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Stories with subject: Foreign aid
  • Senate slates vote to confirm nominee to lead aid agency 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 4:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate Wednesday set a Nov. 30 vote to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. international aid agency.

  • Aid groups warn of crisis in earthquake-hit Nepal 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 12:35 am

    BHAKTAPUR, Nepal - There is no sign of the government-promised new houses that were to shelter millions of victims of Nepal's devastating spring earthquake. The agency that was supposed to oversee billions of dollars in spending no longer exists. And border protests continue to prevent needed supplies from getting in.