David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
30 May 2014 06:14 PM
The man who blew the whistle on the National Security Agency is in a battle for the truth with his former employer
19 May 2014 09:31 PM
After barely two days of deliberation, a New York jury on Monday convicted Abu Hamza, the former imam of Finsbury Park mosque in north London, on all counts of assisting terrorists groups like al-Qa’ida, offering vindication to US government prosecutors and possible solace to victims of terrorist attacks.
19 May 2014 07:00 PM
The GOP needs just six more seats to take control of the Senate
18 May 2014 08:51 PM
'All I know is we don’t want them running around half-naked on our streets,' says Mayor Phil Cagle. 'That’s the bottom line.'
Jill Abramson dismissed by the New York Times: Did the first woman editor of the newspaper commission her own downfall?
15 May 2014 06:20 PM
Covering her new British boss’s role in the Savile scandal and questioning why she was not paid as much as her male predecessor may have been to blame for her dismissal this week
14 May 2014 07:53 PM
Prosecutor describes defendant's protestations of innocence as 'absurd'
11 May 2014 11:09 PM
Removal of White House security further tarnishes the reputation of US Secret Service
The return of El Niño: US scientists say there is 80% chance of extreme disruption to world's weather later this year
09 May 2014 09:25 PM
Some regions can expect potentially beneficial effects, others much less so
Trouble brewing for the Tea Party: Cuts in the number of televised primary debates are Republicans' latest attempt to gain the upper hand in intra-party civil war
09 May 2014 07:17 PM
The party leadership wants to loosen the grip of conservative ideologues who have pulled their party to the right. But evidence of a backlash is mounting
08 May 2014 08:07 PM
Former Finsbury Park imam tells how he lost hands and eye helping Pakistani army
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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