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Aftershocks from magnitude 6 quake rattle California, Nevada

July 10, 2021 12:46 pm

The earthquake was centered south of Lake Tahoe near Walker, a rural community of a few hundred households in the eastern Sierra Nevada, and was felt as far off as Las Vegas and San Francisco, authorities said.

Indian-American health policy expert Meena Seshamani appointed to key Medicare position

July 09, 2021 11:08 am

Dr. Seshamani has decades of policy experience, including recently serving on the leadership of the Biden-Harris transition Health and Human Services agency review team.

Zaila Avant-garde becomes first African American to win Scripps National Spelling Bee

July 09, 2021 10:55 am

Zaila Avant-garde is also an accomplished basketball player and holds several Guinness World Records for dribbling multiple basketballs at a time.

Retired doctors and more syringes: Biden lays out plan to get America vaccinated

January 16, 2021 11:37 am

Biden has promised to do better than President Donald Trump to curb the virus and get 100 million vaccine shots into the arms of Americans during his first 100 days in office.

More Capitol rioters in viral posts arrested, senator urges social media providers to keep data

January 10, 2021 11:21 am

Dozens of people have been charged following the storming of the Capitol on Wednesday, with the FBI asking the public to help identify participants, given the proliferation of images of the riots on the internet.

Indian-American becomes US Army's first CIO

January 07, 2021 6:03 pm

Equivalent in rank to a three-star General, Iyer will supervise an annual budget of USD 16 billion for the US Army's IT operations. Over 15,000 civilians and military personnel posted across 100 countries work under him.

Nashville blast investigation leads U.S. agents to suburban home

December 27, 2020 10:39 am

The thunderous, fiery blast destroyed several vehicles, damaged more than 40 businesses and left a trail of shards from shattered windows. Federal agents were also trying to identify apparent human remains found near the exploded vehicle.

'Dead' woman found to be breathing at Detroit funeral home

August 25, 2020 8:56 pm

The Southfield fire department acknowledged it was involved in a bizarre set of events that began when a medical crew was summoned to a home where a 20-year-old woman was unresponsive.

Judge set to sentence Ohio man who plotted US attacks

January 19, 2018 11:14 am

Prosecutors, who are seeking a 23-year sentence, said Mohamud wanted to travel to Texas and capture three or four soldiers and execute them.

US Army deserter Bergdahl suffers nerve damage after captivity-witness

November 01, 2017 9:32 pm

Colonel Allen Larsen, a battalion surgeon who has examined Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl described the damage as akin to that seen in US soldiers held as Japanese prisoners of war during World War Two.



Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

George HW Bush: A life in public service

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

George HW Bush, part of a new generation of Republicans, was often referred to as the most successful one-term president.

'I heard the gunshot' | Witnesses recount California shooting

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students.

Fire the gun or film the ultrasound? How women running for office define toughness

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The 2018 election cycle in the US has been called “the year of the woman,” but Republican and Democratic female candidates have starkly different takes on what that means.