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US Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown

Feuding US lawmakers narrowly avoided a Department of Homeland Security shutdown on Friday at the 11th hour, but funded the agency only until March 6, forcing Congress to revisit the issue next week.

Feb 28, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Michelle invites Indian doctor for State of the Union Address

US First Lady Michelle Obama has invited a prominent Indian-American doctor, who is playing a key role in fighting the dreaded Ebola disease in West Africa, for tomorrow's State of the Union Address.

Jan 20, 2015, 10:09 AM IST