Stories by Ed Pilkington

Ed Pilkington is the chief reporter for Guardian US. He is a former national and foreign editor of the paper, and author of Beyond the Mother Country. subscribe to Ed Pilkington's feed

Posted on: Feb 24, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Religious leader Robert Carlson penned a letter questioning the group’s support for contraception, abortion and role models like Gloria Steinem.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Lee's 1961 novel became a defining text of 20th-century literature and of racial troubles in the American south.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The GOP frontrunner’s statements appear to be drafted on the fly and while several figures play key roles the loss of his political adviser in August is being felt.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2015, Source: The Guardian

All four GOP senators running for president vote against extending FBI checks to every firearm sold and banning sale to individuals on terror watchlists.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015, Source: The Guardian

In a secluded room at an airbase in Nevada, young men hold the power of life and death over people thousands of miles away.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2015, Source: The Guardian

It's a practice that systematically criminalizes poverty.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Sentenced for ‘chemical endangerment,’ Amanda Kimbrough has sent letters from prison.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Obama praises their grace while telling unvarnished truths.

Posted on: May 4, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Shockingly, he's not the youngest child ever handcuffed.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Jenner hopes conservative leaders will be receptive to transgender issues – but recent pushes for ‘bathroom bounty laws’ show otherwise.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015, Source: The Guardian

An unarmed 16-year-old pulled no trigger, was himself shot and was found guilty of felony murder.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Search giant gave FBI emails and digital data belonging to three staffers.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Charity Oxfam warns of widening inequality gap, days ahead of Davos economic summit in Switzerland.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Leelah Alcorn's death sparks outcry against "transgender conversion" therapy. Parents still refuse to accept her.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says: ‘#Jesus endured sufferings to oppose tyrants … #Ferguson’

Posted on: Dec 28, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Commissioner Bratton: turning of backs on mayor ‘very inappropriate.’

Posted on: Nov 30, 2014, Source: The Guardian

HB 663 would bar courts from access to essential information. Ohio has experienced four botched executions in eight years.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: The Guardian

I have a 'clear conscience' over Michael Brown shooting, Wilson tells ABC News.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Forensic pathologist questions procedures followed by authorities after Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging from a swing set in a largely white trailer park.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Police say they have no evidence of foul play in the death of Lennon Lacy. His family doubts that.

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