Guy Adams was The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent from 2008-2012.
13 October 2012 12:00 AM
Wyclef Jean spoke passionately about the failures of established aid agencies
13 October 2012 12:00 AM
Director, dancer, entrepreneur… is there anything Benjamin Millepied can't do? Guy Adams meets a cultural polymath for our times (oh, and he's Mr Natalie Portman, too)
Lance Armstrong's superhero status appears intact as as preparations for glamorous fundraiser continue
12 October 2012 12:01 AM
There is little sign, from the stiff yellow invitations currently atop some the smartest mantelpieces in Texas, that Lance Armstrong's superhero status has been even slightly diminished.
12 October 2012 12:00 AM
Citizens of Florida who fear they may have contracted a deadly strain of meningitis found themselves telephoning a sexually explicit adult chat-line yesterday, after the State's Governor, Rick Scott, misread a phone number set up by Department of Health to deal with the outbreak.
11 October 2012 12:00 AM
Two pharmacy companies in the Boston area plan to cease operations as a “precautionary move” after an outbreak of meningitis linked to tainted medication killed 12 people.
10 October 2012 12:00 AM
Kermit Oliver is considered one of the French company's most important creative assets
09 October 2012 12:00 AM
Planet Earth is "about 9,000 years old," and the study of evolution, embryology, and the Big Bang Theory is based on "lies straight from the pit of hell," according to a Congressman responsible for crafting US government policy on science and technology.
08 October 2012 12:00 AM
Rising prices play to challenger's claim that fuel costs have doubled under Obama
06 October 2012 12:00 AM
The rituals are a fact of life for American students newly enrolled at college. But was the ‘alcohol enema’ inflicted on one hapless freshman a prank too far?
05 October 2012 12:00 AM
A shipment of maple syrup was given a police escort across Eastern Canada after being seized by detectives investigating the theft of about 10 per cent of Quebec's "strategic syrup reserve".
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Why are UK rail fares so expensive?
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'