Category: USA

As Taliban gains ground in Afghanistan, Joe Biden discusses drawdown with top cabinet members

As Taliban gains ground in Afghanistan, Joe Biden discusses drawdown with top cabinet members

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden spoke with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and National Security Advisor…

One person killed and 24 wounded — including 6 children — in shooting at Arkansas car show

One person killed and 24 wounded — including 6 children — in shooting at Arkansas car show

The children’s wounds, according to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, were non-life-threatening and most of them have since been released from the…

Ex-student pleads guilty in boyfriend’s suicide

Ex-student pleads guilty in boyfriend’s suicide

Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Superior Court Judge Robert Ullman sentenced You to a suspended jail sentence of 2 1/2 years and…

Michigan governor declares Ambedkar Jayanti as ‘Doctor B R Ambedkar Equity Day’

Michigan governor declares Ambedkar Jayanti as ‘Doctor B R Ambedkar Equity Day’

CHENNAI: On April 14, members of the Ambedkar Association of North America (AANA) came together for the first time to…

Joe Biden admin backs Texas, Florida districts on mask mandates

Joe Biden admin backs Texas, Florida districts on mask mandates

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden‘s administration on Friday offered its full-throated support for local cities and school boards in Texas and…

russia: US challenges Russia to step back from Ukraine attack

russia: US challenges Russia to step back from Ukraine attack

WASHINGTON: The United States said Thursday that Russia is on the verge of unleashing a massive military attack against Ukraine,…

Cop dead, another wounded in Chicago shooting

Cop dead, another wounded in Chicago shooting

CHICAGO: A Chicago police officer died and another was wounded following a shooting late Saturday, officials said. Police said the…

The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

NEW YORK: Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements….

New Jersey to require masks in schools as Delta variant spreads

New Jersey to require masks in schools as Delta variant spreads

NEW YORK: Kindergarten through 12th-grade students and staff in New Jersey will be required to wear masks indoors regardless of…

FDA plans to allow 12- to 15-year-olds to receive pfizer boosters

FDA plans to allow 12- to 15-year-olds to receive pfizer boosters

WASHINGTON: The Food and Drug Administration is planning to broaden eligibility for coronavirus vaccine booster shots, allowing 12- to 15-year-olds…