A US-based Sikh group today said that it will challenge the decision of an American district court last week to dismiss alleged human rights violations case against Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.
A combat knife carried by a US Navy SEAL in the 2011 raid that ended in death of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan has fetched USD 35,400 at a charity auction.
The outgoing head of the IRS told US Congress on Friday that the US tax agency made "foolish mistakes" in targeting conservative groups but insisted the action was not politically motivated.
The chief of the US Air Force said on Friday he regretted comments he made last week seeming to suggest a "hookup culture" in society was partly to blame for a sexual assault crisis in the military.
The US senate judiciary committee on Thursday cleared Srikanth “Sri” Srinivasan’s nomination to the DC circuit, considered as a stepping stone to the Supreme Court. Yashwant Raj
A bipartisan group in the House working on an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws reached a deal in principle Thursday evening, aides said. The group plans to introduce its bill in June.
President Obama appointed Daniel I Werfel, the controller of the Office of Management and Budget, to be the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, the White House announced Thursday.
Scientists have created a cocktail-making robot that can be controlled by smartphones. Party attendees at the Google I/O Conference were invited to send a drink recipe via a smartphone app to a three-armed robot Makr Shakr.
A team of scientists in China have claimed to have produced the lightest material ever made. Zhejiang University in China announced in a statement that the ultra-light substance, called carbon aerogel, has a density of 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimetre, CBS News reported.
US lawmakers questioned the ousted head of the internal revenue service as US Congress held its first hearing on the tougher scrutiny the federal tax agency gave tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
Seeking a regime change in Syria, President Barack Obama today ruled out any unilateral American action against the Assad regime, but pledged support to international partners and Syrian opposition to meet the goal.
When the brain’s primary ‘learning center’ is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function, as concluded by life scientists from UCLA and Australia who have pinpointed the regions of the brain involved in creating the alternate pathways — often far from the damaged site.
Researchers have revealed that regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control.
Researchers have detected H1N1 virus, that created a worldwide pandemic in 2009, in elephant seals off the coast of central California — the first report of the flu strain in any marine mammal.
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found hiding in a boat days after the blasts, left a handwritten message describing the attack as retribution for US wars in Muslim countries, CBS News reported on Thursday.