US News

US police brutality: the five worst examples

From Oscar Grant's death to the severe beating of Angela Garbarino, we look at five shocking examples of police brutality

Paul Harris

24, Oct, 2011 @1:28 PM

Article image
Police brutality charges sweep across the US

From Naomi Wolf's arrest in New York to shootings in Tucson and Florida, forces face allegations of abuse of power

Paul Harris in New York

22, Oct, 2011 @10:30 PM

Occupy Wall Street: be part of the whyoccupy conversation

We asked Occupy protesters in Wall Street, London and around the world to record video messages to each other for our whyoccupy project. Upload your video and join the conversation

Adam Gabbatt

21, Oct, 2011 @9:23 PM

The Right Word: Glenn Beck snarls at Fox | Sadhbh Walshe

Sadhbh Walshe: The Occupy Wall Street argument grows bitter after a Fox News reporter calls Beck 'paranoid or delusional'. What can he mean?

Sadhbh Walshe

21, Oct, 2011 @8:28 PM

Iraq rejects US request to maintain bases after troop withdrawal

Obama announces the full withdrawal of troops from Iraq but fails to persuade Nouri al-Maliki to allow US to keep bases there

Ewen MacAskill in Washington

21, Oct, 2011 @7:37 PM

Article image
Bernie Sanders: America's No1 socialist makes his move into the mainstream

Vermont senator, for years a political exile, insists his left-wing beliefs chime with Americans far more than people think, writes Paul Harris

Paul Harris

21, Oct, 2011 @7:19 PM

Article image
Another win for the Obama Doctrine | Michael Williams

Michael Williams: In contrast to Bush's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Obama's pragmatic approach of military restraint has borne fruit in Libya

Michael Williams

21, Oct, 2011 @6:53 PM

Article image
'This is Herman Cain!', chapter two | Ana Marie Cox

Ana Marie Cox: Wherein our hero goes to college but does not major in civil rights – or punctuation

Ana Marie Cox

21, Oct, 2011 @6:46 PM

Obama announces end to Iraq war - video

US president Barack Obama says American troops will be home from Iraq by the end of the year as the two countries enter a 'new phase' in their relationship

21, Oct, 2011 @5:55 PM

Article image
Hillary Clinton visits Pakistan to urge action against Taliban militants
Clinton looks for Pakistani help in dealing with Haqqani network after bombing that injured 77 US soldiers

Declan Walsh in Islamabad

21, Oct, 2011 @5:46 PM

Article image
Michele Bachmann's campaign falters as entire New Hampshire team quits

Resignation of New Hampshire staffers follows departure of high-profile staff elsewhere, including strategist Ed Rollins

Ewen MacAskill in Washington

21, Oct, 2011 @5:15 PM

Article image
Occupy Wall Street's 'hipster cop' | Ana Marie Cox

Ana Marie Cox: Far be it from me to bitch about New York's Finest, but is it legit for plainclothes detective Rick Lee to steal the limelight?

Ana Marie Cox

21, Oct, 2011 @4:54 PM

3,150 / 3,150 pages