US Secret Service investigates potential threat against President Barack Obama

The US Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, has issued a statement stating that the agency is investigating a potential threat against President Barack Obama, as per reports on Saturday.

Dollar mixed following US jobs report

Near 2230 GMT, the dollar fell to 103.26 yen from 103.94 Thursday.

China asks US to protect its huge investments

Beijing is concerned over the fallout of the looming downgrade of US debt.

Boston bombings suspect captured, brother killed

A Chechen-origin teenager suspected to be behind the deadly Boston bombings was on Saturday captured by the police here after a 24-hour drama that saw another suspect being killed and the city virtually shut.

FBI at US home of sister of Boston bomb suspects

The FBI is at the New Jersey home of the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

Boston bombing suspects not connected with Chechnya: Official

Two brothers identified as suspects in Boston marathon bombings grew up in Russia`s Chechnya but have had little to do with the area for years, a spokesman for Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.

Boston bombings: Top national security arrive at White House for meeting

Top national security aid of US President Barack Obama arrived at the White House on Friday for a previously scheduled meeting in which the Boston bombing was likely to dominate the proceedings.

Boston bombings: Suspect`s uncle asks him to surrender

The estranged uncle of the Boston Marathon terror attacks suspects today asked one of his nephew at large to surrender, saying his brother`s children have brought shame to entire Chechen community.

Boston bombings: US in direct confrontation with evil, says Kerry

As his hometown being locked down by police amid tense manhunt for Boston marathon bomber, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the US has been in direct confrontation with evil this week.

Boston bomber`s father believes his son is `a true angel`

The father of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing claims that his son who is still on the loose is a smart and accomplished young man.

Boston bombings: Obama holds Situation Room meeting

US President Barack Obama held a situation room meeting with his top national security team on the latest developments on investigations related to the twin bomb blast in Boston early this week.

Boston bombings: Dead suspect aspired to be an Olympian

Tamerlan Tsarnaev,suspect in Boston bombings who was shot dead by police was an aspiring boxer, who hoped to gain American citizenship by being selected in US Olympic team, photographer has claimed.

US sends list of names to Pak related to Boston Marathon bombings

Pakistan`s intelligence agency has received two lists of names from US officials seeking information believed to be related to the Boston Marathon bombings, sources have said.

Boston marathon bombings: China`s victim family remembers

The family of a Chinese woman killed in the Boston Marathon bombings says it was her dream to study in the United States, and she fell in love with Boston, where she was a graduate student.

Huge hunt for Boston bomb suspect, brother killed

Thousands of heavily armed police staged an intense manhunt Friday for a Chechen teenager suspected in the Boston marathon bombings with his brother, who was killed in a shootout.

Boston marathon bombings: One suspect dead, hunt on for second

Reports emanating from the United States say one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects captured on Friday is dead.

US economy shrinks 0.1% in Dec qtr; first time in over 3 years

The unexpected contraction adds to the concerns about the struggling global economy which is already battling the European debt turmoil and slowing growth in many developing countries including India.

America's deficit problem is more than fiscal: US economist

The US needs to address its budget deficit, but measures to be taken should not bring counterproductive effects as the nation also face jobs and growth "deficits", said Lawrence Summer, a US economist and President Barack Obama's former economic adviser.

9/11 firefighters have higher cancer risk: Study

The study is the first to look at cancer rates among the all of the exposed firefighters.