Washington, July 3 : Supporters protested in Granbury city, capital of Hood county in the US state of Texas against county clerk Katie Lang's decision to not issue marriage licences to same-sex couples.
New Delhi, Jul 3 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the United States of America on the eve of their 239th Independence Day.
New York, July 3 : In an observation, a study finds that mass killings and school shootings in the US are contagious - meaning one incident inspires other similar incidents.
Washington, July 3 : Former Virginia senator Jim Webb has announced his candidacy for the Democratic Party's US presidential nomination via email and his Web page.
Washington, July 3 : Four Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals being honoured for having "helped advance and enlighten our society, culture, and economy" as "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America" by Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Washington, July 3 : One week after the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide and states cannot ban such marriages, Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has finally fallen in line.
Washington, July 2 : Washington DC's Navy Yard facility was put under lockdown on Thursday morning, following a report about a man with a gun in the facility, CNN reported.
Washington, July 2 : Oregon in northwestern US became the fourth state in the country to legalise marijuana for recreational purposes.
Washington, July 2 : Darshan Jain, an Indian American teacher is one of the 108 teachers named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Washington, July 1 : The US State Department has released a new batch of emails from Hillary Clinton while she served as the secretary of state.
Washington, July 1 : A gay rights advocacy group and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana are suing Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal for issuing an executive order aimed at protecting opponents of same-sex marriage.
Washington, June 30 : Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal is still not reconciled with the US Supreme Court's ruling to recognize same-sex marriage, but for now his state agencies will comply with its decree.
New York, June 30 : Joining a stream of investment-seeking Indian leaders to the US, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told business leaders here that when they Make it in India it should be in his state and pitched its competitive edge.
Washington, June 30 : Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar had a series of interactions with interlocutors in the US government on issues ranging from ease of doing business to cooperation on terrorism and climate change.
Washington, June 29 : Three people were killed when a plane crashed into a house in Massachusetts state, US, the media reported on Monday.
New Delhi, June 27 : Those who logged onto Facebook and Twitter on Saturday were in for a surprise as rainbow profiles and heart icons dominated the social media. Indian social media celebrated the US Supreme Court's verdict legalising same-sex marriages as lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBTs) also cheered the move.
New Delhi, June 27 : Two years after the Devayani Khobragada incident in the US another Indian diplomat finds himself in the centre of a serious controversy as Ravi Thapar, High Commissioner in New Zealand, has been asked to return to the country amid allegations that his wife assaulted a staff member.
Washington, June 26 : Giving gay rights activists their biggest victory yet, the US Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples can marry nationwide and states cannot ban such marriages - an issue that divides America and India too.
Washington, June 26 : A study that may shape poverty debate in presidential election in the US reveals that the majority of the poor in US are not jobless.
New York, June 23 : More than two-thirds of Americans - 75 percent men and 67 percent women aged 25 and older - are now either overweight or obese, a survey shows.
Washington, June 22 : Thousands of yoga enthusiasts spread their mats for yoga sessions across America from East to West Coast to mark the First International Day of Yoga as governors of several states issued proclamations in support.
Washington, June 21 : Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts on Sunday spread their mats at the Sylvan Theatre Stage on the National Mall, right across the towering Washington mountain, for a yoga session to mark the first International Day of Yoga.
Washington, June 20 : US President Barack Obama made another call for gun control as South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley sought death penalty for the white young man who gunned down nine people at a historic black church.
Washington, June 19 : The white young man who shot and killed nine people he'd sat with for Bible study at a historic black church in South Carolina's Charleston on Friday told authorities he wanted to start a race war.
Washington, June 19 : While one Indian-American Republican governor sought to lay a healing salve after the horrific mass shooting at a historic American church, another chose to take cheap political pot shots at President Barack Obama.
Washington, June 19 : The man arrested after fatally shooting nine people at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, was charged on Friday with nine counts of murder, police said.
Washington, June 19 : The shooting in a historic US church on Wednesday night has come to haunt those who lost their dear ones in a similar traumatic attack about three years ago by a White supremacist in a Wisconsin state gurdwara, killing six Indian-origin people.
Washington, June 19 : Three Republican presidential nominees spoke at a forum here setting the tone for debates preceding the primaries in August.
Washington, June 18 : Shock and anger engulfed America as police nabbed a white young man who killed nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston in South Carolina, saying he was there "to shoot black people".
Washington, June 18 : A woman's portrait will appear on USD10 US bills from 2020, after a gap of 119 years, the US Department of the Treasury has said, according to Efe news agency.
Washington, Jun 18 : On Wednesday, US Fed chief Janet Yellen was presented with yet another opportunity to prepare financial markets for a September interest rate hike.
Washington, June 18 : At least nine people were killed in a shooting at a historic African-American church in US' South Carolina state, media reported on Thursday.
