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Phone service begins between Israel, UAE: Iran says peace deal a 'huge mistake': Top developments

August 16, 2020 9:40 pm

In an agreement brokered by the United States, the Arab nation got assured by the Israeli government that it would renounce its plans for annexing the West Bank, the most cherished territory desired by the Palestine.

Watch: Dramatic footage of lightning striking Statue of Liberty as storm hits New York

July 24, 2020 12:35 pm

When an intense thunderstorm hit New York, a Twitter user captured the moment when a massive lightning bolt struck the iconic monument.

A Different Kind of Storm: New Orleans Facing Deadly Virus Outbreak

March 26, 2020 8:44 pm

The situation in and around New Orleans is particularly acute, with the city reporting 827 confirmed cases as of Wednesday night, more than the total number of cases in all but 15 states

Study in USA: Top universities, scholarships for international students

February 27, 2020 4:59 pm

A total of 1,095,299 students from around the world are currently enrolled in various colleges of the country and international students make up 5.5 percent of the entire US higher education landscape

US Treasury removes designation of China as currency manipulator

January 14, 2020 2:30 pm

The Treasury Department designation in August under 'The Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988' and was the first time since 1994 that the United States had determined China was manipulating its currency.

Planning a visit to the US? Add these lakes to your travel bucket list

August 03, 2019 12:44 pm

You wouldn’t expect white sand beaches smack dab in the heart of the USA, but Lake McConaughy — Nebraska’s biggest lake — has them.

Iran's Zarif calls on Trump to reject hawkish allies' thirst for war

July 30, 2019 10:01 pm

Zarif has in the past said that a so-called “B-team” including Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton, an ardent Iran hawk, and conservative Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could goad Trump into a conflict with Tehran.

US and Iran to clash at UN nuclear watchdog

July 10, 2019 4:36 pm

With the two sides apparently deadlocked, Iran says it will continue to breach limits of the deal one by one until it receives the economic windfall the deal promised. Washington meanwhile is seeking to isolate Iran to force it to negotiate.

US Congress to vote on bill to remove country-cap on Green Card

July 09, 2019 2:29 pm

Being supported by more than 310 lawmakers from both the Republican and the Democratic Party, the 'Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act' is all set to sail through the 435-member US House of Representatives.

US, Taliban to open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war

June 29, 2019 11:34 am

The latest round of talks comes amid heightened expectations that followed Pompeo's optimistic time frame for a pact to end Afghanistan's nearly 18-year war and America's longest-running military engagement.

USA PHOTOS

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.

USA VIDEOS

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.