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US military training jet crashes in residential area in Texas, five injured

Two people were ejected from the plane and have been taken to local hospitals, with one person in critical condition and the other in serious condition.

Sep 20, 2021, 09:10 AM IST

US ramps up plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in Texas border city

The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that it moved about 2,000 of the migrants who had gathered under and near a bridge in the border city of Del Rio to other locations on Friday. 

Sep 19, 2021, 08:24 AM IST

Afghan refugee shares picture of food given at US camp, gets trolled for saying refugee life is 'never easy'

Hamed Ahmadi, a refugee at a Texas camp, shared the picture which showed that the food on his plate included two small pieces of chicken, a few slices of fruit and bread. While many trolled him for being ungrateful, Ahmadi to a foreign publication clarified his intention was not to complain 

Sep 04, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

Texas Gov Greg Abbott issues proclamation celebrating 75 years of India's Independence

Governor Abbott signed the proclamation at a celebration ahead of Indian Independence Day on August 15 and said, "India is our largest democratic ally in the world".

Aug 14, 2021, 06:45 AM IST

Monkeypox case reported in US after 18 years, check its symptoms and other details

CDC describes monkeypox as a rare but potentially serious viral illness that typically begins with flu-like illness and swelling of the lymph nodes and progresses to a widespread rash on the face and body. The last monkeypox outbreak in the US was in 2003.

Jul 18, 2021, 11:29 AM IST

US Army Sergeant indicted on murder charges for shooting and killing Garrett

Sgt. Daniel Perry, who was stationed at Fort Hood during a night of protests and unrest in several US cities, was booked on one count of murder and one count of deadly conduct in the July 25 death of Garrett Foster, 28.

Jul 02, 2021, 11:53 AM IST

US Supreme Court upholds ObamaCare, dismisses third challenge to Affordable Care Act

The US Supreme Court on Thursday (June 17) upheld the ObamaCare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA) against the latest Republican challenge, allowing millions to keep their health insurance coverage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 18, 2021, 10:01 AM IST

iPhone 6 battery explosion! Customer sues Apple for THIS reason

Franklin is asking Apple to pay him damages for the allegedly defective iPhone 6 and its battery and incidental damages for replacement devices. 

May 07, 2021, 15:23 PM IST

This US state lifts COVID-19 mask mandate, allows all businesses to run with full capacity

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced an order to lift the mask mandate in the state and increase the capacity of all businesses and facilities to 100 per cent capacity starting next Wednesday.

Mar 03, 2021, 12:22 PM IST

Lights come back on in Texas as water woes rise in southern part

The storms also left more than 450,000 from West Virginia to Louisiana without power and 100,000 in Oregon were still enduring a weeklong outage following massive ice and snowstorm. The snow and ice moved into the Appalachians, northern Maryland and southern Pennsylvania, and later the Northeast as the extreme weather was blamed for the deaths of at least 56 people, with a growing toll of those who perished trying to keep warm.

Feb 19, 2021, 21:51 PM IST

US: No electricity, no water in Texas, citizens struggle through historic cold

Residents in over 100 counties in Texas have been told to boil their drinking water as treatment plants continue to suffer from energy blackouts, officials said. With freezing temperatures expected through the weekend, getting the lights back on will be a slow process.

Feb 18, 2021, 08:36 AM IST

Texas braces for impact due to Arctic blast, US registers record breaking cold

Texas is bracing for a historic Arctic blast expected to dump inches of snow, cripple life, glaze roadways in ice and send temperatures plummeting to near-record lows. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for parts of southeast Texas from 9 pm Saturday (February 13) until 6 pm Monday (February 15).

Feb 14, 2021, 09:35 AM IST

Massive pileup of 130 vehicles on icy Texas interstate in US, 6 killed

A massive crash involving more than 130 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate left six people dead and several injured amid a winter storm that dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts of the US. At the scene of the crash on Interstate 35 near downtown Fort Worth, cars and trucks had smashed into each other.

Feb 12, 2021, 08:38 AM IST

Terminally ill, Indian-origin paediatrician kills doctor, himself after taking hostages in Texas

A 43-year-old Indian-American pediatrician diagnosed with terminal cancer shot dead a lady doctor and then killed himself after taking hostages at a medical office in Austin, according to police in the capital city of the US state of Texas. The armed man has been identified as Dr Bharat Narumanchi.

Jan 29, 2021, 08:33 AM IST

Brain-eating amoeba detected in water supply kills six-year old in US' Texas

Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday issued a disaster declaration for Brazoria County after Naegleria fowleri, a microscopic amoeba, was found in the water supply of the city of Lake Jackson in the greater Houston metropolitan area.

Sep 29, 2020, 00:39 AM IST

Tropical Storm Hanna threatens flash floods on coronavirus COVID-hit Texas coast

Hanna was a tropical storm by Sunday morning, with its center about 40 miles (65 km) from McAllen, Texas.

Jul 26, 2020, 23:47 PM IST

One person shot, killed during Black Lives Matter protest in US' Texas

One person was killed when several shots were fired amid a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Austin, Texas, on Saturday, authorities said.

Jul 26, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

Tiger Woods not in field for PGA Tour's return next week

The 44-year-old Masters champion last competed on the PGA Tour in mid-February.

Jun 06, 2020, 09:41 AM IST

IndyCar to open season without fans on June 6 in Texas

IndyCar had postponed racing in mid-March over concerns about the novel coronavirus,

May 08, 2020, 09:41 AM IST

Lockdown in Texas will end on April 30, says Governor Greg Abbott

Amid growing frustration against the lockdown order in several states of the US, Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday said that he will not extend his stay-at-home order for the state after Thursday (April 30). The announcement sends a clear message that Abbott is aiming for a phased exit from the social distancing measures meant to curb the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

Apr 28, 2020, 08:37 AM IST