Ferguson burns as racial protests spread across US
Ferguson burns as racial protests spread across US

As night fell, Missouri state in midwestern United States deployed more security forces to quell violence in Ferguson after a grand jury failed to indict a white police officer in the August shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Obama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance

US President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation.

5 things to do in Chicago
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Watch: Daredevil Nik Wallenda's blindfolded tightrope walk!
Watch: Daredevil Nik Wallenda's blindfolded tightrope walk!

The man literally above the ground—Nik Wallenda has amazed the world by his daredevilry stunt on Sunday morning. The man, who was on a mission to walk on the tightrope between two Chicago skyscrapers on a high wire—successfully accomplished his mammoth task.

Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend: Chicago voter tells Barack Obama!
Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend: Chicago voter tells Barack Obama!

US President Barack Obama might have got many am unpleasant reactions from world leaders while discussing significant topics like Ukraine crisis or China's South China Sea issues.

When Barack Obama was told: "Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend"

Let's be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot on Monday in Chicago.

Shots fired at commuter train in Chicago: Police

Police say a gunman standing on a subway platform opened fire on a commuter train in downtown Chicago, though no one was injured.

Chicago-Delhi Air India flight diverted to Toronto

An Air India Chicago-Delhi flight, carrying 342 passengers, was diverted to Toronto on Tuesday morning after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of its engines, officials said.

A fan of pizza? Now, eat your way through Chicago

In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices- unless they went on a pizza tour

FAA reviews security after Chicago air traffic center fire

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Monday a nationwide security review, three days after a fire at a key Chicago air traffic facility led to ongoing travel chaos.

Thousands of US air passengers hit by suicide-fire incident

Thousands of air passengers in the US on Sunday continued to suffer from the effects of an employee's alleged sabotage of the Illinois air traffic control hub that has resulted in the cancellation of 780 flights during the weekend.

Polish Dreamliner plane makes emergency landing in Scotland

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Warsaw with 260 people on board made an emergency landing at Scotland's Glasgow airport on Friday after the pilot received a warning from the fire protection system in the baggage hold.

Hundreds of flights canceled after Chicago air control fire

Hundreds of flights were grounded at two major Chicago airports Friday, after a fire at a radar facility run by the Federal Aviation Administration, officials said.

PM Modi's friend Shekhar Tiwari eagerly awaits to meet him

PM Modi's friend Shekhar Tiwari eagerly awaits to meet him

Chicago church gives congregants $500 each to spend for good

Churchgoers grumble that they always get hit with pleas for money. But congregants at a Chicago church this month got a surprise - they each received a check for $500, with instructions to go out and do something good with it.

Japan insists no mystery behind skulls at US consulate

Japan`s Foreign Ministry on Friday insisted there was no mystery behind human skulls stored at its consulate in Chicago for three months, saying officials were checking if they were the remains of WWII soldiers.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at film fest in Chicago
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to be honoured at film fest in Chicago

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he is being honoured for "outstanding achievement" at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival Sep 16. He says awards and recognition mean a lot to him.

Chicago-Delhi Air India flight diverted to Toronto

An Air India Chicago-Delhi flight, carrying 342 passengers, was diverted to Toronto this morning after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of its engines, officials said.

Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud

A 30-year-old Indian American businessmen has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately USD 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency.

Police went to woman`s home 86 times before death

Police were called dozens of times to the suburban Chicago home of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase in Bali, Indonesia.