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US President Donald Trump participates in a medal ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, US.(Reuters)

Trump campaign files election lawsuit in Georgia, suffers more legal defeats

By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni | Georgia
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The Trump campaign said in a statement its new lawsuit would include sworn statements from Georgia residents alleging fraud.
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US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greet guests during an election event in Wilmington, Delaware.(Bloomberg)
US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greet guests during an election event in Wilmington, Delaware.(Bloomberg)

‘Don’t tell me it’s not possible in the United States,’ says Biden, Kamala Harris confident she won’t be last woman in office

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:17 AM IST
When my mother came to the US at the age of 19, she believed in an America where such a moment can come true, Kama Harris said in her first address as the Vice President-elect.
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From just Dalip Singh Saund in 1956, the number of Indian-Americans in US congress has risen to five — Kamala Harris in the Senate and Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ro Khanna in the House of Representatives. But 2020 is when politics came into their homes, touched their festivals and their culture.(AP)
From just Dalip Singh Saund in 1956, the number of Indian-Americans in US congress has risen to five — Kamala Harris in the Senate and Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ro Khanna in the House of Representatives. But 2020 is when politics came into their homes, touched their festivals and their culture.(AP)

The birth of a new political constituency

By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 10:08 PM IST
“We have arrived,” proclaimed a string of Indian Americans in news profiles of the community’s sudden shot into prominence politically
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks as he participates in the first 2020 presidential campaign debate on September 29, 2020. R(Reuters File Photo)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks as he participates in the first 2020 presidential campaign debate on September 29, 2020. R(Reuters File Photo)

Biden needs to win 1 more state to reach 270 electoral votes, become US prez

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Biden only needs a win in one more state -- Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada or North Carolina -- to reach the 270 electoral votes he needs to be elected president, provided that other race calls stand.
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The Trump campaign had sought to halt the counting of mail ballots in the county, saying observers were being kept too far away to be able to see if signatures matched voter registration records(AFP)
The Trump campaign had sought to halt the counting of mail ballots in the county, saying observers were being kept too far away to be able to see if signatures matched voter registration records(AFP)

US Election 2020: Poll watchers emerge as a flashpoint in battle over ballots

By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Washington
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Tasked this year with monitoring a record number of mail ballots, partisan poll watchers are designated by a political party or campaign to report any concerns they may have
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US President Donald Trump speaks about the 2020 US presidential election results in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, November 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)
US President Donald Trump speaks about the 2020 US presidential election results in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, November 5, 2020 (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

US Election 2020: Trump campaign loses legal fights in Georgia and Michigan, vows Nevada lawsuit

By Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 07:40 AM IST
In Georgia, the Trump campaign had alleged 53 late-arriving ballots were mixed with on-time ballots. Meanwhile, in Michigan, the campaign had sought to stop vote counting. In both cases, however, state judges saw “no evidence” to substantiate allegations and dismissed the lawsuits.
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Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden.(Reuters Photo)
Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden.(Reuters Photo)

US Election 2020: Biden’s Nevada Lead Grows in Latest Results

By Bloomberg| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 11:32 PM IST
The fresh numbers included tens of thousands of mail-in and provisional ballots counted in Clark and Washoe Counties, home to Las Vegas and Reno respectively. They come after a day of whiplash with both county and state officials initially promising new numbers only to later advise that they would appear on Thursday.
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US Election 2020: People shared all sorts of memes on Nevada results.(Twitter/@gaIaxyevans)
US Election 2020: People shared all sorts of memes on Nevada results.(Twitter/@gaIaxyevans)

US Election 2020: People pass time with hilarious memes as they wait for Nevada results

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 05:17 PM IST
As the country waits for Nevada Election Results, some creative minds on Twitter have used hilarity to pass time and entertain others though memes.
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While Joe Biden has secured 264 electoral votes, Trump stands at 214.(Reuters image)
While Joe Biden has secured 264 electoral votes, Trump stands at 214.(Reuters image)

US Election 2020: When we might know results

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 01:02 PM IST
US Election 2020: Since five key states are still left uncalled, including key states Pennsylvania and Nevada, the path to the White House is still open for both contestants.   
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US President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally at Muskegon County Airport in Muskegon, Michigan US.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally at Muskegon County Airport in Muskegon, Michigan US.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump, Joe Biden are campaigning across country from each other

