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Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Huge quantities of nutritious foods end up in landfills instead of meeting Americans' dietary needs," said lead author Marie Spiker, from the Johns Hopkins University in the US.

Only 25% Americans believe Donald Trump keeps his promises: Opinion poll

Only 25% Americans believe Donald Trump keeps his promises: Opinion poll

The April 24 poll also showed that though only a few accept he is keeping his promises, a majority of his supporters believe he is following through his campaign pledges.  

Noisy lives putting Americans at risk for hearing loss

Noisy lives putting Americans at risk for hearing loss

The Brigham and Women`s Hospital researchers found that substantial noise exposures, with potential long-term hearing effects, commonlyoccur in occupational and recreational settings and only a small percentage of those exposed are consistently wearing recommended hearing protection.

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian warplanes bombed US-backed fighters in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Islamic State forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. 

US warns its nationals in India to maintain high vigilance level, cites Islamic State threat

US warns its nationals in India to maintain high vigilance level, cites Islamic State threat

Issuing an advisory, US Embassy on Tuesday warned its citizens to stay away from places frequented by Westerners in India and to remain vigilant.

80% Americans believe media was biased in 2016 US elections: Poll

Amid endless disputes about media bias in the 2016 US presidential election, 80 per cent Americans believe the media was biased towards one of the candidates, according to a recent poll.

51% Americans say Presidents should release medical info

Fifty-one per cent of Americans say a President should release all medical information that might affect his or her ability to serve as Commander-in-Chief, the poll found.

Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency: Poll

Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency: Poll

 In the final sprint to Election Day, a new poll underscores those daunting roadblocks for Donald Trump as he tries to overtake Hillary Clinton.

43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015: Census

More than 43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015, a US Census report said on Tuesday, indicating that the world's largest economy experienced one of the sharpest decline in poverty rates in 16 years.

Old people suffering from hip fracture may never recover: Study

Around 300,000 older Americans are hospitalized and receive surgery because of hip fractures annually.

US remembers victims 15 years after 9/11 attacks

US remembers victims 15 years after 9/11 attacks

The names of the 2,983 victims will be read slowly by relatives as music plays during a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial plaza in Lower Manhattan that will pause for six moments of silence.

Barack Obama urges unity on eve of 9/11 anniversary

Barack Obama urges unity on eve of 9/11 anniversary

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans to remain united in the face of terrorist attacks, in a barely-veiled jab at Republican White House nominee Donald Trump 15 years after 9/11.

Young Americans 'completely reject' Trump on immigrants: Obama

Barack Obama believes that young Americans "completely reject" Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump's tough line on immigration and that most Americans share their stance.

Americans not comfortable with inter-racial relationships

Americans not comfortable with inter-racial relationships

Americans are embracing mixed-race relationships now-a-days, it is actually masked by with deeper feelings of discomfort, even disgust.

Clinton and Trump hit the road, looking for convention bounce

Clinton and Trump hit the road, looking for convention bounce

Both parties are deeply divided and led by profoundly unpopular figures with approval ratings below 40 percent.

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

A 25-year-old Muslim girl in New Zealand was left embarrassed after she applied for a job at a jewellery shop and was told it was a waste of time unless she removed her hijab.

Ted Cruz jeered for refusing to back Trump, exposing Republican rift

Ted Cruz jeered for refusing to back Trump, exposing Republican rift

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz refused to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the party`s convention on Wednesday, drawing angry jeers from Trump supporters and shattering the facade of party unity that has been carefully built up in Cleveland this week.

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

The "better angels in America will prevail" in the upcoming presidential elections, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he warned about xenophobia during a visit to Australia.

Melania projects husband Trump's softer side

Melania projects husband Trump's softer side

Melania Trump projected Donald as a kind and compassionate man.

Race relations at lowest point in Obama presidency: Poll

Despite Obama's Tuesday remarks that the races in the US are "not as divided as we seem", the poll shows that black and white Americans hold starkly different views on race.