Indian-American doctor trains peers in robot-assisted surgery

An India-American doctor has been training his peers in robotics-assisted surgery as part of a programme that draws surgeons from all over the US.

Indian-American nurse arrested in US

An Indian-American nurse in Illinois has been arrested on charges of abusing a 92-year-old woman with dementia, a media report said on Wednesday.

Former Khalistan leader stabbed to death in Chicago

A former Sikh separatist leader was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants outside his apartment in the US city of Illinois.

Ailing Jang Ha-na leads LPGA Marathon Classic after a 66
Ailing Jang Ha-na leads LPGA Marathon Classic after a 66

Jang Ha-na of South Korea overcame a back injury to make five birdies on the last nine capped by one at 18 for a five-under 66 and a one-shot lead after the opening round of the LPGA Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Illinois.

No charges for white cop who killed black teen in Illinois: Prosecutor

A prosecutor says he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting a 17-year-old black boy last month.

Boxing fans accuse Manny Pacquiao of concealing injury
Boxing fans accuse Manny Pacquiao of concealing injury

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has been sued in several U.S. courts by people who said they paid to watch him fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the "Fight of Century" but felt defrauded by Pacquiao`s failure to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury.

Timeline: Key events in the history of U.S. gay rights

The Supreme Court case that will decide whether states can ban gay marriage marks another milestone in the history of the American gay rights movement.

Indian-American doctor arrested on charges of taking kickback

An Indian-American doctor in Illinois near here was arrested on charges of receiving kickbacks for referring patients for medical treatment, prosecutors said.

LinkedIn to pay $6 mn in unpaid wages, damages

The Labor Department says the professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly USD 6 million in unpaid wages and damages to 359 current and former employees.

USFDA finds procedural lapses at Wockhardt's US facility

The US Food and Drug Administration has found as many as 12 procedural lapses in drug maker Wockhardt's US facility in Illinois.

Manish Shah becomes first South Asian federal judge in Illinois

Indian-American Manish Shah has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in Illinois, making him the first South Asian federal judge in President Barack Obama`s home state.

US Senate confirms Manish Shah as federal judge in Illinois

Indian-American Manish Shah has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in Illinois, becoming the first South Asian federal judge in the 5th most populous state of America.

U.S. Ryder Cup team will be like wounded animal: McGinley

Tom Watson`s United States team will go into the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland "like a wounded animal" after snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in Illinois two years ago, said Europe captain Paul McGinley.

Chicago University teachers on strike

Teachers at the University of Chicago in Illinois (UIC) have gone on strike protesting low wages and other conditions.

Illinois governor expected to sign gay marriage into law

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign same-sex marriage into law on Wednesday afternoon, which will make President Barack Obama`s home state the 16th to allow such unions.

Florida executes man for woman`s 1986 murder

Florida has executed a 51-year-old man for the 1986 rape and strangulation of a woman he encountered by chance in a convenience store parking lot.

Barack Obama nominates Indian-American as US district court judge

US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American attorney from Chicago to a key judiciary post in Illinois.

Kerry mourns `selfless, idealistic` US diplomat

US Secretary of State John Kerry railed against "cowardly" terrorists responsible for attack that killed 5 Americans in Afghanistan, including "selfless, idealistic" young diplomat.

US has not changed stand on Modi, delegation visit just PR: Congress

Gujarat Congress on Friday described as "marketing gimmick" Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s meeting with a US delegation which included three Republican legislators.

US House denounces anti-Sikh attacks

The Illinois House of Representatives has adopted a resolution denouncing racially motivated attacks against the Sikhs, particularly the shootout at a Wisconsin Gurdwara.