Washington, July 26 : Hillary Clinton in a recent interview referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin as "tough" and "arrogant" and said that he was also capable of exuding charm.
Washington, July 26 : The United States closed its embassy in Libya and evacuated the staffers to neighbouring Tunisia amid security concerns in the restive north African country, the State Department said Saturday.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, July 26 : Next week, US President Barack Obama and his wife will host 12 differently-abled people from all over the world, including one from Mumbai, for an exclusive dinner at the White House.
Washington, July 26 : In an extremely awkward incident, a newly elected member of the US House of Representatives mistook two senior Indian American officials of the Barack Obama administration to be from India and asked them questions about "your country" and "your government".
New York, July 26 : An app called Lookout has hunted down a woman thief who stole a smartphone from a woman's car in Florida.
Washington, July 26 : The sanctions imposed on the maker of AK-47 by the US Treasury Department last week has caused a spike in sale of the popular assault rifle in the country, media reports said Friday.
Washington, July 25 : President Obama admitted that his "basketball shot is broken" during a surprise lunch stop in Los Angeles.
Washington, July 25 : A court in the US has indicted an Indian-origin doctor of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of one patient and harming the health of many others, media reported.
Washington, July 25 : The US has accused Russia of firing artillery shells across the border to attack Ukrainian military positions.
Washington, July 25 : The US has congratulated the Iraqis on the election of their new President Mohammed Fuad Masoum.
Washington, July 25 : The US House Rules Committee Thursday approved a resolution allowing the full House to vote on authorising a lawsuit against US President Barack Obama, accusing him of abusing executive authority.
Washington, July 25 : The White House Rural Council Thursday announced a fund of $10 billion to support rural infrastructure projects across the country.
New Delhi, July 24 : US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit India July 30-Aug 1, the external affairs ministry said Thursday.
Washington, July 24 : Top U.S officials have reportedly dubbed the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Al Qaeda in its doctrine and ambition and one that has grown into a threat that is worse than Al Qaeda.
Washington, July 24 : A death row convict in the US snorted and struggled to breathe in a nearly two-hour execution that went horribly wrong, media reported Thursday.
Washington, July 24 : The US aviation agency has lifted a ban on the country's flights to an airport in Israel's western port city of Tel Aviv late Wednesday.
Washington, July 24 : The US said Wednesday that blame for the crashed Malaysian airliner lies directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Washington, July 24 : US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Wednesday that all flights of the country's airlines to Tel Aviv will be prohibited for additional 24 hours over concerns on safety situation.
Wellington, July 23 : American boxing legend Mike Tyson would introduce his retired compatriot Evander Holyfield into a boxing hall of fame 17 years after the infamous bout bite, with the pair appearing to have made up in a staged advertisement.
Washington, July 23 : EPA has apologized for promoting 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' game from their official account on twitter.
Washington, July 23 : The US International Trade Commission (USITC) Tuesday approved the anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations against imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China.
Washington, July 23 : Two major US civil aviation giants, Delta Airlines and US Airways announced Tuesday that they have cancelled flights to Israel due to safety and security concerns.
London, July 22 : The US military reportedly had plans to set up a surveillance station on the Moon once, declassified documents show.
Washington, July 22 : Most American citizens oppose America's direct involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine, a new poll revealed.
Washington, July 22 : An Indian-American CEO of two publicly-traded companies has been convicted for paying kickbacks in return for purchases of his companies' stocks, a media report said.
Washington, July 21 : Data retrieved during a civil lawsuit showed that almost 1.5 million people have been added to the United States government's watch list in the last five years and the numbers are increasing with time.
Washington, July 21 : US President Barack Obama Sunday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, expressing his "serious concern" about growing number of casualties in the Gaza crisis, a White House statement said.
Washington, July 20 : A court in the US has awarded a widow $23.6 billion in damages in a lawsuit against America's second biggest tobacco company, media reports said Sunday.
Washington, July 20 : US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called his Dutch counterpart Jeanine Hennis- Plasschaer Saturday and condoled the death of Dutch citizens who lost their lives in the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crash Thursday.
London, July 19 : United States President Barack Obama has said that the Malaysian airlines plane crash had been a result of a ground-to-air missile attack in the conflict area of Eastern Ukraine that is currently under pro-Russian separatists.
Washington, July 19 : US President Barack Obama's wife, Michelle Obama recently swore to take a break from 'French fries.'
Washington, July 18 : United States Ambassador-designate to Bangladesh Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat has described the January 5 general elections in Bangladesh as 'undeniably flawed'.
Washington, July 18 : A company in Illinois hassles its employees by allowing them just 6-minute bathroom breaks in a day.
Washington, July 18 : US Secretary of State John Kerry has said his country is ready to offer help to any international investigation into the Malaysian plane crash in Ukraine that killed 298 people on board.
Washington, July 18 : Incidence of stroke among people aged 65 years and above has dropped by over 40 percent during the period 1988-2008 in the US, a new analysis of data shows.
Islamabad, July 18 : Pakistan's Airport Security Force (ASF) arrested a US embassy official at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad after recovering loaded 9 mm pistols from him, media reported Friday.
Atlanta, July 18 : The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has said that the first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in the US has been confirmed in a person in Florida.
Washington, July 18 : A US federal judge has declared the death penalty in the state of California as unconstitutional.
Washington, July 18 : US airlines have voluntarily agreed not to fly in the airspace near the Ukraine-Russia border, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed Thursday.
Washington, July 18 : The US Thursday urged Israel to do more to protect civilians in its conflict with Hamas militants.
Washington, July 18 : US President Barack Obama Thursday expressed condolences to the people of Malaysia for the crash of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, as well as all the families who lost loved ones in the tragic event.
Washington, July 17 : A new poll has revealed what Americans think Jesus would feel about the critical issues in their country.
Washington, July 17 : Apple will pay an amount of 450 million dollars as a result of a U.S. lawsuit against it that said that the company had increased the price of e-books.
Washington, July 17 : About half the population of America thinks that President Barack Obama is empathetic and trustworthy but lacks leadership qualities, revealed a new poll.
Washington, July 17 : Taking antibiotics does not help patients suffering from influenza, a viral disease, but nearly 30 percent of the flu patients who were treated during the 2012-2013 influenza season in the US may have been prescribed unnecessary antibiotics instead of antiviral therapy, says a study.
Washington, July 17 : US President Barack Obama has extended support to Morocco's autonomy plan for the Sahara in line with the policy adopted by the last three US administrations.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, July 17 : Highlighting the critical role that a strong India will play in shaping the Asian landscape, the US hopes to have a "strong and collaborative partnership" with the new Modi government.
Washington, July 17 : The US Wednesday escalated sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, targeting firms in the financial, energy, and arms sectors of Russia.
Washington, July 16 : A federal appeals court in the US has ruled that the University of Texas (UT Austin) may use affirmative action in admissions to ensure ethnic diversity among its student body.
Washington, July 16 : NASA scientists have revealed that they could find the proof of aliens or habitable planets within 20 years.
Washington, July 16 : US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have vowed to improve intelligence cooperation between the two countries.
St. George's (Grenada), July 16 : The United States based Chalak Mitra Group (CMG) are the new franchise owners of reigning Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Champions, Jamaica Tallawahs, organisers have announced.
Washington, July 16 : The US government has reviewed the progress of the National HIV-AIDS Strategy in the past four years, and has announced new funding to fight the scourge, media reported Wednesday.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, July 16 : Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal will not make a decision about a White House run in 2016 until after November as he tries to make his Republican Party "stop being the stupid party.
Vienna, July 16 : US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday warned of "great risks" to provoke violence in Gaza as he called on Arab nations to push Hamas to accept a ceasefire.
Washington, July 15 : The US Tuesday announced it has designated a Norwegian citizen as a terrorist for joining Al Qaedain Yemen.
Washington, July 15 : Reacting to anthrax and H5N1 influenza virus shipments from one lab to another in the recent past, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has suspended shipments from its high-biosecurity facilities.
Washington, July 14 : Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.
Melbourne, July 14 : Michelle Obama recently put down the feud talks between her family and the Clintons by calling them "good people" during a recent private Park Avenue meeting.
Washington, July 14 : An unmanned spacecraft operated by commercial US space company Orbital Sciences Corp blasted off Sunday for its second cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA TV showed.