 plane: Floating debris found

Thirty-eight people were on board the Antarctic-bound transport plane that disappeared on Monday.

Israel will hold unprecedented third election in a year

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have been unable to form majority coalitions.

Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed at Combating Campus Anti-Semitism

Some American Jews express concern about the US government categorizing them as part of a nationality 

Steel Knight 20

U.S. Marines and Sailors participated in Steel Knight 20.

Official: Cruise Ship Could House 1,000 Oakland Homeless

A San Francisco Bay Area city official wants to explore the possibility of using a cruise ship to house up to 1,000 homeless people amid a high cost of living and a shortage of housing

US Urges DPRK to Halt Provocations, Work on Denuclearization Deal

At UN meeting, Washington dangles both sticks and carrots to Pyongyang

US Military Leaders, Congress Spar Over Syria Pullout

At congressional hearing, US defense secretary also raises concerns about Turkey's ties with Russia