David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
13 June 2014 04:51 PM
Only dumb luck saved America from a nightmare scenario in January 1961 when an Air Force B-52 carrying two nuclear bombs broke apart in flight dropping the weapons on farmland near the city of Goldsboro in North Carolina.
12 June 2014 07:37 PM
Reports claim US drones have been flying secretly over contested sections of Iraqi territory since last year
11 June 2014 09:17 PM
The GOP is reeling after Eric Cantor lost to an unknown candidate, becoming the first Majority Leader to lose a primary race since 1889
11 June 2014 06:46 PM
Big corporations are crying foul over successful new businesses - and Congress is listening to them
10 June 2014 09:02 PM
David Usborne joined the crowds at a New York bookstore to get a signed copy of the former First Lady’s autobiography – and, he hoped, an answer to the question that has got America transfixed
08 June 2014 10:55 PM
US public has doubts about soldier’s story but John Kerry speaks out in support
06 June 2014 06:32 PM
She hasn’t said she will stand yet, but Hillary Clinton is certainly in the frame. David Usborne considers her chances and the obstacles she will face
Hillary Clinton may have to ditch her megarich Wall Street friends if she is to make another run at the presidency
05 June 2014 06:23 PM
The former Secretary of State's ties to the banks that almost brought down the US economy may leave her vulnerable to challenges from the liberal left of the Democratic Party
04 June 2014 06:40 PM
The record of Congress on climate change is abysmal
04 June 2014 12:00 AM
It is not quite the Golden Gate, but the Rip Van Winkle Bridge that spans the Hudson River under the shadow of the Catskill Mountains two hours north of New York City certainly has its own architectural grandeur. Sadly, it has something else in common with its distant San Francisco cousin – it attracts jumpers.
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
- 1 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 2 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 3 Daily Show's Jon Stewart destroys Fox News for its Ferguson coverage
- 4 Botched ice bucket challenge leaves man critically injured after plane drops hundreds of gallons of water
- 5 Friends reunion: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox perform mini sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live
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