A top American diplomat would be travelling to India this week ahead of the next month's New Delhi trip of secretary of state John Kerry for the India-US Strategic Dialogue, an official statement has said.
At least 91 people, including 20 children, were feared killed when a 2 mile wide tornado tore through an Oklahoma City suburb, trapping victims beneath the rubble as one elementary school took a direct hit and another was destroyed.
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 $35,400 at a charity auction.
The United States remains in armed conflict with al-Qaeda and its affiliates, a fight likely to last a decade or two, senior Pentagon officials told Congress on Thursday in arguing against changes to the 2001 military force law used in the war on terror.
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.
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.
Researchers have revealed that regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control.
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.
A second suspect was arrested in the New Orleans shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day, police said.
The US President Barack Obama has emphasized on maintaining a balance between national security and media freedom, as his administration is in the middle of a controversy related to intrusion into the phone call records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press by the Justice Department.
A mother whose 4-year-old was being abducted chased the suspect down and crashed her vehicle into his car, triggering a manhunt and the arrest of the suspect, Albuquerque police said.
Two women convicted of conspiring to send money to al-Shabab in Somalia were given prison sentences in federal court on Thursday, ending a week of punishments tied to long-running investigations into terrorism recruiting and financing for the terrorist group.
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.
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.
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.