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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US jobless rate holds steady


July 7th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The US unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent last month as the economy created only 80,000 net new jobs, authorities said Friday.Analysts had expected a gain ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US census left out over 1.5 mn minority members


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The US Census Bureau has said that it omitted more than 1.5 million people belonging to ethnic minorities in the 2010 count, though it defended the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shakira wants better US policies for children


April 16th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Shakira returned to her native Colombia to deliver a speech, urging improved childhood development policies in Latin America."I am convinced that by far ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Interracial marriages on the rise in US


February 17th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the US and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-American student triggers Harvard probe


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A complaint from an Indian-American student who was near the top of his high school class but was rejected by both Harvard and Princeton universities has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New measure raises American poor to 49 million


November 8th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) By American standards, more than 49 million or 16 percent of the people in the world's richest nation were living in poverty in 2010 under an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US birth rates decline amid recession


October 14th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A sharp drop in birth rates in the US in the past few years reflects economic recession in the country that started in 2008, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shakira joins Obama’s education advisory board


October 7th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Colombian singer Shakira has joined US President Barack Obama's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.Others on the panel include community activist Adrian Pedroza and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Asians buck the trend as poverty rises in US


September 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Asians, including Indian Americans, were the lone exception as the number of poor in US rose for the fourth consecutive year across all racial and ethnic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Asians, Hispanics drive joint family surge in US


August 31st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Driven by economic imperatives, the United States is experiencing a surge in multigenerational joint families, with Hispanics and Asians driving the trend.The number of such households, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obama repeats promise of immigration reform


July 26th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama repeated Monday his commitment to immigration reform because of the pain caused by deportations, but the immigrant community demanded that he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parent intervention protects kids against smoking initiation


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Parents shouldn't let up in their efforts when it comes to discouraging their kids from smoking, suggests a new study.Researchers, led by E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, an emergency medicine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New York, Washington, 44 more US cities not white any more (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Whites in New York, Washington and 44 other metro areas in the US have been reduced to a minority, according to new census data. Hispanics account ... Read more...

Posted in World |

By 2050, whites ‘will be the minority race in US’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Whites will be a minority in the U.S. by 2050 as black and Hispanic birth rates soar, according to official figures.Hispanic, black and Asian people accounted for 90 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

School student drops out every 26 seconds in US (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) A student drops out of school every 26 seconds in the US, official figures reveal.This startling revelation came as US President Barack Obama announced the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

In US, a school student drops out every 26 seconds


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Every 26 seconds, a student leaves school in the US, official figures show.This startling revelation came as US President Barack Obama announced during a visit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Videogame sparks controversy


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) A videogame that will be in the stores this March, and which invites users to drive a pickup truck full of undocumented immigrants without losing any while trying ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Blacks more likely than whites to die from live cancer: Study


December 21st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that black people with early stage liver cancer are more likely than white patients to die from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hispanic and Asian buying power in US ‘will increase in next few years’


November 6th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study has indicated that despite the recession, Hispanic and Asian buying power is expected to surge in U.S. in the next few years."Despite the recession, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Language influences our implicit preferences: Study


November 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A study has suggested that the language we speak may influence not only our thoughts, but our implicit preferences as well.Psychologists at Harvard University found that bilingual individuals' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brock Lesnar Loses To Velasquez Cain


October 25th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The reigning champion Brock Lesnar had to give up give long reigned throne, after he was challenged by Velasquez Cain, in UFC 121 on Saturday. Now, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two in three 2008 Obama backers unlikely to vote this year: Poll


October 20th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 20 (ANI): A new CBS News/Knowledge Networks survey has found that two in three likely voters who say they voted for President Obama in 2008 are less enthusiastic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spanish is third most-used internet language


October 13th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) Spanish is the third most-used language on the internet, after English and Chinese, according to a report.The report titled "Spanish on the Web" was prepared by the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Over 5 out of 10 young Americans back Obama: Gallup Poll


October 5th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama remains the preference of young voters, according to a new Gallup poll.Fifty-seven percent of 18-to-29-year-olds support Obama, reports Politico.According to the poll, 91 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Alcohol consumption on the rise, finds research


September 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): A new study has found that due to various factors, including social, economic and ethnic influences and pressures, more people are drinking than 20 years ago.A UT Southwestern ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Justice Department Of America Sues The Sheriff Of The Maricopa County In Arizona


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Justice Department (JD) of America has sued Joe Arpaio, who happens to be the controversial Sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County. The lawsuit that was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Risk of marijuana’s ‘gateway effect’ overblown


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): New research has revealed that the "gateway effect" of marijuana - that teenagers who use marijuana are more likely to move on to harder illicit drugs as young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Four Juveniles Involved In A Grisly Hate Crime In New York To Be Sentenced Today


August 25th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 25, 2010 (Just Flashed): Four juveniles of New York had confessed that they were components of a bunch of hooligans that victimized Hispanics to satisfy its brutal lust. These four ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Couples who pray together really do stay together


August 13th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Couples who share religious practices tend to be happier than those who don't, according to a new study.True to the aphorism, couples who pray together stay together, said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in 12 babies born to illegal immigrants in US


August 12th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) One of about every 12 babies born in the United States in 2008 was the offspring of illegal immigrants, says a new study sharpening a debate over a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US housing complex in racial row against Indians


July 17th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against an apartment complex in Washington state for racial discrimination against Indians who were even told to "go ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blacks are 5 times more often hospitalised than whites


July 5th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Blacks are more prone to get hospitalised than whites, revealed the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.In 2006, the hospitalization rate for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arizona Reports That The Hispanics Are Leaving


June 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The number of Hispanics in the state of Arizona is decreasing sharply, well ahead of the new law that is supposed to be effective ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hispanics leaving Arizona over the controversial immigration law


June 14th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Jun 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Most Hispanics are leaving Arizona after the controversial Arizona immigration law came into force. The law, which has been criticized by all quarters, has come into ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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