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Las Vegas
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 09:44 PM IST
For Trump, it was a return to a church he had visited as a candidate in October, 2016. Biden went to St. Joseph’s on the Brandywine, as he does nearly every week.
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US President Donald Trump arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Reuters)

Despite past Democratic wins, Donald Trump making a play for Nevada

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Las Vegas
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 06:57 PM IST
President Donald Trump, who narrowly lost here in 2016, scheduled a campaign rally Sunday night in Carson City, his second in the state in as many months as the first big wave of voting kicks off.
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This electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.(AP/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md)
This electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.(AP/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md)

Covid-19 reinfection: Nevada man experienced severe symptoms during second bout of illness

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 08:45 AM IST
Researchers studied the case of a 25-year-old man from Nevada’s Washoe county who has suffered from Covid-19 twice this year.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the firm is focusing on development of a process to extract the metal using sodium chloride, or table salt, instead of more expensive chemical reagents.(Reuters File Photo)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the firm is focusing on development of a process to extract the metal using sodium chloride, or table salt, instead of more expensive chemical reagents.(Reuters File Photo)

Tesla is trying to mine its own lithium after dropping M&A plan

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 07:26 AM IST
A push into mining is at the center of Tesla’s plan to cut battery costs and deliver on a promise to bring a $25,000 electric car to market.
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Hawaii allows travellers to skip quarantine if tested negative for COVID-19 on arrival(Twitter/W0rld2020)
Hawaii allows travellers to skip quarantine if tested negative for COVID-19 on arrival(Twitter/W0rld2020)

Hawaii allows travellers to skip 14-day quarantine if tested negative for COVID-19 on arrival

By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Honolulu
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Hawaii encourages pre-travel testing to add a greater element of safety for travel into the US, allows travellers to skip quarantine with virus test
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US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after arriving in McClellan Park, California, US(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after arriving in McClellan Park, California, US(REUTERS)

Donald Trump defies coronavirus rules as ‘peaceful protest’ rallies grow

By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Donald Trump’s campaign insisted that it takes appropriate health precautions, including handing out masks and hand sanitizer and checking the temperatures of rallygoers.
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US President Donald President Trump faces reporters after it was announced Bahrain has joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations with Israel during a brief appearance in the Oval Office at the White House.(REUTERS)
US President Donald President Trump faces reporters after it was announced Bahrain has joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations with Israel during a brief appearance in the Oval Office at the White House.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump looks west, eyeing new paths to White House

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 11:19 PM IST
Trump is confronting local authorities by holding public events Saturday and Sunday after state officials blocked his initial plans for rallies in Reno and Las Vegas because they would have violated coronavirus health guidelines.
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Doctors and Nevada public health officials said they were able to show through sophisticated testing that the virus associated with each instance of infection represented genetically different strains.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Doctors and Nevada public health officials said they were able to show through sophisticated testing that the virus associated with each instance of infection represented genetically different strains.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

Covid-19 reinfection detected in US patient; saliva tests endorsed

By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 01:10 PM IST
A case of coronavirus reinfection has been documented in a US patient from Reno, Nevada, according to doctors. The 25-year-old man tested positive for the virus in April after showing mild illness and then got sick again in late May, developing more severe Covid-19 symptoms
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U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, US on Tuesday.(Bloomberg File Photo)
U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House in Washington, DC, US on Tuesday.(Bloomberg File Photo)

Trump encourages mail voting in key battleground Florida after months of criticising method

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 07:18 PM IST
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany rejected the notion that Donald Trump has changed his views. She said he supports absentee voting by mail for a reason, as opposed to states mailing out ballots to all voters regardless of whether they requested them.
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The US department of defense (DOD) said it has authorised the release of three videos, one taken in November 2004 and the other two in January 2015, “which have been circulating in the public domain after unauthorised releases in 2007 and 2017”.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representational Photo)
The US department of defense (DOD) said it has authorised the release of three videos, one taken in November 2004 and the other two in January 2015, “which have been circulating in the public domain after unauthorised releases in 2007 and 2017”.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representational Photo)

Pentagon releases 3 ‘UFO’ videos officially. Here’s why

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Two of the videos, published by the New York Times in 2017, show fast-moving oblong objects racing through the sky and a pilot, in one video yelling, “Look at that thing, dude. It’s rotating!”
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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who has been surging in polls based on an estimated $400 million he has spent on ads, is waiting to make an impact. He has skipped all other nominating contests until then, as part of an unorthodox poll strategy, and focussed on the Super Tuesday states.(REUTERS)
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who has been surging in polls based on an estimated $400 million he has spent on ads, is waiting to make an impact. He has skipped all other nominating contests until then, as part of an unorthodox poll strategy, and focussed on the Super Tuesday states.(REUTERS)

