No solution in sight as US shutdown enters Day 3

The statements by the White House and the US House Speaker John Boehner provided after the closed door meeting at White House, only highlighted the divide that remains intact between Democrats and Republicans.

US President hails Obamacare, slams `Republican shutdown`

US President Barack Obama urged them to “reopen the government” and warned that longer the shutdown stays more harm it will inflict.

US immigration bill passed by Senate Judiciary Committee

Adding to the hopes of millions of illegal immigrants in US, the significant immigration bill inched closer to reality when a Senate panel approved it on Tuesday evening.

Oklahoma City faces second deadly tornado in 13 years

A devastating tornado in the Oklahoma City suburbs in southcentral US, that has killed at least 91 people, was second only to one in May 1999 in its fury.

Oklahoma tornado toll revised to 24, rescue efforts on

Over 90 people, including 20 children, were killed after a monstrous tornado ripped through the US city of Oklahoma.

Americans poke fun on social media over alleged spy arrest

It sounds like a 1960s` US television sitcom, some Americans said as social media and online journals lit up with news about the arrest in Moscow of US diplomat Ryan Fogle.

Mother’s Day shooting is fourth mass shooting in a year in US

The Mothers` Day parade shooting in New Orleans, coming less than a month after the April 15 Boston bombing, is the fourth major incident of mass shooting in the US in the last one year.

New Orleans Mother`s Day parade shooting in US injures 19

According to police spokesperson Remi Braden, none of the injuries was believed to be life-threatening.

Ohio shocker: 3 women kidnapped for a decade delivered 5 babies

Three women in the United States who were held captive in a dungeon for a decade gave birth to five babies during the ordeal.

US team questions Boston suspects` parents in Dagestan

The parents of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are currently living in Dagestan, an overwhelmingly Muslim region on the Caspian Sea where the family briefly lived before leaving for the United States.

Suspect`s wife helping in Boston bomb probe: Lawyer

The wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston bombing suspect gunned down in a police shootout, is cooperating with authorities probing the attack, her lawyers said Tuesday.

US investigators seek motive after Boston suspect charged

Investigators sought a motive for the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday after the surviving suspect was charged for his alleged role in the worst attacks in the United States since September 11, 2001.

Five killed in US apartment shooting

Five people, including a woman, were killed in a shootout, apparently sparked by a dispute, at a Washington state apartment complex, police said on Monday.

Residents return to Texas blast site

The sheer scale of destruction caused by Wednesday`s explosion and fire led local officials to fear that as many as 70 people were killed.

US to hunt Boston bombers to `ends of the Earth`

US investigators probing Boston marathon bombings vowed to "go to the ends of the Earth".

Pakistani Taliban deny role in Boston Marathon blasts

The Pakistani Taliban, which claimed the 2010 Times Square bomb plot, on Tuesday denied anything to do with explosions that killed three people and wounded more than 100 in Boston.

UN chief calls Boston Marathon bombing ‘senseless violence’

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the bombing at the Boston Marathon, calling it "senseless violence."

Deadly Boston marathon horror is `potential` terrorism

Two bomb blasts which brought carnage to the Boston marathon with three dead and more than 100 injured was being treated Tuesday as a "potential terrorist" attack.

Boston marathon blasts: Hunt on for clues, apartment searched

A decade after the deadly 9/11 attacks, terror returned to haunt America when twin explosions near Boston marathon finish line, killed three and injured over 144.