Guy Adams was The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent from 2008-2012.
21 November 2012 07:26 PM
Puppeteer behind Sesame Street's most widely loved character resigns over alleged relationships with teenagers
20 November 2012 06:00 PM
A gang of art thieves armed with circular saws, ladders, and a generator have stolen a series of ancient rock engravings from a remote set of volcanic cliffs in California's Sierra Nevada mountains.
19 November 2012 09:50 PM
City that was home to the Summer of Love reins in its hippie tradition by banning public nudity
19 November 2012 08:00 PM
The woman whose affair with David Petraeus led to the CIA director's resignation has told friends that she is "devastated" by the scandal and "deeply regrets the damage that's been done to her family and everyone else's".
16 November 2012 11:30 PM
Ousted CIA head appears to contradict earlier testimony that YouTube video was the catalyst
16 November 2012 07:15 AM
She first hit the news as the apparently innocent victim of abusive emails from the lover of David Petraeus. But the more we've found out about the other, other woman, the greater the mystery
14 November 2012 12:00 AM
With his tinted hair and tribal tattoos, John McAfee has always stood out like a sore thumb among the yacht-owning multi-millionaires who choose to live out their teatime years in the picturesque Caribbean tax haven of Belize.
13 November 2012 07:00 AM
Republicans demand General attends inquiry on Benghazi killings as he handles affair fallout
12 November 2012 07:30 PM
The man behind the Sesame Street puppet Elmo is taking a leave of absence from the programme to fight what he calls "false and defamatory" allegations that he had an improper relationship with a 16-year-old boy.
11 November 2012 07:21 PM
Departure of director who had extra-marital relationship is questioned by politicians as agency battles fall-out over Libya debacle
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 1 Katie Hopkins gives rare glimpse of sensitive side with heartfelt open letter to her children penned in case she dies from epilepsy
- 2 Rihanna's Met Gala dress took one Chinese woman 2 years to make, was reduced to omelette meme in 2 seconds
- 3 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 4 Women think Irish men are the sexiest, survey finds
- 5 Florida couple forced to register as sex offenders for having sex on public beach