Washington, April 26 : US experts had warned for decades that Nepal was vulnerable to a quake that may take thousands of lives, media reported.
New Delhi, April 26 : The US on Sunday said it is working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support in the wake of the devastating earthquake. The US envoy in Kathmandu has announced $1 million for emergency assistance.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 25 : Citing a shortage of physicians in the US, two lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan legislation to speed-up visa approval for Indian and Pakistani doctors slated to work at US hospitals.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 25 : Citing President Barack Obama's historic "good trip" to India in January, US officials have said that different partnerships it's forging across Asia can contribute to the stability and prosperity of the broader region.
Washington, April 25 : Expressing concern over Indian action against the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India, the US is seeking a clarification from New Delhi for limiting "a necessary and critical debate within Indian society."
Washington, April 25 : A county in the US state of Indiana has been hit with an HIV outbreak, with 142 people testing positive since late last year, health authorities said.
New York, April 25 : Tourists were evacuated on Friday from the Statue of Liberty, a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York City, over reports of a suspicious package.
Washington, Apr 24 : A former White House usher has revealed of the time when he walked in on naked President Ronald Reagan.
Washington, April 24 : Heavy drinking and binge drinking have gone up sharply in the US since 2005 due in large part to rising rates of drinking among women, says a study.
Washington, April 24 : Protests in Baltimore city of Maryland state over the death of an African American man due to injuries sustained while in police custody have resulted in arrests and clashes between police and demonstrators.
Washington, April 24 : The George Washington University is preparing to ban from its campus an important Hindu religious symbol - the swastika - because it resembles the Nazi symbol and may hurt the sensibilities of some students, a media report said Friday.
San Francisco, April 24 : US researchers have created a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria to mimic the natural photosynthetic process, an advancement they believe could be a potentially game-changing breakthrough.
Washington, April 24 : The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old black man fatally shot last August by a white police officer, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, Efe news agency reported.
Washington, April 24 : With the US and India agreeing to explore the joint development of India's next-generation aircraft carrier, a leading think tank has suggested US offer India latest technology to help increase Indian Navy's combat power.
Washington, April 24 : The US Senate voted 56-43 on Thursday to confirm veteran federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch as attorney general, succeeding Eric Holder.
Washington, April 24 : Former CIA chief David Petraeus was sentenced on Thursday to two years' probation and a $100,000 fine for sharing classified information in 2011 with biographer Paula Broadwell, with whom he was having an extramarital affair.
Washington, April 24 : A huge reservoir of hot, partly molten rock has been found 20-45 kms beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano in the US, and it is 4.4 times larger than the shallower, long-known magma chamber, US researchers said on Thursday.
Washington, April 23 : US President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he took "full responsibility" for a counter-terrorism operation in January against Al Qaeda which accidentally killed two hostages.
Washington, April 23 : The White House said on Thursday that a US counter-terrorism operation in January killed two hostages, one American and an Italian, held by Al Qaeda in the border region of Pakistan and Afghanistan, Xinhua news agency reported.
New York, April 23 : A Brooklyn finance worker was reportedly asked to pay 12,000 dollars by Uber for a 35-minute ride from Williamsburg to Midtown.
Washington, April 23 : The family of Michael Brown, a black teenager killed by a police officer last year in Ferguson in the US state of Missouri, will sue the city for wrongful death, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 23 : Son of Indian immigrant parents, Dr. Vivek Murthy says his rise to the position of "America's Doctor" was improbable but he got where he was by standing on principle.
Washington, Apr 22 : The women of Nevada's legal brothel Moonlite Bunny Ranch have teamed up to start a campaign called "Hookers for Hillary" to show their support.
Washington, Apr. 22 : US President Barack Obama has said that the US could "penetrate" a missile defense system which Iran is buying from Russia if the US decided that it needs to destroy Tehran's suspected nuclear weapons program.
Washington, Apr. 22 : World powers and Iran have made progress in reaching an agreement on Iran nuclear deal as the deadline nears, according to U.S. senior administration officials.
Washington, Apr 22 : Chrissy Teigen has revealed that Michelle Obama also watches reality shows like any other woman and is a huge fan of 'Real Housewives'.
New York, April 22 : A team of engineers is set to rid Mount Everest of tones of poo that is creating environmental pollution and threatening to spread diseases on the world's highest mountain peak.
Washington, Apr. 22 : The New York Judge who issued a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists on behalf of two chimpanzees, has said that she did not intend to give the animals human rights.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 22 : Citing what it called "hidden intelligence breakdowns" behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a new investigative report has described Mumbai "as a tragic case study in the strengths and limitations of high-tech surveillance".
