May 12, 2001
Death for Pittsburgh racist
The jury of seven men and five women sent a strong signal against racially motivated killings.
Pakistani hoodlum shot in Manhattan
The 35-year-old, who was recently featured on the hit television show America's Most Wanted, was killed in a chaotic firefight with law enforcement officers in the lobby of the Hampshire Hotel and Suites in New York's Times Square.
May 11, 2001
Man kills wife in apartment blaze
The man who entered Desvinder Kaur's apartment when she was away, who patiently waited until she arrived before setting the suburban Toronto home ablaze, committing murder and suicide in the same fell swoop, was her ex-husband, Canadian police have revealed.
Eric Schlosser wrote Bharti's script
The author's blistering attack on American fast food chains, especially McDonald's and the meat industry, galvanized Harish Bharti into a legal battle against the multinational food giant.
May 10, 2001
Dalai Lama's visit kicks off controversy
Public schools in America, which ban school prayers and religious events, don't like the idea of the Tibetan leader addressing young men and women at a youth summit as they consider the summit to be a religious event.
Baumhammers found guilty on five counts
A Pittsburgh jury found the 35-year-old man guilty on five counts of first-degree murder for an attack that left five people dead and Sandip, the lone survivor, paralyzed below his neck.
Restaurateur Sant Singh Chatwal eludes authorities again
Wire reports said the New York-based Chatwal flew out of India, where he has been indicted on charges of alleged bank fraud, soon after a ten-day court ban on his leaving the country ended.
Visa deadline extension likely
At least 640,000 people, who had neither relatives in America nor found companies that would sponsor them, are expected to file their papers by the new deadline. Unlike in normal circumstances, they do not have to return to their home countries to apply for visas.
Rekhi's visa stand raises a ruckus
Kanwal Rekhi came to the United States a few decades ago. And before he made his first million, he did odd jobs to support himself, including working in a restaurant. After he got his green card, Rekhi sponsored his siblings to join him in the US.
May 9, 2001
Jain is new dean of Kellogg Grad School
Dipak Jain, a Guwahati University post-graduate and doctorate from the University of Texas at Dallas, has taught courses in strategic marketing research, new products and services and quantitative marketing models.
Indo-Canadian protestor freed on bail
The protestor, arrested at the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City last month and turned into a cause celebre, was released on Monday on a $3,000 bail.
Russia markets space tourism
Eager to cash in on the new phenomenon of starry-eyed civilians with money to burn, Russia has launched a campaign to entice more would-be space tourists.
May 8, 2001
'I just came back from Paradise'
Dennis Tito was exultant on his return to earth on Sunday morning after a seven-day trip to the International Space Station.
A very expensive typo
On April 16, Computer Associates put operating earnings for the full year at 40 cents a share, or $230 million. But under standard accounting rules and excluding certain charges, the company earned 16 cents a share, or about $90 million.