Sanders wins Nevada, consolidates position at top of Democratic White House race

By Yashwant Raj | Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Next up is South Carolina, a state that is predominantly African American, and which has been nursed by Biden as his firewall.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with his wife Jane, attends a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)(AP)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with his wife Jane, attends a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)(AP)

Some Democrats worry after Bernie Sander’s big win in Nevada

By Agence France-Presse | Las Vegas
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 09:55 PM IST
The 78-year-old senator was leading the Democratic pack with 46 percent of the vote, followed far behind by former vice president Joe Biden at 19.6 percent and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, at 15.3 percent.
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US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders pumps his fist as he speaks to supporters about being declared the winner of the Nevada Democratic Caucus during a campaign rally in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar(Reuters photo)
US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders pumps his fist as he speaks to supporters about being declared the winner of the Nevada Democratic Caucus during a campaign rally in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar(Reuters photo)

Bernie Sanders wins big in Nevada, stretching lead in Democratic race

By Agence France-Presse | Las Vegas
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 11:17 AM IST
His win is a substantial accomplishment in a state seen as an important bellwether because it is the first diverse electorate to weigh in on the 2020 presidential race.
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Bernie Sanders led Nevada’s presidential caucuses based on early returns(AP)
Bernie Sanders led Nevada’s presidential caucuses based on early returns(AP)

Bernie Sanders takes the lead in Nevada Democratic caucuses

By Associated Press | Las Vegas
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2020 05:40 AM IST
Sanders has emerged as the front-runner in the party’s national race, even as establishment-minded Democrats raise concerns about the self-described democratic socialist’s ability to defeat President Donald Trump this fall.
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Hate crimes against Sikhs have been rising, partly because they are mistaken for West Asians on account of their turban.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO.)
Hate crimes against Sikhs have been rising, partly because they are mistaken for West Asians on account of their turban.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO.)

New FBI data shows major spike in anti-Sikh hate crimes

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 06:18 AM IST
The number of hate crime incidents against Sikhs went up to 60 in 2018 from 20 in 2017, according to the FBI’s annual hate-crimes report. Hate crimes against Sikh were the third highest, at 4.3%, after those against Jews and Muslims, who were first and second largest with 56.9% and 14.6%.
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Tyson Fury with WWE Braun Strowman.(WWE)
Tyson Fury with WWE Braun Strowman.(WWE)

Tyson Fury to clash with Braun Strowman at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia

By AFP | Las Vegas
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 07:51 AM IST
Fury will make the brief switch to professional wrestling when he fights on a World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE) card in Saudi Arabia on October 31.
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Democratic presidential hopefuls Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (R) and Former Vice President Joe Biden (R) participate during the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by ABC News in partnership with Univision at Texas Southern University in Houston.(AFP)
Democratic presidential hopefuls Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders (R) and Former Vice President Joe Biden (R) participate during the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by ABC News in partnership with Univision at Texas Southern University in Houston.(AFP)

Bernie Sanders accuses Joe Biden of distorting ‘Medicare for All’ plan

By Associated Press | Carson City
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 12:22 PM IST
Campaigning in the early caucus state of Nevada, the 78-year-old Vermont senator said one of the things that “disturbed” him about Thursday’s debate was that he was hoping “to have a serious discussion about the health care crisis in America.”
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Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.(Unsplash)
Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.(Unsplash)

Beekeeping helps relieve war veterans of PTSD, anxiety

By Associated Press | MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP)
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.
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More than 2 million Facebook users have said they plan to go (representational image).(Unsplash)
More than 2 million Facebook users have said they plan to go (representational image).(Unsplash)

Tiny town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters

By Reuters | Rachel
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2019 03:15 PM IST
Rachel and its surroundings had long celebrated their spot in UFO lore as a tourist draw.
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File image of Juventus footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.(AFP)
File image of Juventus footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.(AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face sexual assault charges in US

By AFP | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Kathryn Mayorga, a former model, alleges that Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.
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File image of Cristiano Ronaldo(AFP)
File image of Cristiano Ronaldo(AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit

By AFP | Los Angeles
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2019 10:44 AM IST
Five-time world player of the year Ronaldo is accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga, who claims the Portuguese soccer star assaulted her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.
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