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 22 : A former Alabama police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges of using "unreasonable force" against an Indian grandfather who was left partially paralysed after being slammed face-first to the ground.
New York, April 22 : A software engineer of Indian descent shared The Wall Street Journal's Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in growing recognition of the importance of using information technology tools for reporting as well as for presentation.
Washington, April 22 : The US has designated two leaders of the Somali militant group Al Shabaab as terrorists, according to a report on Tuesday.
Washington, April 22 : The US Justice Department on Tuesday launched a civil rights investigation into the death of an African-American man earlier this week.
Washington, April 22 : The penalty phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev began on Tuesday, less than two weeks after he was convicted on all 30 counts related to the blasts in 2013.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 21 : Two Indians - SughaVazhvu Healthcare founder and CEO Zeena Johar and journalist-author Rahul Pandita - have been named 2015 Yale World Fellows by the prestigious Ivy League university.
Washington, Apr. 21 : A California judge has ruled that Uber must face charges that it discriminates against blind passengers after the company attempted to have the case thrown out.
Washington, April 21 : Day after Poland voiced its indignation over the comments made by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey on the Holocaust, U.S. envoy Stephen Mull has issued an apology.
Washington, Apr. 20 : US federal authorities have arrested six people in Minnesota and California as a part of an investigation into young men who are trying to travel to or have travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS) militants.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 21 : As yet another black man died, this time in police custody, unleashing a fresh wave of protests asking whether black lives matter, a media report spoke of some 1.5 million missing black men in the United States.
Washington, April 21 : The Sikh community here has honoured the US Attorney General Eric Holder with a siropa, a ceremonial robe of honour, and a Sewa Service Award for services to their community.
Washington, April 21 : A 33-year-old black man died in police custody in the US city of San Antonio over the weekend after police used a taser on him twice while trying to arrest him, authorities said.
Washington, April 21 : Six people have been arrested over the weekend in the US states of Minnesota and California for trying to visit Syria and join the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, according to the US justice department.
Washington, April 21 : Iranian authorities have charged US journalist Jason Rezaian with four serous crimes, including espionage, according to media reports on Monday.
Washington, April 20 : U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted that Iran could receive significant reprieve from sanctions post finalizing a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions, one of the key demands put forward by the Middle East nation.
Washington, Apr. 20 : US House Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul has admitted that the gyrocopter that landed on the Capitol lawn last week exposed a security "vulnerability" as ultra-light aircrafts are difficult to detect.
London, Apr. 20 : The US has condemned the killing of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya by Islamic State (IS) militants who released a video showing the beheadings.
Washington, April 20 : As the 2016 US presidential race gets going, Hillary Clinton dominates everyone on the Democratic side while Jeb Bush has a slight edge among the Republicans, a new poll said.
Washington, April 20 : The US Supreme Court on Monday upheld the 2012 conviction of Rajat Gupta, the former Indian-American director of Goldman Sachs Group, in an insider trading case.
New York, April 20 : Teachers in the US continue to work largely in isolation, reporting they engage less often in collaborative efforts viewed as beneficial to both teachers and students, finds a survey.
New York, April 20 : A temple was vandalised in the US, "horrifying" both Hindus and non-Hindus who have offered to help the temple clean the damage, media reports said.
Washington, Apr 19 : American football player Aaron Hernandez, who was sentenced this week to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of first-degree murder, has reportedly been placed on suicide watch at his Massachusetts prison.
Washington, Apr.19 : An adopted Ohio woman who was searching for her biological mom was left stunned after learning that she has been actually a co-worker with her at the same company for 4 years.
New York, April 19 : Oklahoma has become the first U.S. state to approve the use of Nitrogen for executions as a new measure was signed into law by Governor Mary Fallin.
Washington, Apr 18 : The UCLA Health System has reportedly revealed that retired American professional football player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering in the hospital after he underwent a quadruple coronary bypass surgery on Thursday.
Washington, Apr 18 : The former US President George W. Bush's wife Laura Bush has revealed new details about his painting hobby.
New York, April 18 : The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City in 2001 have left a legacy of chronic ill health among emergency medical services workers, who came to the rescue of the victims, says a new research.
Washington, April 18 : US President Barack Obama spoke with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia over the phone to discuss recent developments in Yemen, the White House said.
Washington, Apr. 17 : US-led coalition airstrike against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq have helped stem IS' advance in the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, said a provincial leader.
By Smita Prakash, Toronto (Canada), Apr.16 : U.S. President Barack Obama writes an article on Narendra Modi in the Time calling him India's "Reformer-in-Chief". Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper heaps praise on him at a huge Indian Diaspora event in Toronto, all in a span of a day.
Washington, Apr. 15 : The US security has been questioned after a gyrocopter flew into the restricted airspace over the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday