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.
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
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 The way the police have treated Cliff Richard is completely unacceptable
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson police shoot and kill second young black man
- 4 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 5 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermesiter and vodka