Storms kill 17 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston flooded

Torrential rains have killed at least 17 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including four in Houston where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous US city, officials said on Tuesday.

Revenge attacks feared after deadly Texas biker gang shootout

 Police worried about retaliation attacks after 170 people were charged on Monday in connection with Sunday`s shootout between motorcycle gangs that left nine dead and 18 wounded at a Waco, Texas, restaurant turned into a blood-soaked shambles.

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least four people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to splinters.

At least two dead, 10 missing after Arkansas, Texas tornadoes

 At least two people were killed in Arkansas and another 10 unaccounted for in Texas after a series of tornadoes hit the Great Plains states overnight, flattening buildings and injuring dozens, local officials said on Monday.

US struggles to counter `homegrown` terror threat

An attempted attack by two suspected Islamist gunmen in Texas underscores the persistent threat posed by "homegrown" extremists and the difficulties US authorities face in trying to thwart them, experts said Monday.

Telangana IT minister hopeful of big ticket investments during US visit

Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao expects to sign agreements envisaging "big ticket investments" into the new state during his two-week visit to the US.

Teenager charged in fatal shooting of Iraqi immigrant in Dallas

Dallas police arrested a teenager in last week`s fatal shooting of an Iraqi immigrant who was gunned down while taking pictures of his first snowfall, officials said on Friday.

Flights cancelled as ice-storm chills Dallas airport

 A ferocious winter ice storm forced the cancellation of several hundred flights at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Saturday as more than two inches snow blanketed the key transport hub, officials said.

Watch: Female stunt driver plays 'dumb blonde' and take several men on blind dates

Car maker Ford recruited a professional female driver to take several unsuspecting men on blind dates at a coffee shop in Dallas, Texas, and offer them a lift home in her 2015 Mustang GT.

Lock of Lincoln's hair among items auctioned in Dallas

A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia that includes a lock of the slain president's hair has been sold for more than USD 800,000 at auction on Sunday in Dallas.

Exec says Cleveland Cavaliers committed to first-year coach David Blatt
Exec says Cleveland Cavaliers committed to first-year coach David Blatt

As the Cleveland Cavaliers` woes deepened Sunday with a 109-90 NBA loss to Dallas, general manager David Griffin insisted the team was committed to first-year coach David Blatt.

"No change is being made, period," Griffin told reporters prior to Sunday`s game.

Rajon Rondo leads Mavs in triumphant return to Boston
Rajon Rondo leads Mavs in triumphant return to Boston

Rajon Rondo ran rampant in his return to Boston, scoring a season-high 29 points on Friday to help Dallas to a 119-101 victory over his former NBA team.

In US, Ebola fears rise but most confident in response

After two health care workers in Texas were infected with Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient, a poll Tuesday showed a rattled US public that nevertheless stayed confident in the government`s response.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

120 people on Ebola watch list in US' Dallas city

 About 120 people are being monitored for signs of Ebola in the US city of Dallas in Texas, the second most populous US state after California.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful on Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

Third UN employee dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the third employee from the world organization to succumb to the deadly virus, the UN spokesman said on Monday.

120 still on Ebola monitoring: US officials

Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.

Texas hospital apologises over handling of Ebola case

The Texas hospital that cared for the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States apologised today over its handling of the case.