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'Our hearts are broken today': US President Barack Obama in emotional address to the nation following Connecticut primary school shooting
Friday 14 December 2012
An emotional President Barack Obama said tonight “There is not a parent in America who does not feel the same overwhelming grief as I do” after 26 people, including 20 children, were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.
Sunday 02 December 2012
Police released more details of a grisly murder-suicide at a Wyoming community college, saying a man shot his father in the head with a bow and arrow in front of a computer science class not long after fatally stabbing his father's live-in girlfriend at their home a couple of miles away.
Saturday 24 November 2012
Tommy Godwin, who died in Solihull on 3 November, two days before his 92nd birthday, was a cyclist who won two Olympic medals for Britain. He went on to be heavily involved in the sport throughout his life.
Sunday 04 November 2012
Five days after Superstorm Sandy struck America's east coast, an extraordinary joint effort by federal and state organisations and private industry was straining to get the region back into a fit condition to hold an election.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Abu Hamza was in custody in New York today awaiting trial on charges of bombing two United States embassies in Africa.
Saturday 06 October 2012
She was brought in to appeal to women, but Ann Romney's homely appeal has failed to alter the balance
Saturday 29 September 2012
A man shot and killed a masked teenager outside his next door neighbour's home after interrupting what appeared to be a burglary, to find out later that it was his son.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The US Episcopal Church yesterday approved a liturgy for clergy to use in blessing same-sex unions, including gay marriages in states where they are legal, becoming the largest US religious denomination to approve such a ritual.
Friday 22 June 2012
The Manor on Golden Pond, New Hampshire
Thursday 14 June 2012
Mountain lions, or cougars, are making a big comeback in the US after a century of decline, say conservationists.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Check in for a modern twist on the haunted hotel chiller, and enjoy some creepy, classy thrills
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Mitt Romney's expected wins in five US states that held primary votes last night will earn him scores of delegates on his way to becoming the Republican presidential nominee and allow him to concentrate on a campaign against Barack Obama.
Sunday 22 April 2012
A compelling family story in changing times
Tuesday 17 April 2012
The late Manning Marable won the Pulitzer Prize for history yesterday, honoured for a Malcolm X book he worked on for decades but did not live to see published.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train