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David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Friends said he dominated his younger brother and 'just didn't like America'

Boston Marathon bombing trial: Victim reveals how he 'locked eyes' with suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Jeffrey Bauman told the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that he had noticed the 'odd' behaviour of the defendants' elder brother shortly before the twin blasts

Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon immediately following the attack

Boston Marathon bombing trial: Court shown distressing video footage of the immediate aftermath of the blasts

Footage shot by Colton Kilgore showed some of the gruesome injuries suffered by the victims

The two most important parts of Obama’s legacy could be on the brink of collapse, and this time there's no back-up plan

The Republicans may finally succeed in bulldozing Obama's health care bill, as well as his potential deal with Iran

Benjamin Netanyahu speech to Congress: What is the Iran nuclear deal that the Israeli Prime Minister is so opposed to?

Netanyahu said deal would leave 'a Middle East littered with nuclear bombs'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes a look at his notes as he addresses the United States Congress on Tuesday

Benjamin Netanyahu speech to Congress: Israel leader's nuclear war of words provokes Washington fall out – even though Obama wasn't there to hear it

Iran will be 'guaranteed lots of nuclear weapons' under Obama's arms enforcement deal, the Israeli Prime Minister told the US Congress

The moment a homeless man was shot dead by Los Angeles police officers was caught on camera

Homeless man shot dead by police was 'reaching for officer's gun', claims LAPD chief

This is the latest in a series of incidents across the United States where the use of deadly force by police departments against people on the street has drawn intense scrutiny

US Ambassador, Samantha Power, insisted that Mr Netanyahu's apparent snub of President Obama on his upcoming visit to Washington would not get in the way of America’s commitments to Israel

US ambassador promises Israel it won't let Iran acquire nuclear weapons

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, has moved to calm Israeli nerves

Netanyahu tells AIPAC that Iran and its international 'tentacles of terror' threaten the very existence of Israel

Mr Netanyahu said Israel-US relationship should not be affected by party politics

Larry David performs in his play ‘Fish in the Dark'

Larry David's new play: How a funeral inspired a Broadway hit from the Seinfeld creator

Fish in the Dark has already generated a record $14.5m in advance ticket sales, and will see David make his stage debut at the age of 67

Jeb Bush has faced Republican accusations he lacks the conservative credentials to lead them

Jeb Bush says he's not a 'squishy' moderate as conservative rival for nomination stakes claim

Mr Bush attempted a swipe at his rivals for proclaiming conservative values without the track record to prove it

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But, a year on, the search continues for Flight MH370
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Whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir's seminal feminist polemic, 'The Second Sex', has been published in short-form for International Women's Day
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Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Why would I want to employ someone I’d be happy to have as my boss, asks Simon Kelner
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With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent. Sam Masters explains the appeal
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Ministry of Culture-run site 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities
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The big fresh food con

Joanna Blythman reveals the alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay
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Tim Willis reveals what it's like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7
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Paul Scholes column

I don't believe Evans was spitting at Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible
Miguel Layun interview: From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

Miguel Layun is a star in Mexico where he was criticised for leaving to join Watford. But he says he sees the bigger picture
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Khan ready to meet winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao

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Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable