5 children, 3 adults found dead inside Texas home: US Police

US authorities say five children and three adults have been found dead inside a Texas home following the arrest of a man who exchanged gunfire with police.

Shocking! Florida man chews off fingertips, eats them to avoid being identified

A 20-year-old Florida man arrested for driving a stolen Mercedes car tried to avoid being identified by chewing the skin off his fingertips and eating the flesh.

US policeman buys nappies, shoes for homeless mother caught shoplifting

A US police officer, called to a Walmart store to investigate a woman caught shop-lifting, shelled out own cash to buy diapers and shoes for the homeless mother of six.

US judge recognises old school friend in dock

Two school friends, a judge and a man suspected of numerous charges including burglary, had a heartrending 'reunion' at a court room in Miami, US.

Renowned Indian-American doctor shot dead by friend

Renowned Indian-American cardiologist Suresh Gadasalli, who performed the world's first simultaneous hybrid revascularisation, was shot dead by his friend and business associate who then committed suicide in Odesaa in the US state of Texas, police said.

Houston submerged as wild weather kills at least 28 in US, Mexico

Torrential rain left much of Texas swamped Wednesday after wild weather killed at least 28 people in the United States and Mexico, and Houston`s mayor warned more flooding could be in store.

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.

Stephen Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink
Stephen Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink

NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display on Saturday as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals.

Search for missing Indian-American techie continues

Authorities in the US are still looking for an Indian-American IT professional who went missing after a suspected drunken driver knocked him into a river when he stopped to help at the scene of a car crash.

Clippers shoot down Rockets in game one
Clippers shoot down Rockets in game one

 The Los Angeles Clippers rose to the challenge of playing without Chris Paul as they wasted no time wrestling away home-court advantage from Houston with a 117-101 win on Monday.

Twins drown in US canal as mother tries to fend off bee

In a freak accident, 18-month-old twins drowned after their mother tried to fend off a bee and let go of their stroller, which rolled into a canal in the US state of Arizona, police said.

Fire engulfs Sikh temple in Houston

A major fire broke out in a Gurudwara here in the US state of Texas causing heavy damages to the building.

US plane slips off runway in Houston

A United Airlines jet with 173 people on board skidded off a wet runway into a muddy area when it landed at the Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Jack Sock downs Kevin Anderson in Houston for first ATP final
Jack Sock downs Kevin Anderson in Houston for first ATP final

American Jack Sock reached his first ATP Tour final when he beat big-serving South African Kevin Anderson at the U.S. Men`s Claycourt Championship in Houston on Saturday.

Feliciano Lopez launches Houston ATP title defense
Feliciano Lopez launches Houston ATP title defense

Spain`s Feliciano Lopez got his ATP title defense in Houston off to a smooth start on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over American Sam Groth.

Janko Tipsarevic makes triumphant return, saves two match points in Houston
Janko Tipsarevic makes triumphant return, saves two match points in Houston

Former World No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic made a triumphant return to the ATP Tour by surviving two match points against Guilherme Clezar on Tuesday in the first round of the US Men's Clay Court Championship.

Golf: Ill Walker withdraws from Houston after win

American Jimmy Walker, whose victory last weekend at the Texas Open boosted him to a career-best 10th in the world rankings, withdrew from the PGA Houston Open on Tuesday.

Texas conjoined twins separated in 'first-of-its-kind' 26-hour surgery

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New Delhi: Conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata were successfully separated in a surgery that took a marathon more than 24 hours conducted at Texas children’s hospital in Houston.

Parents shot at by 3-year-old son charged with child abuse

The parents of a three-year-old boy, who while playing with a handgun accidentally shot them both in a hotel room in New Mexico, have been charged with child abuse.

Former US president George HW Bush discharged from hospital

Former US president George HW Bush was discharged from a hospital in Houston Tuesday after a stay of about a week for treatment of shortness of breath, his spokesperson said.