Washington, June 18 : A leading Indian community organisation will honour a US senator as a Friend of India with five outstanding achievers of the Indian American community at its annual awards banquet in Stamford Saturday.
Washington, June 17 : A US war veteran who jumped the fence of the White House last September and entered its interiors with a knife, has been sentenced to 17 months in jail, media reported.
New York, June 17 : The use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial transfat in processed foods, must stop in three years, the US FDA has said.
Washington, June 17 : The US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan amendment to the FY2016 Intelligence Authorization Act calling for expansion of US-India-Israel national security cooperation.
New York, June 17 : As the world celebrates International Day of Yoga on Sunday in a unique event that is in many ways an endorsement of the Indian way of life, more than 30,000 people are expected to participate in a mass demonstration of the ancient art in the city's Times Square after global leaders and diplomats from around the world launch the observance at the UN headquarters.
Washington, June 17 : The US Senate has passed an amendment banning torture with interrogation techniques like rectal feeding and waterboarding, media reported on Wednesday.
New York, June 16 : Driven by concerns of potential misuse among underage youth, majority of adults in the US favour a ban on recently approved powdered alcohol which can create an instant cocktail when mixed with water, reveals a survey.
Washington, June 16 : A Sikh college student will be able to join the US Army, without being forced to cut his hair, shave his beard or stop wearing his turban thanks to a Washington court ruling.
Washington, June 16 : Jeb Bush, a son and brother of former presidents, joined a crowded field of Republican contenders setting the stage for a possible dynastic clash with a former first lady, Hillary Clinton in 2016 White House race.
Washington, June 16 : Florida's former Republican governor, Jeb Bush, on Monday formally announced his presidential candidacy and said that he is ready to lead the country.
Washington, June 15 : Indian-American cardiologist Suresh Gadasalli was shot dead last week at the Healthy Heart Centre in Odessa, Texas by a patient and business associate who then killed himself, according to police.
Washington, June 13 : A US conservation agency has declared all chimpanzees, both wild and captive, endangered, a move that will curb the use of these animals in biomedical research, entertainment and the pet trade, media reported on Saturday.
Washington, June 13 : The US House of Representatives failed to approve the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation, which would have given aid to US workers who lose their jobs as a result of US trade deals with other countries, delivering a major blow to President Barack Obama's trade agenda.
New York, June 13 : A woman admitted to authorities that she helped two inmates escape from a maximum security prison a week ago in New York state, US media reported.
Washington, June 12 : Three Indian Americans are among the national finalists for the 2015-16 White House Fellowship that offers exceptional Americans first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.
Washington, June 12 : As America becomes more racially diverse, six in 10 multiracial adults are proud of their mixed-race background and feel their racial heritage has made them more open to other cultures, according to a new survey.
Washington, June 12 : As America becomes more racially diverse, six in ten multiracial adults are proud of their mixed-race background and feel their racial heritage has made them more open to other cultures, according to a new survey.
Washington, June 11 : Dr Vivek Murthy, the Indian-American US surgeon general, also known as "America's Doctor", has been presented with the Pride of the Community Award by the Hindu American Foundation, a Hindu advocacy group.
Washington, June 10 : The US state of Missouri has executed Richard Strong, a 48-year-old Afro-American, for murdering his girlfriend and her two-year-old daughter in 2000, Efe news agency reported.
Washington, June 10 : US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for efforts from supporters to protect the Affordable Care Act just weeks before the law could face its biggest legal challenge to date.
New York, June 10 : An Indian woman infected with a rare drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis has created a health scare in three US states and for people on her flight and is now being treated in a special isolation facility near Washington, health officials said on Tuesday.
Washington, June 10 : The US Secret Service interrupted the daily press conference of White House spokesperson Josh Earnest in order to temporarily evacuate the briefing room and one of the gardens of the presidential residence because of a bomb threat phoned to police that later proved to be a false alarm.
Washington, June 10 : The White House press room was evacuated after a bomb threat phone call that alerted the Metropolitan Police Department, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said on Tuesday.
Washington, June 9 : Around 500 people gathered near a swimming pool in McKinney, in the US state of Texas, to protest police aggression against young Afro-Americans in the vicinity, Efe news agency reported.
Washington, June 9 : A court in the US state of Massachusetts has sentenced a former Indian-origin police officer convicted on rape charges to seven years in jail, media reported.
Washington, June 9 : A US judge has ordered release of a man who has spent 43 years in solitary confinement for a crime he denied committing, a media report said on Tuesday.
Washington, June 9 : A grand jury on Monday indicted a white former police officer on a murder charge for fatally shooting a black man in April this year in the US state of South Carolina.
Washington, June 7 : US President Barack Obama delivered a heartfelt eulogy at the deeply emotional funeral of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, who died a week ago of brain cancer. He was 46.