SpaceX delays next launch after blast

SpaceX said on Monday it has delayed by a couple of months the return to flight of its Falcon 9 rocket, following an explosion on the way to the space station in June.

`Utterly amazing` story of survival: US hiker missing for nine days found alive

A badly hurt missing woman who endured nine days without food in the fire-threatened Californian wilderness has been found alive in what rescuers called an "utterly amazing" story of survival.

Individual registration begins for PM Narendra Modi's Silicon Valley event

Individual registration to the Silicon Valley community reception for Prime Minister Narendra Modi have kicked off here, less than a month before his scheduled second visit to the US.

Psychology research is often questionable, study finds

Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research.

Ashley Madison, parent company sued in US over data breach

Infidelity website Ashley Madison and its parent company have been sued in federal court in California by a man who claims that the companies failed to adequately protect clients` personal and financial information from theft, saying he suffered emotional distress.

California priest gets prison in sexual abuse during flight

A California-based Catholic priest was sentenced to six months in prison followed by six months of home confinement for groping a sleeping woman seated next to him on an airliner.

Indian-American among 11 full-time judges appointed by Barack Obama

A 46-year-old Indian-American federal judge is among 11 people elevated as a full-time judge in the third largest US state California by President Barack Obama.

Wildfires rage in US Northwest, army and foreign crews called in

US crews battling a flurry of wildfires raging unchecked across the Pacific Northwest contended with high winds on Thursday, a day after three firefighters were killed and four others were injured in Washington state.

Indian-American elevated as police chief in a Californian city

A veteran Indian-American police officer has been appointed the police chief of a Californian city.

US military deploys troops to help in California wildfires

 The US Army is sending hundreds of troops to help tackle wildfires raging across parched California, authorities said Tuesday, while also warning of the growing risk posed by drone pilots flying over affected areas.

Four killed as small planes collide in California

 Four people were killed Sunday when a pair of small aircraft collided in southern California near the Mexican border, US media reported.

'Godzilla El Nino', the worst one till date, on its way
'Godzilla El Nino', the worst one till date, on its way

 Scientists have predicted a 'Godzilla El Nino,' which will be worse than all the previous El Ninos.

Ukraine, creditors lock horns in 'make or break' talks

Ukraine's finance minister visits the California grounds of Kiev's biggest creditor Wednesday for "make or break" negotiations aimed at keeping the cash-strapped former Soviet country from hurtling into default.

Weather provides some help to California firefighers

Crews battling two dozen wildfires in drought-stricken California on Wednesday have made progress in some areas thanks to lower temperatures and higher humidity, officials said.

California brings in reinforcements to fight wildfires

Crews battling 23 tenacious wildfires in drought-stricken California rushed in reinforcements on Tuesday and girded for weather that could ignite more blazes.

Fires spread as thousands battle blazes across California
Fires spread as thousands battle blazes across California

More than 9,000 firefighters are battling to contain nearly two dozen wildfires in California that have forced thousands to flee their homes and burned large swathes of land.

California wildfires spread to 54,000 acres
California wildfires spread to 54,000 acres

 Massive wildfires in California state have spread across 54,000 acres west of capital Sacramento, the media reported on Monday.

Firefighter dies as thousands battle California wildfires

 A firefighter died while battling one of the 18 large wildfires raging in California, its governor said Friday, declaring a state of emergency.

IIT alumni discussing future of technology in US meet

Discussing innovative ideas to spark the next wave in technology, hundreds of IIT alumni across the world have gathered at the PAN IIT Global Leadership Conference 2015 in the US.

Kelly Rutherford loses kids' custody battle rights in California
Kelly Rutherford loses kids' custody battle rights in California

 Kelly Rutherford custody battle has taken a sad turn as the actress has lost the bid to fight for her kids in California.