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Saturday, August 13, 2022



Gas prices dip just below USD 4 for the first time in 5 months in US

August 11, 2022 3:02 pm

Falling prices for gas, airline tickets and clothes are giving consumers a bit of relief, although inflation is still close to a four-decade high.

US envoy: Russia intends to dissolve Ukraine from world map

July 30, 2022 11:55 am

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov “has even stated that this is Russia's war aim,” Linda Thomas-Greenfield said.

Indonesia, US to hold military exercise amid heightened Indo-Pacific tensions

July 29, 2022 6:48 pm

The annual "Super Garuda Shield" exercise, which the United States called "significantly larger in scope and scale than previous exercises", comes against a backdrop of heightened tensions with China over the latter's growing assertiveness in the region.

Biden tests negative for COVID-19, ends 'strict isolation'

July 27, 2022 8:07 pm

Biden, 79, tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

Critical patient flown 23 hours from US to Chennai for medical treatment

July 22, 2022 8:09 am

The woman, whose identity has not been disclosed, was treated in Chennai by Apollo Hospital's senior interventional cardiologist Dr Sai Satish and a team of doctors on arrival in the city, sources told PTI.

Indonesia: Jokowi walks tightrope balancing ties with Russia, West

July 07, 2022 9:38 pm

With its traditions of neutrality and nonalignment, Indonesia has had to tiptoe around the Ukraine war debate. Pro-Russia sentiment in the region complicates Jakarta's foreign policy challenges.

Immigration detention facility near empty in California

July 05, 2022 12:09 pm

The Adelanto facility refers to how the US government’s use of guaranteed minimum payments in contracts with private companies to house immigrant detainees might have a potential financial downside.

A polarized US celebrates Independence Day

July 04, 2022 5:46 pm

As much of the nation takes a day off for backyard barbecues, Main Street parades, and fireworks displays, some Americans see democracy in peril and others see it as ascendant.

After Roe, high stakes for Michigan ballot measure to protect abortion rights

July 04, 2022 7:34 am

In Michigan, where opinion polls show the majority of people support abortion rights, Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer filed a lawsuit to invalidate a 1931 state law that makes abortions a felony and establish a state constitutional right to abortion. A court has temporarily blocked that law from being enforced, but the Republicans who control the state legislature want to keep the ban on the books or enact a new one.

Court allows SCOTUS to enforce more restrictive abortion law

June 28, 2022 11:02 am

The US District Court in South Carolina lifted its prior hold on the enforcement of a state law passed last year that bans most abortions if an ultrasound detects a so-called fatal heartbeat, usually around six weeks into a pregnancy.  


Four countries, five street foods: What will you be eating?

February 21, 2020 11:59 am

Do your culinary homework before your next international trip to one of these countries.

USA gears up to celebrate Fourth of July- American Independence Day

July 04, 2014 2:27 pm

Americans prepared to celebrate the nation's 238th birthday on Friday.


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.

All you need to know about Amazon's new home, Long Island city

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.

Number of Indian students in the US doubled since 2012-13: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A study by the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows that the number of Indian students in the US has doubled in the last five years.

‘I didn’t know if I was gonna make it' | Wildfires Rage in California

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A fire ravaged Northern California on Thursday, damaging homes and injuring residents. Another fire started northwest of Los Angeles the following day, forcing more residents to evacuate.

Political messaging | How Donald Trump stokes fear in midterm ads

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Recently released political ads reveal the Republican Party’s two-pronged election strategy: one message for skeptics and swing voters, and a very different one aimed at President Donald Trump’s base.

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.

'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage and killing at least two people.

Republicans and their strained relationship with women

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

The Republicans on the US Senate Judiciary Committee are all men. Their remarks during the heated Supreme Court confirmation fight over Justice Brett Kavanaugh renewed attention to the party’s fraught relationship with women.

All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.