Hagel often at odds with his party

2014-04-08 07:11:22

Chuck Hagel is not a party man, at least when that party is the Republicans. The US defense secretary does not pull his punches and has often been described by fellow Republicans as a maverick.

US soldier kills 3 in army base shooting

2014-04-04 07:13:16

A US soldier with mental health issues killed three people and injured at least 16 on Wednesday before shooting himself at an army base in Fort Hood, Texas.

NASA suspends co-op with Russia

2014-04-03 09:46:52

US space agency NASA has suspended all contacts with its Russian counterpart Roscosmos except for ongoing activities aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Shooting reported at US Army base in Texas

2014-04-03 08:12:50

A shooting occurred at the US Army base of Fort Hood in Texas Wednesday afternoon, leaving at least one killed and several others injured, US media reported.

World record skydive attempt

2014-04-03 07:44:43

Skydivers jump from a plane during practice Skydivers practice for largest double-formation skydive world record attempt, Arizona, America, March 29, 2014.

Obama hails progress of Affordable Care Act

2014-04-02 17:25:53

Under the law, the percentage of Americans with healthcare insurance is up and the growth of healthcare costs is down, which is good news for the middle class and America's fiscal future.

Obamacare attracts 7 million sign-ups

2014-04-02 16:59:44

More than 7 million people have signed up for medical insurance through exchanges set up by US President Barack Obama's new health care program by Monday night's deadline.

US appeals decision to open govt dossier in terror case

2014-04-02 07:43:59

US government attorneys filed an appeal on Monday against a Chicago trial judge's decision to grant lawyers for a terrorism suspect unprecedented access to secret intelligence - court records that they say might help his defense.

US envoy in India resigns

2014-04-01 16:02:54

The US Ambassador to India, Nancy Powell, resigned late Monday evening, barely a week before the country goes to polls.

iPhone 6 screens to enter production

2014-04-01 14:36:03

Apple Inc suppliers are likely to produce a 4.7-inch screen first while a 5.5-inch version could be delayed, supply chain sources said.

World's tallest ferris wheel opens in Las Vegas

2014-04-01 13:56:45

The observation wheel, the tallest in the world, is part of the Linq project, a $550 million development by Caesars Entertainment Corp.

US still seeking hegemony in cyberspace

2014-03-29 07:30:40

According to the latest documents revealed by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the NSA has spied on several former Chinese leaders, multiple government departments and banks, with China's telecom giant, Huawei, being a core target for the NSA's snooping in China.