David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
11 January 2015 12:00 AM
09 January 2015 06:52 PM
British businessman Krishna Maharaj today remains in a US jail after a Miami judge refused to quash his conviction – or grant a retrial – for a 1986 double murder that his lawyers insist he did not commit
09 January 2015 04:23 PM
Court decides there is insufficient evidence to overturn double murder conviction
08 January 2015 06:55 PM
The 2016 Republican front-runner's stance is a stark contrast to Mr Romney's reluctance to make his financial affairs public in 2012
Charlie Hebo attack: President Obama speaks out to condemn 'outrageous attack' on America's 'oldest ally'
07 January 2015 06:25 PM
Secretary of State, John Kerry, said that the thoughts of every American was with France
25 December 2014 06:58 PM
St Louis was on edge again today after a shooting late on Tuesday of a black man at a petrol station in the suburb of Berkeley by a white police officer. The incident sparked new rounds of protests that began almost immediately and lasted into the early hours of Christmas Day.
Nicaragua faces questions over new canal after protest deaths, links to China and fears over environmental impact
25 December 2014 06:48 PM
Government faces questions over funding, China links and impact on environment
23 December 2014 10:27 PM
Decision potentially gives new grist to the movement that has spawned protests nationwide
23 December 2014 06:35 PM
Threats of legal action have been spelt out to the Google-owned company by lawyers for Irving Azoff
New York police shooting: Mayor Bill de Blasio rushes to repair rift after officers turn their backs on him
22 December 2014 05:54 PM
Relations with public are at 40-year low following black men’s deaths
Oscars 2015: Birdman beats Boyhood as Eddie Redmayne and Patricia Arquette win big - as it happened
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
Half of Ukip voters say they are prejudiced against people of other races
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
Aqsa Mahmood branded a 'disgrace' by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
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