Legislators in the US state of Vermont approved a "death-with-dignity" bill Monday enabling terminally ill patients to request medication from their doctors to take their own lives.
Nineteen people including two children were shot in New Orleans on Sunday when gunfire erupted at a Mother’s Day parade, and city police said they were searching for three suspects.
According to the air bill slapped on the crate that arrived at Kennedy International Airport from London, an unnamed painting worth $100 was inside. Only later did federal investigators discover that it was by the American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and worth $8 million.
Trailblazing broadcast journalist Barbara Walters, known for her interviews with world leaders and celebrities and the first woman to co-anchor a US evening news program, said today she will retire in the summer of 2014.
The police officer who risked his life to save victims of the Wisconsin Gurdwara shootout last year was honoured by US President Barack Obama at a White House award ceremony.
The White House offices in the West Wing were evacuated briefly on Saturday after smoke was detected in the building, but staff were allowed to return and there was no indication of danger to President Barack Obama, CNN said.
The White House on Friday denied misleading the public over a deadly attack on a US mission in Libya in 2012, hitting out at Republican lawmakers for "politicizing" the fallout from the incident.
On the eve of national elections, Pakistan has expelled the Islamabad bureau chief for The New York Times, according to the influential US daily.
In a landmark ruling, former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide and war crimes on Friday. The ruling stemmed from the massacres of indigenous people in the country’s long civil war.
The United States is working with the Indian Government to stream line the latter's education visa, which is being considered as a major hindrance for American students wanting to go to the country for education, a top Obama Administration official has said.
The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost's commander called the situation serious, but not life-threatening.
An Indian American businessman has been awarded by a US business chamber as its 2013 Ambassador of the Year.
Expressing concern over increasing 'abduction' of American children to India, an influential lawmaker has said that the country has been a source of immense frustration and grief for parents in the US.
Still a persona non grata in the US, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is set to talk to the Indian community again in 18 North American cities via satellite from Gujarat's capital, Gandhinagar on Sunday.
A US student, Ugbaad Keynan, who is quite keen on the political history between India and Pakistan, has won a scholarship to study Urdu in Lucknow. Kenyan will spend eight weeks studying the language while living with a host family, the university said.