David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
25 July 2014 06:19 PM
Suit was filed jointly by Mr Banks and his wife, who is claiming 'loss of consortium'
Arizona execution that took two hours to complete leads to calls for a review of procedures into state’s death chamber
25 July 2014 05:13 PM
Joseph Wood, who was convicted of killing his girlfriend and her father in 1988, died after one hour and 57 minutes
24 July 2014 09:40 AM
Experts said execution procedures were 'unreliable and the consequences are horrific'
24 July 2014 12:00 AM
23 July 2014 06:54 PM
In these tricky days especially, he surely needs to drop the cool act
From the White House to...? President Obama considers change of address as eight-year term nears its end
22 July 2014 07:07 PM
Rumours say Barack and Michelle are set to purchase $12.5m property in an area of California known as the 'playground of the presidents'
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Russia votes for independent investigation into downing of jet in UN Security Council
21 July 2014 09:17 PM
Moscow faces repeated and sometimes harsh criticism for its perceived failure to force separatists to allow access to the site
21 July 2014 05:53 PM
An 11-year-old girl shot by stray bullet while making chocolate and marshmallow snacks during a sleepover
20 July 2014 07:02 PM
He was known for playing sardonic but likeable characters on both television and the big screen
18 July 2014 07:16 PM
As the ground offensive gathers momentum, American patience may quickly fray further
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Say yes to 'no-poo': It's been three years since I stopped washing my hair
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute