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.
Washington, July 13 : A new study has revealed that 72 percent Muslims in America approve of President Barack Obama.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, July 13 : One of the largest ethnic professional organisations representing some 100,000 Indian American physicians is trying to involve the younger generation even as it looks at new ways of giving back to the motherland.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, July 13 : An Osmania University, Hyderabad, graduate Viji Murali, has been named chief information officer and vice provost of Information and Educational Technology at the University of California, Davis.
Washington, July 12 : White House press secretary Josh Earnest revealed President Barack Obama to be huge fan of LeBron James.
Washington, July 12 : US President Barack Obama recently jumped a long cue at Franklin Barbecue restaurant in Austin, but made up for it by buying lunch for those behind him.
Washington, July 12 : A barber from Texas can draw, cut and color one's favorite FIFA star into their hair.
Washington, July 12 : Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American member of US House of Representatives, has called for an open dialogue with India on issues like liability concerns to open Indian energy market to US companies.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, July 12 : Three leading Democratic lawmakers have vowed to engage with the Indian-American community to identify possible areas for near-term collaboration and work to address challenges in the US-India partnership.
New Delhi, July 11 : A US economic delegation led by Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the US and Foreign Commercial Service, Arun M. Kumar will be visiting India from July 12 to July 18, a US embassy press release said here.
New York, July 11 : An Indian woman was arrested in the US when she arrived at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport eight years after she apparently forcibly took her son away to India and brought him back again.
New York, July 11 : An Indian-origin man, who was extradited to the US from India to face trial, was sentenced to life for killing his wife and two children in 2008.
Washington, July 11 : US Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed the appointment of veteran diplomat Staffan de Mistura as the new UN special envoy for Syria.
Washington, July 11 : The US has said it is working to end rocket fire from Hamas in an effort to defuse the current crisis in the Middle East.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, July 11 : A young Indian mathematician, Nikhil Srivastava, has been named a joint winner of the prestigious George Polya Prize for finding proof of a riddle that had eluded mathematicians for more than half a century.
Washington, July 11 : The Obama administration declined Thursday to discuss its possible response to Germany's expulsion of the representative of US intelligence agencies in Berlin in a growing spy row.
Washington, July 10 : A leading American trade association seeking stronger commercial ties with India has welcomed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's 2014-15 Union budget "as an overall important first step toward India's economic revival".
New York, July 10 : An elderly man in the US has been sentenced to 17 years in jail for bludgeoning his roommate to death with the metal footrest of a wheelchair last year, media reported.
London, July 10 : U.S. spy agencies pried into e-mails of five Muslim Americans in order to identify threats to national security, reveal documents leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Houston, July 10 : A gunman shot dead six family members, including four children and two adults, and injured another before surrendering himself to police in the US city of Houston, media reported.
Washington, July 10 : About 100 American high school and college students will travel to the Indian cities of Hyderabad, Vadodara and Indore to provide their at-risk peers, mostly juvenile delinquents and orphans, basic life skills.