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US couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:58

An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

US Democrats return Chatwal`s illegal campaign funds

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:40

Several top Democratic leaders in the US are returning the funds collected by Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal in the wake of his guilty plea to federal prosecutors for making thousands of dollars in illegal donations to political campaigns through "straw donors".

US teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:09

An 18-year old high school student in in the US state of Pennsylvania has been suspended after he asked Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri to be his date on prom night when the beauty queen was visiting his school.

Democrats rush to get rid of tainted Sant Singh Chatwal donations

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:16

With Indian-American hotel magnate, the high-profile Sant Singh Chatwal, pleading guilty to federal campaign finance fraud, several prominent Democratic leaders are rushing to return or donate to charity cash collected by their major fund-raiser.

US teen suspended for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:46

A Pennsylvania teenager has been suspended for asking the first ever Indian-American Miss America Nina Davuluri to the prom, the annual end of the year dance for high school students.

White House names Indian-American "Solar Champion of Change"

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:38

White House has named Indian-American professor Rajendra Singh as one of ten "Solar Champions of Change" who are taking the initiative to spur solar deployment across America.

US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:36

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas.

Indian-American woman kept dead son on ice for Hindu ritual

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:36

An Indian-American woman in Texas kept her 10-year-old son`s body on ice for five days, claiming she was complying with Hindu rituals to preserve it while waiting for her husband to return and perform the funeral.

US teacher fired over comment on black president

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:33

A US teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn`t need another black president.

India, US poised on more collaborative path: Envoy

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:01

India and the United States are today positioned to embark on a more closely collaborative path with growth in India providing it new impetus, according to Indian ambassador S Jaishankar.

United States urges Myanmar to ease tensions

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:45

The US ambassador to the UN urged Myanmar on Thursday to intervene to stop communal violence there and protect humanitarian workers in the volatile western state of Rakhine.

Deadly Chilean fire `contained` but still burning

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:15

A massive blaze in the historic Chilean port of Valparaiso that killed 15 people was contained Thursday but workers need several more days to completely extinguish it.