US to recognize gay marriage in another six states

The US government announced Saturday it would recognize same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not to take up the debate.

Obama reviews ISIS strategy with national security team

US President Barack Obama has reviewed his administration's strategy against the Islamic State with his national security team, during which he discussed the status of comprehensive campaign to counter the feared militant group in Iraq and Syria.

Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting
Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting

A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, authorities said.

US condemns Sinai car bomb attack

The United States denounced a car bomb attack in the Egyptian Sinai peninsula that killed at least 26 soldiers, and injured 28 others Friday.

Ian Poulter slams Tom Watson's 'astonishing' Ryder Cup decisions in new book
Ian Poulter slams Tom Watson's 'astonishing' Ryder Cup decisions in new book

 England golfer Ian Poulter has said that United States captain Tom Watson's decisions in the Ryder Cup were astonishing.

India a country of enormous energy and power: Kerry

Describing India as a country of enormous energy and power, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a moment when Indians and Americans got a real sense of what the two "natural partners" were able to achieve together.

Top US lawmakers send Diwali greetings celebrations

Cutting across party lines, top US lawmakers have greeted the influential Indian American community on Diwali and wished them an auspicious and successful year ahead.

IS attack on Syrian border town Kobane stalls amid US air assault

A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, American officials said, with the help of air strikes reported to have killed over 500 jihadists.

Obama nominates Indian-American as Ambassador to Sweden

President Barack Obama has nominated a major fundraiser for his presidential campaign Indian-American Azita Raji as the US Ambassador to Sweden.

Ground offensive against Islamic State months away in Iraq: US

Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start waging any kind of sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State and any similar effort in Syria will take longer, officials at the US military`s Central Command said on Thursday.

Kerry hosts first Diwali celebrations, hails diaspora

As Diwali becomes an important marker in the American festival calendar, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted Diwali celebrations at the State Department for the first time, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s recent visit to the US provided an "unforgettable chance to build on the already deep ties between America and India."

WikiLeaks` Assange `confident` ahead of Sweden ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday he was "confident" his asylum status will be resolved, as he awaits an imminent ruling on his case by a Swedish court.

Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq killings

Four former employees of the Blackwater security firm were found guilty Wednesday in connection with the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad that left 14 dead.

US Ebola ''czar'' to start work; military team begins training

The new US Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States.

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.

US Marine accused of murder moved to Philippine military HQ

A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines` military headquarters Wednesday, authorities said, following huge public pressure for him to be taken off an American warship.

Mentally ill British suspect pleads not guilty in New York

A mentally ill British man accused of supporting al Qaeda and conspiring to set up a terror training camp in the United States pleaded not guilty in a New York courtroom Tuesday.

US to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports

The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.

White House confirms US citizen released from North Korea

The White House confirmed on Tuesday that American tourist Jeffrey Fowle had been released from North Korea, had departed the country and was on his way home to his family.

US only country that can galvanize the world community against ISIL, Ebola: Obama

President Barack Obama has said the United States is the only country to galvanize the world community for any major crisis, referring to the formation of two broad international coalition against ISIL and Ebola.