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6 Indian American teens get prestigious Davidson Fellows scholarships

Two of the Indian Americans received USD 50,000 each as scholarship money and another three got USD 25,000 each.

02 Oct 2018 11:50 AM

'Con Game': Trump trashes sex assault allegations against Kavanaugh

The Senate, led by Trump's fellow Republicans, plans to move forward quickly with a confirmation vote.

26 Sep 2018 8:26 AM

Trade war: USD 16 billion in Chinese goods now under US import tariff

Trump has pushed aggressive trade actions to lower the US trade deficit, which he equates with theft from Americans.

23 Aug 2018 12:36 PM

Unhappy with Trump policies, Indian-American quits job, runs for US Congress

Six months after quitting job, he won Democratic primary and is pitching for tough battle against 5-term Republican incumbent Pete Olson.

07 Aug 2018 8:15 PM

Would hold Putin personally responsible for US election meddling: Trump

'I let him know we can't have this, we're not going to have it, and that's the way it's going to be,' Trump said in an interview.

19 Jul 2018 8:37 AM


Psychology museum explores what makes us human

Visitors can put together a puzzle that was used to determine the intelligence of immigrants arriving in the US, known as the 'moron test'.

09 Jul 2018 4:48 PM

Stigma may keep women from using HIV-prevention drugs

Greater social awareness and acceptance could go a long way toward normalizing the use of PrEP and increasing women’s comfort pursuing it.

15 Jun 2018 2:26 PM

Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

The National Gallery of Art is presenting two of four known works of this lush summer scene with huge sunflowers.

21 May 2018 9:56 AM

Husband poses for hilarious “Dude-oir” shoot to cheer cancer-stricken wife, and the photos are

Well, it's true, laughter is the best medicine!

05 Mar 2018 7:21 PM

Obamas reveal unconventional portraits in Washington

The paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald show their subjects looking cool and confident.

13 Feb 2018 9:36 AM


'Feminism' Merriam-Webster's 2017 word of the year

Merriam–Webster’s Word of the Year is a quantitative measure of interest in a particular word.

12 Dec 2017 4:06 PM

US not satisfied with Pak’s co-operation against terrorism

The US official said they would be looking for very specific action from Pakistan within coming weeks and months.

03 Dec 2017 1:27 PM

US Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

It was pretty funny to see that. You don't expect to see something like that.

20 Nov 2017 11:24 AM

Washington's new Museum of the Bible aims to inform, not preach

The eight-level museum in a prime tourist spot two blocks off the National Mall features the world’s biggest private collection of Torahs.

19 Nov 2017 1:39 PM

Pilot draws penis in sky, Navy not happy with the incident

‘The Navy apologizes for this irresponsible and immature act,’ a spokesperson said.

18 Nov 2017 4:06 PM


Pakistan minister says US should not look at CPEC from India's perspective

India has been severely critical of the CPEC, saying the project violates its sovereignty as it runs through PoK.

12 Oct 2017 3:22 PM

Sex offenders say island water makes them sick

Scores of sex offenders ordered to live on the secluded island say the water there is making them sick and causing unexplained deaths.

25 Sep 2017 7:28 PM

Saudi govt allegedly funded 'dry run' for 9/11 attack, reveals fresh evidence

Evidence further reinforces the claim that employees and agents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia directed and aided the 9/11 plotters.

10 Sep 2017 12:42 PM

Demonetisation led to digitisation and growth in tax base: Jaitley

A message is loud and clear that it’s no longer safe to deal substantially in cash.

10 Jun 2017 10:47 AM

Indian-origin girl wins 2017 Spelling Bee after 12-hour contest

Ananya Vina correctly spelled the word marocain to win the 25-word championship round of the spelling bee held in Washington.

02 Jun 2017 12:50 PM