US Prez Barack Obama weeps as he unveils gun control measures
US Prez Barack Obama weeps as he unveils gun control measures

Barack Obama summoned the memory of the 20 elementary school children killed three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

Deported from US: Not just Indian students but also tourists and businessmen
Deported from US: Not just Indian students but also tourists and businessmen

The MEA in an advisory said “some Indian nationals travelling on business/tourism/work visas have also been deported (from the US)”.

Relatives seek justice after new Chicago police shootings
Relatives seek justice after new Chicago police shootings

Chicago: Friends and relatives of two African-Americans fatally shot by police in Chicago issued an emotional plea for justice Sunday, calling the incident the latest proof that the city`s officers are far too quick to use deadly force.

US opens federal probe into Chicago police after black teen shot dead

 US Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday announced a federal civil rights probe into the Chicago police department`s use of force, prompted by the 2014 shooting death of a black teenager.

Chicago officials release reports in police shooting of teen
Chicago officials release reports in police shooting of teen

Hundreds of pages of Chicago police reports released late Friday by city officials depict a contrasting narrative to squad car video footage in the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer.

Chicago police chief out, force faces review over black teen's death

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced during a news conference that he had asked Garry McCarthy, police superintendent since May 2011, to resign.

Bond set for Chicago police officer charged with killing black teen

A judge on Monday set a $1.5 million bond for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder after a dashboard camera video showed him shooting a black teenager 16 times.

Thousands protest police shooting in Chicago

Thousands of protesters blocked traffic in Chicago`s busy commercial district during the Black Friday shopping extravaganza demanding justice for a black teen killed by a police officer.

Chicago: Video of American cop shooting black teen sparks protests

A video released on court orders of an American cop killing 17 years old black boy on suspicion in Chicago has heated the racial discrimination debate in US once again.

Watch: Chicago cop shoots a 17-year-old black man 16 times
Watch: Chicago cop shoots a 17-year-old black man 16 times

Racial tensions soared as officials released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teen, shortly after he was charged for the death.

AAP suspends Chicago-based NRI cell co-convener from party

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has suspended its Chicago-based co-convener of NRI cell Munish Raizada from the primary membership for indulging in "anti-party activities by putting internal affairs in public domain."

AAP NRIs launch Lokpal within party

Two senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers - one from London and other from Chicago - on Saturday said they have launched an internal Lokpal which would act as a pressure group or watchdog within the party.

US Muslim teen accused of clock-bomb moving to Qatar

The Muslim teenager arrested when a Texas teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb is moving to Qatar, local media reported a day after Ahmed Mohamed visited the White House.

Nawaz Sharif shortens US visit

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has shortened his US visit from five to three days, skipping his Chicago engagements.

US boy kills girl over puppy

Latasha Dyer said her daughter was playing outside when the boy asked to see her puppy. Little McKayla said "no" and shortly after was shot in the chest.

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Hashtag created to share stories of racism and pain after 9/11

A 19-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has created a twitter hashtag to highlight the racial attacks faced by Muslims and brown people after the September 11 terror attacks.

Sikh-American assault: US won't press hate crime charges, calls it 'road rage'
Sikh-American assault: US won't press hate crime charges, calls it 'road rage'

Terming the incident as a "road rage" case, US authorities have not brought hate crime charges against a teenager who brutally attacked a 53-year-old Sikh-American man, sparking outrage among community members.

Elderly Sikh-American brutally assaulted in US, called 'terrorist', 'Bin Laden'
Elderly Sikh-American brutally assaulted in US, called 'terrorist', 'Bin Laden'

An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally injured and called "terrorist" and "Bin Laden" in an apparent hate crime case in Chicago, just days before the US commemorates the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

US dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work: Reports

The US dentist who sparked international outrage when he killed Cecil the lion during a hunting trip to Zimbabwe returned to work today after six weeks in hiding, local media reported.