Bobby Jindal sues Obama Administration over Common Core policy

Indian American governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal today sued the Obama administration, accusing it of hijacking federal grants to coerce states to adopt Common Core educational standards and assessments, thus violating the federal law and the Constitution.

US journalist returns home after Syria kidnapping


An American journalist held for nearly two years by militants linked to al Qaeda in Syria returned to the United States late Tuesday, two days after Qatar negotiated his release, his family said.

US faces intelligence challenge in Syria

US spy agencies face a difficult task in tracking Islamic jihadists in Syria, as Washington lacks a robust network of informants and faces threats to its drone fleet, experts and former officials say.

US is and will be only indispensable nation in world: Obama

Asserting that the US is and will remain the one indispensable nation in the world, President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that country has to use its power wisely to sustain this leadership.

Obama approves air surveillance of IS in Syria

US President Barack Obama has authorised surveillance flights over Syria in a move to gain intelligence on the activities of Islamic State (IS) Sunni militant group, BBC reported Tuesday.

Obama approves air surveillance of IS in Syria

US President Barack Obama has authorised surveillance flights over Syria in a move to gain intelligence on the activities of Islamic State (IS) Sunni militant group, BBC reported Tuesday.

White House defends Obama`s summer vacation

The White House has defended President Barack Obama`s two-week summer vacation at Martha`s Vineyard with his family and friends, amid criticism from political opponents over its timing.
Obama returned from his vacation on Sunday night.

Obama not decided on military option against ISIL in Syria: White House

President Barack Obama has far not decided on whether to launch military strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria, the White House has said.

When women succeed, America succeeds: Obama

The US President, father of two teenage daughters, pledged to tear down all barriers that deny women equal opportunity, in his proclamation issued yesterday to declare August 26 as the Women`s Equality day.

As Obama`s vacation ends, criticism does not

As Barack Obama discovered over the past two weeks, presidents can run into trouble when their playtime is perceived as detached from the concerns of Americans.

BJP leaders discuss PM Modi`s visit with US Congressman

BJP leader Vijay Jolly and MP Rajyavardhan Rathore met US Congressman Tulsi Gabbard to discuss Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s forthcoming visit to the US, a release said Sunday.

Don`t have time to think about George Clooney: Ex

Hollywood superstar George Clooney`s former girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis says she has moved on from him and is now too busy preparing for her marriage.

Obama orders review of US police use of military hardware

US President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police.

Obama, Merkel warn of dangerous escalation in Ukraine

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have warned that the presence of Russian military personnel and its shelling in Ukraine`s territory was triggering a "dangerous escalation" of the conflict in the region.

Grand welcome awaits PM Narendra Modi in US, website launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be given a grand welcome during his visit to the United States in September.

Amid US air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the US military to become Iraq`s air force. But he may have little choice.

US National Guard ordered out of violence-torn Ferguson

National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.

Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

President Barack Obama won`t be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for Lou Gehrig`s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Islamic State sows terror, bewitches jihadists

Key questions and answers about the Islamic State group that beheaded American journalist James Foley, and that US President Barack Obama described as a "cancer".

Foley beheading `crime` against Islam`s principles: Qatar

Qatar, accused by a German minister of financing Islamic State (IS) jihadists, condemned today the group`s beheading of US journalist James Foley as a "crime against the principles of Islam".