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
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats