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.

Former President Bush, 90, to spend weekend in Houston hospital

 Doctors in Houston will keep former US President George HW Bush in the hospital through the weekend since his bout with shortness of breath, though doctors "have begun discussing dates for his discharge," his office said Saturday.

Former US president Bush, 90, remains in Houston hospital: Spokesman
Former US president Bush, 90, remains in Houston hospital: Spokesman

Former US president George HW Bush, 90, remained hospitalised near his home in Houston on Wednesday as a precaution after experiencing shortness of breath, a spokesman for the 41st president said.

Five Indian students injured in US car crash

Houston: Five Indian engineering students have been seriously injured after their car collided head-on with a truck in the US state of Texas.

Woman gets jail term for threatening to kill Barack Obama

Federal authorities in US have sentenced a 56-year-old woman to nearly two years in jail for threatening to kill President Barack Obama, media reported.

ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals
ATP chief debates whether to move Tour Finals

ATP executive chairman Chris Kermode on Friday revealed his organisation are debating whether to extend London`s hosting of their showpiece Tour Finals.

Indian man jailed for groping woman on US flight

An Indian man who admitted that he groped a sleeping woman aboard a flight from Houston to New Jersey has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

Indian man admits to sexually touching sleeping woman on plane

A 62-year-old Indian man has pleaded guilty to sexually touching a woman seated next to him aboard a flight from Houston to Newark and faces two years in prison.

Lawyer wants independent probe in Indian couple's murder case

The attorney for an Indian-origin couple, found dead under mysterious circumstances in a house in Texas, wants an independent investigation into their deaths.

Two bodies found in US identified as that of Indian couple

The two bodies found in a house in Texas were Friday identified as those of the parents of a 10-year-old Indian-origin boy who was found dead in a bathtub in January, a death for which the mother was charged with murder.

Americans are just lukewarm towards Hindus: Survey

Hindus received a lukewarm rating of 50 from Americans in general while atheists and Muslims are seen in a less favorable light, according to a recent survey.

Emergency landing on Florida beach kills beachgoer

In a freak accident, a man was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured when a small airplane struck them during emergency landing on a Florida beach.

MH17 victims` family: Airline lacking compassion

The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic on Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organize a flight home to Houston for the boys` grandmother.

Pelicans trade for Turkey`s Asik, Israeli Casspi

Turkish big man Omer Asik and Israeli forward Omri Casspi were obtained Tuesday by the New Orleans Pelicans in a three-team NBA trade deal that also included Houston and Washington.

Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as crime recounted

The man accused of killing four children aged 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home while looking for his former wife collapsed when details of the crime were read aloud in court on Friday.

Man charged with killing six members of same Texas family

A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder on Thursday.

Texas shooting: Father kills his four children, two others after divorce dispute?

President Barack Obama has warned that America needs to do some "soul-searching" on gun control, which remains relatively lax despite regular gun rampages.

Several people killed in Houston-area shooting

Several people were shot to death on Wednesday in the Houston suburb of Spring, Texas, the Harris County Sheriff`s Office said, with local media reporting five people killed.

Obama heads to Texas with no plans to visit border

For President Barack Obama, the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration`s competence and complicating the debate over the nation`s tangled immigration laws.

Tie-breakers set order, lottery odds in NBA Draft

Defending champion Miami lost a couple of places in the NBA Draft selection order while Utah gained slightly better odds at the top pick after tie-breaker drawings were made Friday.