Washington, March 4 : Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, has said that the US should consider providing arms to help Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian separatists.
New York, March 4 : Facebook has blocked the account of a 12-year-old boy from Georgia who posted a YouTube video that questions US President Barack Obama's love for the country.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 4 : A Justice Department probe has concluded that the police in Ferguson where a white policeman shot dead an unarmed black teen last August, engaged in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African-Americans.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 4 : National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA), the largest umbrella organization of more than 200 associations, will honour 10 Indian American achievers at its 18th biennial convention March 6-8 in Cerritos, California.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 4 : US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took pot shots at each other as the latter warned against entering a "very bad" deal with Iran over its nuclear programme.
New York, March 4 : For the first time the opening prayer for the Idaho state senate was said Tuesday by a Hindu cleric amid protests by some senators who claimed the United States was a Christian nation and denounced Hinduism, local media reported.
Washington, March 4 : A 20-year-old US military weather satellite exploded in orbit last month following a sudden temperature spike in its power system, producing at least 43 pieces of space debris, US media reported Tuesday.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 3 : In a defiant speech before a joint session of Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed the deal the US and its allies are negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme as "very bad".
Washington, March 03 : According to a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) computers that are used by the authorities to direct planes in flight and protect the national traffic system may be vulnerable to hacking or terrorist activities.
New York, March 3 : The execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the first woman in 70 years to be sentenced to death in the US state of Georgia, has been postponed.
Washington, March 03 : The United States is not providing airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in the latest offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the city of Tikrit because the U.S. was not asked for the assistance by Iraq, said a Pentagon spokeswoman.
Washington, March 3 : The Democratic Senator for Maryland, Barbara Mikulski, the woman who has served the longest in the US Congress, has announced her retirement after almost 40 years.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 3 : Ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the US Congress, President Barack Obama slammed his approach on a nuclear deal with Iran even as the Israeli prime minister struck a conciliatory note.
Washington, March 3 : Graduate students of Harvard are hosting the 12th India Conference on March 7 and 8 to foster a targeted dialogue and academic critique on India's path to global leadership.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 3 : Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, said there's no horse race to run between India-born top insurance executive Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, head of Berkshire's energy companies, as his possible successors.
Washington, March 3 : An aide to US President Barack Obama called on Congress not to impose new sanctions on Iran, warning that such a move could derail ongoing talks on Tehran's nuclear programme.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 2 : As Warren Buffett revealed that someone from the Berkshire Hathaway itself would succeed him as the company's CEO, media speculated on two likely successors - India-born Ajit Jain and Greg Abel.
New York, March 2 : A shocking video of a bunch of school kids abusing a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube and is going viral.
Washington, March 2 : US Secretary of State John F. Kerry addressed perceived tensions between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, insisting that the two parties are committed to working together on international security.
Washington, March 2 : Nearly half of American voters think that US House Speaker John Boehner should not have invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address US Congress without having consulted the White House, according to a new poll released Sunday.
Washington, March 01 : The United States military is considering launching a month-long campaign of airstrikes against Islamic State militants to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul before inserting ground troops, said officials.
Washington, Feb 28 : The Pentagon is reportedly relying on an experimental deep web tool to dig out data on Islamic State group and its supporters.
Washington, Feb 28 : A California-based couple, who were married for 67 years, died within hours of one another, lying side by side and holding hands.
Washington, Feb 28 : Police Saturday identified the gunman who killed seven people before committing suicide in a shooting spree in the US state of Missouri earlier this week.
New York, Feb 28 : A Sanatan Dharam temple was vandalised in Washington state with windows broken and the word "Fear" painted on it, less than a fortnight after another temple was attacked.
Washington, Feb 28 : The US President Barack Obama has added himself to the long list of those remembering beloved actor Leonard Nimoy by publicly noting his death.
Washington, Feb 28 : The US government is optimistic about the prospects of reaching an agreement with Cuba to reopen embassies before April's Summit of the Americas in Panama, Washington's chief negotiator in talks with Havana said Friday.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 28 : Insisting that he was tired of hyphenated Americans, Louisiana's Indian-American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has accused the "politically correct crowd" of trying to turn the American "melting pot" into a "salad bowl".
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 28 : Both Republican and Democratic co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans have lauded the tremendous progress made in advancing the US-India partnership with President Barack Obama's recent India visit.
Washington, Feb 28 : The US Friday slammed the killing of a Bangladeshi-American writer, offering help in the investigation.
Washington, Feb 27 : The US and Liberian governments Friday launched a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental Ebola drug on humans, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) said.
Missouri, Feb 27 : At least nine people have been killed in multiple shootings in Texas County in south-central Missouri, media reports said on Friday.
