David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
27 November 2014 07:19 PM
Two men also expected to face additional charges over alleged plan to blowing up St Louis's Gateway Arch landmark
Michael Brown shooting: ‘I have clean conscience because I know I did my job right,’ says Ferguson police officer who fired fatal shots
26 November 2014 08:23 PM
Victims parents label prime-time TV interview 'disrespectful' and an 'insult after injury'
25 November 2014 07:21 PM
President Obama appeals for calm as grand jury clears officer of killing in case presented by pro-police prosecutor
Michael Brown shooting: Ten things we know – or know better – now the Ferguson grand jury's work is over
25 November 2014 07:21 AM
From the time between shots being fired to whether Michael Brown had his hands up, US Editor David Usborne unpicks what happened on the night of 9 August 2014
25 November 2014 04:59 AM
Times Square was closed down to vehicle traffic in New York, while in Washington DC an estimated crowd of 300 people marched towards the White House
25 November 2014 03:59 AM
Even as violence was starting to flare on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who shot an unarmed teenager in August, President Barack Obama took to the airwaves to argue that progress towards healing will not be made through violence.
24 November 2014 07:26 PM
The resignation of the Defence Secretary is surely down to the White House requiring a fall guy for its recent struggles in foreign and defence affairs, making the Vietnam veteran’s departure inevitable. US Editor David Usborne reports
24 November 2014 02:52 PM
Resignation comes after only a brief tenure and leaves office with a number of commitments internationally
Michael Brown shooting: What happened on that August day and how bad could the protests be this time following the Grand Jury decision?
21 November 2014 10:55 PM
Family of Michael Brown had been making repeated public appeals for calm
Michael Brown shooting: Preparations in high gear in Ferguson as grand jury prepares to make decision over the shooting of black teenager
21 November 2014 10:49 PM
One local school district has already declared that there will be no classes in the first part of next week
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
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