David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
06 October 2014 06:04 PM
Gays and lesbians in Virginia, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Indiana can now legally marry, with North Carolina, West Virginia, South Carolina, Wyoming, Kansas and Colorado also likely to follow suit
03 October 2014 05:22 PM
Officials in Texas conceded that Texas hospital turned the patient away
Ebola virus in the US: 100 people monitored by Dallas health officials after potential contact with infected man
02 October 2014 07:33 PM
The authorities are taking steps to prevent an Ebola outbreak in the city but also trying to reassure the population that it is unlikely to happen
US midterm elections: Curtain-raiser in North Carolina is 'ground zero' for Republican attempts to retake the Senate
01 October 2014 07:52 PM
The stage is set as the Grand Old Party gears up for a tense contest
01 October 2014 07:12 PM
After a number of shocking security lapses, it's time the leader of the free world's safety was taken seriously
Luka Magnotta trial: Macabre murder trial resumes in Montreal with accused set to claim mental incapacity
30 September 2014 07:08 PM
Lukas Magnotta has pleaded guilty to dismembering a young Chinese student and posting parts of the victim's body to political figures across Canada
New York man who kicked a cat is dogged by animal rights campaigners - and the city's pet welfare squad
30 September 2014 06:20 PM
Andre Robinson posted the footage on Facebook and is now facing a year in prison
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
27 September 2014 12:00 AM
New York last week played host to a parade of prime ministers, presidents and potentates for the annual United Nations jamboree, but for most denizens of this town only one man rules – and his name is Derek Jeter, the most famous name on the roster of players at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
Ebola outbreak: We’re not doing enough to stop the spread of the virus, President Obama warns UN General Assembly
25 September 2014 07:28 PM
Sierra Leone has announced it is placing another one million of its inhabitants under forced quarantine
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 2 Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 3 The Grace Dent Christmas Questionnaire
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges