David Usborne

David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.

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The decision expected from the Supreme Court could be momentous

US Supreme Court to hear cases on same-sex marriage

Decision promises a period of high anxiety for both sides of a debate that has been raging in America

Republican candidate Mitt Romney told of his desire to stand again

Republicans trying to politely discard two-time loser Romney

Twice-unsuccessful presidential candidate gets an icy response to announcement to stand

A Saudi family arrives for the the Hael International Rally in Hael Nufud desert in 2011.

2014 the hottest year since records began, climate experts confirm

Last year global temperatures were 0.69C above 20th century averages

The changes are likely to provoke an angry reaction from conservatives on Capitol Hill

Cuba-US relations: Washington moves to ease restrictions on business and travel - but the economic embargo remains

The changes are likely to provoke an angry reaction from conservatives on Capitol Hill who oppose the thaw with Havana

The NRA has already announced lawsuits against Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster

NRA has Pennsylvania's gun laws in its sights, but mayors have vowed to resist challenge

The organisation has already announced lawsuits against Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster in a bid to force their city-wide ordinances off the books

Leo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill in The Wolf of Wall Street

Wolf of Wall Street crony's firm raided by FBI over suspected Medicaid fraud

Daniel Porush is listed as an executive vice-president at a company targeted by a lawsuit alleging fraudulent syphoning of government healthcare funds

Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee in 2012, has taken many by surprise with his intentions

Romney vs Bush? It’s more thrilling than what the Democrats are offering

Whoever does snag the nomination will have a serious chance of being president

John Podesta has agreed to serve as a senior counselor to Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton could lure prized advisor John Podesta if she launches presidential campaign

Mr Podesta was Chief of Staff during Bill Clinton's second term, and is currently a special counselor to President Obama

Don't run Mitt! Six reasons why Mitt Romney should think long and hard before another White House campaign

2012 Republican candidate has said he is thinking about another attempt

Martin Luther King's children, left to right: Dexter Scott King, Rev. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III and Yolanda King

Martin Luther King's children feud over whether to sell his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal

This is the fifth lawsuit between the siblings in the past 10 years

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Woman who was sent to three Nazi death camps describes how she escaped the gas chamber

Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary

Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea