USA news live updates: US successfully performs double lung transplant, doctors say – Times of India

3 Muslim Americans sue over religious questioning in travel

EU lawmakers wrangled Thursday to put the final touches on an unprecedented rulebook to curb the market dominance of US Big Tech giants such as Google, Meta, Amazon and Apple

Autopsy: Black man shot by off-duty deputy had 4 wounds

A Black pedestrian shot and killed by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy earlier this year was hit four times during an altercation in a busy North Carolina street, according to an autopsy released Thursday.

White House condemns return to long-range launches as N Korea tests largest ICBM

NYC mayor allows unvaccinated athletes play home games

New York City’s mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city’s vaccine mandate Thursday, while keeping in place the rule for countless other workers who faced losing their jobs for refusing to get vaccinated

US doctors announced Thursday they had successfully performed a double lung transplant on a patient with terminal lung cancer, giving new hope to others who also have advanced stages of the deadly disease

Under the new rules, asylum officers expect to decide cases in 90 days.

Rejected applicants will be sent to immigration judges, who also expect to issue decisions in 90 days.

New rules aim to decide US asylum cases in months, not years

The Biden administration on Thursday unveiled new procedures to handle asylum claims at the U.S. southern border, hoping to decide cases in months instead of years. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court backs condemned murderer’s religious request

Texas must grant a convicted murderer on death row his request to have his Christian pastor lay hands on him and audibly pray during his execution, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, bolstering the religious rights of condemned inmates.

US Senate majority leader Schumer: On track to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court before April break

US Air Force permits Indian origin airman to wear Tilak while in uniform

For the first time, a United States Air Force personnel of Indian-origin has been given permission to wear a Tilak while on duty. Read more

Today, the United States is announcing plans to welcome up to 1,00,000 Ukrainians and others fleeing Russia’s aggression through the full range of legal pathways, including the US refugee admissions program

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This funding will provide food, shelter, clean water, medical supplies, and other forms of assistance. We are also announcing an additional $320 million in democracy and human rights funding to Ukraine and its neighbours.

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Today, the US is announcing more than $1 billion in new funding towards humanitarian assistance for those affected by Russia’s war in Ukraine, including a marked rise in food insecurity, over the coming months: White House

US President Joe Biden attended summits in Brussels

US sanctions Russia lawmakers, defence contractors