Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling

A pilot Obama administration program to prevent radicalisation from taking root is creating suspicion that it's a plot to profile American Muslims.

US charges two men over failed Gambia coup

US prosecutors have charged two men for their role in the failed December 30 coup attempt to overthrow the government of Gambia, the US Justice Department said on Monday.

Extreme cold grips Canada, parts of US

Extreme cold gripped Canada and northern parts of the United States on Monday, prompting calls for residents to stay indoors amid increased risks of frostbite and hypothermia.

More "chokehold death" protests begin on US West Coast after clashes

A fifth day of nationwide protests against police violence was set to begin on Sunday after overnight clashes in two West Coast cities as New York`s police commissioner said an internal investigation into a chokehold death could last four months.

Tiger Tiger, Phil Mickelson named to US Ryder Cup task force
Tiger Tiger, Phil Mickelson named to US Ryder Cup task force

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were among 11 people named Tuesday to a PGA of America task force aimed at examining why US teams have struggled in recent Ryder Cups.

Vikings` Linval Joseph shot in leg

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was struck in the calf by a stray bullet while at a downtown Minneapolis bar after the National Football League team`s exhibition game on Friday.

Minneapolis awarded 52nd Super Bowl in 2018

Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

Zach Parise picked to captain Team USA for Sochi Games

Zach Parise, who won a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Games, was named captain of the US men`s ice hockey team for the Sochi Olympics on Friday.

13 taken to hospitals after US apartment fire

A billowing fire engulfed a three-story building near downtown Minneapolis today morning, sending 13 people to hospitals with injuries ranging from burns to trauma associated with falls.

Rapper Danny Brown `received oral sex on stage during gig without consent`

Danny Brown has sparked controversy for an incident that occurred at his April 26 tour stop in Minneapolis, where a female fan rushed to the stage and performed oral sex on the ‘XXX’ rapper.

Obama nominates Indian-American to National Council on Arts

US President Barack Obama today nominated Indian-American Renee Ramaswamy, a Bharatanatayam exponent, to the prestigious National Council of the Arts for a five year term.

Prosecutors outline recruitment of US Somalis

Prosecutors say in that video, a man from Minneapolis encourages more men to join the fighters in Somalia.