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Wednesday 07 December 2011
Former House Speaker now leads favourite Romney in key states
Monday 24 October 2011
Barack Obama often gets asked for money, and sometimes he gets his personal chequebook out
Monday 03 October 2011
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry faces new questions over his suitability to go head-to-head with Barack Obama next November, after it was claimed his family hunting spot was known by a racist nickname.
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Syria's already embattled gay community has reacted with dismay that a popular blog supposedly written by a lesbian from Damascus was, in fact, dreamt up by a US academic living in Scotland.
Friday 10 June 2011
The phoney war surrounding the race for the Republican presidential nomination seemed on the verge of claiming its first scalp last night, after Newt Gingrich's entire inner circle of advisers decided to resign en masse, citing "differences" over the direction of the campaign.
Friday 13 May 2011
Friday 18 March 2011
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sari Horwitz has been suspended by The Washington Post for plagiarism.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Sarah Palin, defending herself against criticism following the serial shootings in Arizona said that she used the term "blood libel" to describe comments made by those who falsely tried to link conservatives to the assassination attempt against Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Speaking out for the first time since she used the term in a video, Palin said on Fox television that the term referred to those "falsely accused of having blood on their hands".
Tuesday 14 December 2010
The overwhelming majority of weapons fuelling Mexico's drugs war are being sold in the US, where gun dealers are responsible for supplying at least 60,000 of the illegally trafficked firearms seized by the authorities since 2006.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Newsweek, the heavyweight current affairs magazine launched between the world wars, has been snapped up by The Daily Beast, the feisty website with no demonstrated ability to make money, created two years ago by Tina Brown.
Monday 08 November 2010
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Jury selection began yesterday for the trial of an illegal immigrant from El Salvador that may finally answer a mystery haunting Washington DC for more than nine years: who killed Chandra Levy?
Sunday 26 September 2010
Friday 03 September 2010
Henry Fairlie, who died at the age of 66 two decades ago, is remembered with awe by a few fellow journalists of his era. Born of a Scottish journalist father, he rapidly climbed the heights of British journalism before embarking for America in 1966, where he wrote mainly for the Washington Post and the political journal, New Republic. Linking his name with George Orwell, Hendrik Hertzberg of the New Yorker maintains that his political essays "can induce something like ecstasy."
Thursday 05 August 2010
The on-again, off-again engagement between Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston is off – again. The 19-year-old daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin called off their wedding plans after her husband-to-be told her he may have fathered a baby with another woman.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
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