US Sikh bodies honour Attorney Gen for services to community

US Attorney General Eric Holder has been honoured by the Sikh community in America for his "exemplary service" to them during the "challenging times", especially after the 2012 attack on a Gurdwara in Wisconsin.

Watergate historian Kutler dies; sued to release Nixon tapes

Watergate historian Stanley Kutler, who successfully fought for the release of President Richard Nixon's secret tapes, died in Wisconsin. He was 80.

Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed: Police

A Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect, authorities said.

US students protest police shooting of African American boy

Hundreds of students marched through the streets of Madison in the US state of Wisconsin to protest the killing of Tony Robinson, a young unarmed African American, by a policeman last Friday.

Obama rips Wisconsin anti-union law

Taking aim at a potential Republican presidential contender, President Barack Obama slammed Wisconsin`s union-busting Governor Scott Walker on Monday for eroding American workers` bargaining rights. 

Police killing of black teenager sparks protest in US

A 19-year-old unarmed African American was killed by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday evening, sparking protests.

Police officer shoots, kills black teen in Wisconsin

A police officer shot and killed a 19-year-old black youth who allegedly assaulted him in Madison, Wisconsin, the city's police chief said today.

Former ''Saved by the Bell'' actor Dustin Diamond arrested in Wisconsin

Former "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy "Screech" on the high school sitcom, has been arrested for stabbing a man with a switchblade at a bar north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, police said on Friday. 

SC ruling gives big boost to gay marriages in US

The United States Supreme Court has rejected appeals against gay marriages in five states including, Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin.

US Supreme Court declines to take up gay marriage cases

The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear gay marriage cases from five states, opening the door to more same-sex weddings while putting off a nationwide decision on the hot-button issue.

US court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

A US appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.

US girl, 12, not competent for trial in stabbing

One of two 12-year-old girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally incompetent and cannot stand trial, a judge said.

Pins, a glittering prize for Olympic collectors

The gold, silver and bronze medals in Sochi are not the only glittering prizes on offer. For avid collectors, pins specially made for each Games offer a great opportunity to meet, trade and build bridges between cultures.

Two US climbers presumed dead on Argentina mountain

Two men from Wisconsin and Pennsylvania are presumed to have died while climbing an Argentinian peak last week, their families said.

Wisconsin gurdwara attack united victim`s son, ex-racist

Six weeks after a white supremacist gunned down Pardeep Kaleka`s father and five others at a Sikh temple in the US exactly a year ago, Kaleka was skeptical when a former skinhead invited him to dinner.

Sikh Temple shooting anniversary: Son first saw father at funeral

Sikh Temple shooting anniversary: Son first saw father at funeral in Wisconsin

US lawmakers want hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus tracked

Over 100 member of the US House of Representatives have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, and Arab-Americans as it does for other communities.

Hindu religious leader jailed in US for visa fraud

A Hindu leader from India, who had established a temple in Milwaukee city of Wisconsin, has been jailed for 37 months for religious visa fraud.

Obama wishes `Happy Diwali`, praises resilience of Sikhs

US Prez Barack Obama has wished people "Happy Diwali" and praised the resilience of Sikhs in the aftermath of the tragedy at a Wisconsin Gurdwara.

Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; suspect found dead

The suspect in the incident, identified as 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin Haughton of Brown Deer, is still at large.