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'Luck,' by Mark Twain

'Luck,' by Mark Twain

图文2018-11-30 08:00:00

By VOA30 November, 2018Our story today is called "Luck." It was written by Mark Twain. Here is Shep O'Neal with the story.I was at a dinn...

'Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen,' by O. Henry

2018-11-23 08:00:00

By VOA23 November, 2018We present the short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and reco...

'The Ransom of Red Chief,' by O. Henry

2018-11-16 08:00:00

By VOA16 November, 2018We present the short story "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry. This story was adapted for VOA Learning English b...

'Feathertop,' by Nathaniel Hawthorne 

2018-11-09 08:00:00

By VOA09 November, 2018Our story today is called "Feathertop." It was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Lawan Davis adapted it for VOA Learn...

How Laws Are Made in the US

2018-12-02 08:00:00

The United States Congress is responsible for making and approving federal laws – rules that everyone in the country must follow. But exact...

Built, Burned, Bakery: A Short History of the US Capitol Building

2018-11-25 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly25 November, 2018The United States Capitol is one of the most famous buildings in Washington.The Capitol building is also...

What Is the US Capitol Building?

2018-11-18 08:00:00

In 1863, the American poet Walt Whitman wrote approvingly about the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC.Whitman described the b...

United States Congress Explained

2018-11-11 08:00:00

In the United States, voters choose members of Congress every two years. But what is Congress?Imagine that the U.S. government is a chair wi...

'A White Heron,' by Sarah Orne Jewett

'A White Heron,' by Sarah Orne Jewett

图文2018-11-02 08:00:00

By VOA02 November, 2018We present the short story "A White Heron" by Sarah Orne Jewett. Dona de Sanctis wrote this version for VOA Learnin...

'William Wilson,' by Edgar Allan Poe, Part One

2018-10-05 08:00:00

By VOA05 October, 2018We present the first of four parts of the short story "William Wilson," by Edgar Allan Poe. The story was originally...

'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part Two

'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part Two

图文2018-09-21 08:00:00

By VOA21 September, 2018We present the second of three parts of the short story "Benito Cereno." It was written by Herman Melville.Last we...

'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part One

2018-09-14 08:00:00

By VOA14 September, 2018We present the first of three parts of the short story "Benito Cereno." It was written by Herman Melville. Here is...

'The Devil and Tom Walker,' by Washington Irving

2018-09-07 08:00:00

By VOA07 September, 2018Our story today is, "The Devil and Tom Walker. " It was written by Washington Irving. Here is Shep O'Neal with ou...

'A Retrieved Reformation,' by O. Henry

2018-08-31 08:00:00

By VOA31 August, 2018We present the short story "A Retrieved Reformation," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and recorded by t...

US Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in 2015

US Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in 2015

图文2018-08-26 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly26 August, 2018The Supreme Court often looks at a major social issue over a series of cases. In the late 1990s and early ...

'Transients in Arcadia' by O. Henry

2018-08-24 08:00:00

By VOA24 August, 2018We present the short story "Transients in Arcadia," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and recorded by the...

'The Cop and the Anthem,' by O. Henry

2018-08-17 08:00:00

By VOA17 August, 2018We present the short story "The Cop and the Anthem," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and recorded by th...

'Hearts and Crosses,' by O. Henry, Part Two

2018-08-10 08:00:00

By VOA10 August, 2018We present Part Two of the short story "Hearts and Crosses," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and record...

Is Burning the American Flag Legal?

Is Burning the American Flag Legal?

图文2018-08-05 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly05 August, 2018The United States constitution guarantees a number of rights to U.S. citizens. One of the most famous is t...

'Hearts and Crosses,' by O. Henry, Part One

2018-08-03 08:00:00

We present part one of the short story "Hearts and Crosses," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and recorded by the U.S. Depart...

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