David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
'Honestly, we are really scared for Leopoldo's life': Wife of Venezuela's most potent opposition figure is desperate for his release from jail
22 February 2015 12:00 AM
Exclusive: Considered a political prisoner by the United Nations, Mr Lopez is being held in isolation
20 February 2015 06:46 PM
Special Report: It is two years since Hugo Chavez's death but to his followers it feels like a lifetime. Venezuela is collapsing amid falling oil prices, rampant corruption, political oppression - and dark rumours of an imminent coup
Republican presidential nomination: White House bid turns apprentice, Marco Rubio, against master, Jeb Bush
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
The precocious son of Cuban immigrants may have youth on his side, but his erstwhile mentor is raising more funds for a 2016 run
13 February 2015 06:02 PM
Battle raging between cat's owner and the local branch of the Humane Society
12 February 2015 10:09 PM
London mayor spoke Thursday in Washington DC
American Sniper Chris Kyle trial: Former Navy Seal had faint pulse as paramedics arrived on scene, says investigator
12 February 2015 07:00 PM
Mr Kyle and a friend were allegedly killed by ex-US Marine, Eddie Ray Routh, while he 'was in the grip of a psychosis'
It's not 'sweet home Alabama' if you are gay and in love as Chief Justice fights claims that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional
11 February 2015 07:25 PM
Usborne in the USA: This is not the first time that Justice Moore has placed himself in a long tradition of resistance by southern states to the heavy thumb of Washington
11 February 2015 01:44 AM
Williams apologised last week for saying he was in a helicopter that was hit by a grenade while covering the conflict in 2003
10 February 2015 04:52 PM
Move comes after American hostage Kayla Mueller is confirmed dead
09 February 2015 07:05 PM
Former ITV boss forced to endure fierce criticism over Williams' combat 'record'
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
- 1 Rape threats, death threats and a police investigation after video poking fun at an Islamic Party in Malaysia goes viral
- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 4 6-year-old writes ice cold Valentine's card to his stepmother
- 5 Syrian child photographed 'surrendering to camera because she thought it was a gun'