Tim Walker

Tim Walker is The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US. He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper’s diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.

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Edward Brooke celebrating after winning the nomination for the Senate in 1966

Edward Brooke dies: Grandson of slaves and first African-American senator dies, aged 95

Edward Brooke, the first black US Senator ever elected by a popular vote, has died. Mr Brooke, who was 95, passed away of natural causes on Saturday at his home in Florida.

Three-week-old Eliza Delacrus, who weighs a mere 10lb, has been reported missing

Southern California police hunt man suspected of shooting three people and snatching baby

Three-week old Eliza Delacrus has been missing since Saturday

A shop assistant holds a bud of Lemon Skunk in Colorado, where the tax on legal cannabis has added $60m to state coffers

Going to pot: A history of the effect of legal cannabis in the US

While federal law says possession and sale is still illegal, you can now buy recreational marijuana in four states
Elvis Presley with Priscilla and Lisa Marie

Fans protest at Elvis's jets leaving the building in $15m sale of Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II

The 'Lisa Marie' has a luxury bedroom, a bar and a video system

Postcard from... Las Vegas

There were a lot of excited people in Las Vegas yesterday morning, and not just because it was New Year’s Eve. Instead, tourists strolling along the Strip stopped, stood and stared at the sky as the desert city saw its first measurable December snowfall in six years (the 2008 sprinkling is pictured above).

The wonder material graphene may provide the answer in the quest for thinner, stronger, safer and more desirable condoms

Porn actor sparks health fears after 'contracting HIV on film set while not wearing a condom'

The actor was found to not have been wearing condoms during filming

This counter-attacking strategy is not new to Hollywood scandals generally, nor to Mr Cosby in particular

Bill Cosby hired private investigators to investigate women who claimed comedian raped them

Comedian has reportedly spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to scour the women’s pasts in a bid to discredit his accusers

The official police photograph of Dustin Diamond taken after he was arrested in Wisconsin

Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing

The actor has faced financial difficulties, produced a fake sex tape and released a much-criticised book about the sitcom since the last episode aired more than 20 years ago

Zumba at the Saddleback Church

Finally, a diet that works: Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced

A book on the technique has become a bestseller, augmented by apps, a cookbook, and a journal to help adherents to track their progress
The Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia was one of the 300 US cinemas screening

The Interview film review: Controversial gross-out satire is broad, bawdy and bad - but undeniably entertaining

Had the North Koreans not taken such offence at The Interview, several other interest groups might well have

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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
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Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project