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Tropical Storm Beta Floods Texas Coast

The streets of Jamaica Beach, Texas were flooded by heavy rains before Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, Monday, September 21, as seen in eyewitness video. (REUTERS)

Gasoline Shortages Bite as Ordinary Syrians Try to Recover from 9 Years of Conflict

Syrian government blames US sanctions for shortages, while outage of Syria's main refinery intensifies crisis

Shaka: Extra Time

Africa 54

You are watching Africa 54, your daily news and feature magazine-style program, from the Voice of America. Host Esther Githui-Ewart and a team of correspondents zero in on the big stories making news on the continent and around the world with context and analysis.

In pictures: Ash covers Ecuador farming land

Ash from a volcanic eruption has contaminated farming land in six of Ecuador's provinces.

EU leaders' summit postponed as guard tests positive for Covid-19

A security guard tested positive for the virus, forcing EU chief Charles Michel to quarantine.

Lebanon explosion 'destroys Hezbollah arms depot'

Security sources say the blast in the village of Ain Qana was the result of an accident.

NASA Plans to Land First Woman on the Moon in 2024

Lunar landing will be America’s first since 1972

President Trump Addresses UN General Assembly

Trump has strong message for China as UNGA celebrates 75th anniversary

US, Europol: Operation Disrupted Dark Web Opioid Trafficking 

Multinational effort resulted in 179 arrests