Guy Adams was The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent from 2008-2012.
05 September 2012 12:00 AM
The Democrats made a flamboyant pitch for the Latino vote last night, granting airtime to a little-known Mayor from Texas who is being optimistically touted as a future contender for the presidency.
Church of Scientology accused of holding 'auditions' to be Tom Cruise's wife before he gave up and married Katie Holmes
03 September 2012 05:33 PM
The process is said to have spawned a two-month relationship between Mr Cruise and Nazanin Boniadi, 32 year-old television actress
03 September 2012 11:00 AM
New evidence of Republican candidate's low payments follows poor TV ratings
01 September 2012 12:00 AM
Saying that it will pursue "all remedies legally available to us," the Pentagon is threatening to sue the former US Navy Seal who is about to publish a memoir detailing his role in the killing of Osama Bin Laden.
31 August 2012 12:00 AM
It was 4.30am when Samuel George realised that the levees had broken; a tide of muddy water started seeping into the living area of his single-storey trailer home in the New Orleans suburb of Braithwaite.
Hurricane Isaac: New Orleans battered by powerful winds as torrential rain brings heavy flooding to the city's suburbs
29 August 2012 07:03 PM
New Orleans was battered by powerful winds and torrential rain today, as Hurricane Isaac tore across the Gulf Coast, bringing storm damage and heavy flooding to under-protected suburbs of the City.
29 August 2012 10:25 AM
Seven years on from Hurricane Katrina, a wary New Orleans prepares for the worst
15 August 2012 07:47 AM
They lived the American dream and started to build their own palace. Then came the credit crunch...
12 August 2012 12:00 AM
A private eye to the stars, jailed 10 years ago for Mafia-style activities, he could spill plenty of beans if he regains his freedom
11 August 2012 12:01 AM
Some say it’s in the genes. Others credit the local yams and green bananas. Sports analysts reckon world-class coaches played the key role. Cultural commentators credit a straightforward love of speed which, in previous eras, inspired the nation’s most gifted sportsmen to devote their careers to sending cricket balls towards rib cages at high velocity.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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- 2 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 3 Why you should never make assumptions about people with autism
- 4 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for