Guy Adams was The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent from 2008-2012.
British film director imprisoned in California jail for 84 days despite having been freed on bail Duncan Roy sues Los Angeles police for millions of dollars
19 October 2012 11:07 AM
A British film director who spent 84 days in a Californian prison, despite having been ordered free on bail, will today file a multi-million dollar wrongful imprisonment claim against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
19 October 2012 12:00 AM
Two brothers from New York who won $5m (£3m) on the lottery in 2006 have finally come forward to receive their prize, after waiting for six years to ensure that the windfall didn't "negatively influence" their lives.
19 October 2012 12:00 AM
US institution will go 'digital-only' due to falling circulation and mounting losses
17 October 2012 07:16 AM
'Romney seemed out of touch' and 'Obama came out the clear winner' - read how The Independent's panel summed up the debate
16 October 2012 12:00 AM
Q What did it feel like?
15 October 2012 10:00 AM
The world held its breath as stuntman Felix Baumgartner ascended to the edge of space, then slowly emerged from his tiny capsule before plunging into the unknown. Guy Adams was with him all the way
15 October 2012 12:00 AM
Roberto Canessa still knows how to time a pass, although he's lost a few yards of pace in recent years. And it's safe to say that trying to sidestep Fernando Parrado is a lot easier now than it was in his heyday.
14 October 2012 12:00 AM
News Corp shareholders call for the roles of chairman and chief executive to be separated
13 October 2012 12:48 AM
Last night Vice President Joe Biden faced Republican hopefuly Paul Ryan in a live televised debate in Danville, Kentucky.
So what did our panel of voters make of the candidates?
13 October 2012 12:00 AM
Rapper will have to explain how fund backed by celebrities managed to burn through $16m in two years
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
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