Washington, Feb 27 : At least nine people were killed in multiple locations in the US state of Missouri following shootings, a county sheriff confirmed to the Houston Herald newspaper Friday.
Washington, Feb 27 : US exports registered a record $2.35 trillion last year, with Texas, California, Washington and Illinois the major exporting states, the White House announced.
Washington, Feb 27 : Driven primarily by financial difficulties, suicide rates for adults between 40 and 64 years of age in the US have risen about 40 percent since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007, says a study.
Washington, Feb 27 : The director of US National Intelligence, James Clapper, has expressed concern at the progress of China in maritime zones it shares with its neighbours, especially with artificial islands being created as aerial platforms.
Washington, Feb 27 : Miami International Airport has launched a new mobile app that enables passengers to submit their passport and customs declaration information through a smartphone.
Washington, Feb 27 : A promising small molecule derived from an Asian herb has successfully inhibited infection of human white blood cells, thus preventing Ebola virus disease in mice, US researchers report.
Washington, Feb 27 : The US has offered rewards of up to $5 million for information on two associates of Afghan extremist group Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin (HIG).
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 27 : India had the highest level of social hostilities involving religion in 2013, while China had the highest level of government restrictions on religious beliefs and practices, according to a new study.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 27 : From the US perspective, the "breakthrough understandings" on the India-US civil nuclear deal can advance it towards commercial opportunities, but the industry will have to make its own decisions, according to a senior US official.
Washington, Feb 27 : A top US intelligence official warned Thursday that home-grown "violent extremists" continue to pose the most likely threat to homeland security, Xinhua news agency reported.
Washington, Feb 27 : The US Federal Communications Commission Thursday approved the proposal to make Internet a public utility, a decision that will allow increased regulation of online activities to guarantee the open nature of the Net.
Washington/Jerusalem, Feb 26 : Tension between the White House and Benjamin Netanyahu escalated Wednesday as top administration officials condemned the Israeli prime minister's plan to address Congress next week and Netanyahu accused six world powers, including the US, of "giving up on their commitment" to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Washington, Feb 26 : There's a new superhero in town and he doesn't sport a cape, mask or wear embarrassing tights. He wears a turban and he fights the Taliban and is a huge Elvis fan.
London, Feb 26 : United States Supreme Court may rule in favour of the Muslim teenager who was denied job at Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code.
Washington, Feb 26 : Washington DC has become the latest place in the US to legalise the use and possession of small amounts of marijuana, media reported Thursday.
Washington, Feb 26 : Three men were killed and two injured in a drug-related shooting in the US city of Houston.
New York, Feb 26 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) Wednesday arrested three New York residents who allegedly were planning to join the Islamic State(IS) and commit terrorist acts in the US, officials with the agency and the Justice Department said.
Washington, Feb 25 : An Indian American has been named to a key leadership position in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) responsible for oversight and execution of operations in nine US regions.
Washington, Feb 25 : The US State Department is offering a record reward of $3 million for information leading to the capture of a Russian computer hacker.
Austin, Feb 25 : Former US Marine Eddie Routh has been sentenced to life in prison for the murders of Chris Kyle, who inspired Clint Eastwood's box-office hit "American Sniper", and Chad Littlefield two years ago.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 25 : In a move that brought cheer to Indian techies, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that spouses of H-1B and a handful of other visa holders will be eligible to work from May 26.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 25 : Asserting that President Barack Obama was committed to boosting India-US trade ties, the US has suggested that they work together in a way that benefits the economies and job creation in both countries.
Los Angeles, Feb 24 : At least 30 people were injured Tuesday when a train collided with a tractor-trailer and derailed northwest of Los Angeles city in US' California.
Washington, Feb 24 : With over a score of direct Obama appointees in high places, two governors, a House member, a state attorney general and eight state legislators, Indian Americans have over the years gained power and influence far beyond their numbers. And their power keeps growing.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 24 : President Barack Obama, with the largest number of Indian Americans in his administration, keeps dipping into the expanding talent pool of the three million-strong Indian American community, to take care of issues ranging from combating terrorist propaganda abroad to nation's health at home.
Washington, Feb 24 : The lawyer of an Indian grandfather who was assaulted by an Alabama police officer leaving him partially paralysed has in an amended lawsuit detailed how his repeated attempts to explain went in vain.
Washington, Feb 24 : The Mall of America in the US state of Minnesota has increased its security and is scheduled to maintain an "open-ended" alert after video threats made by the radical Somali Islamist Al Shabab movement, mall authorities told Efe Monday.
Hyderabad, Feb 23 : The US wants India to remove obstacles in the way of boosting two-way trade with reforms, more openness of economy, ease of doing business and by giving confidence to investors.