This week Ivan Cantu faces execution in Texas for murder. I’ve known him for 20 years and felt the trauma when prisoners die
The fire started in a disused apartment in the back of the old stone building sometime after midnight in Whitesburg, Kentucky, August 1, 1974.
Hanan Elatr fled to America after the Saudi journalist’s murder in Istanbul and wants to speak out on his behalf
The Cannonball Run is an illegal, 3,000-mile race across America. What happened when a Welshman with a need for speed tried to break the record?
The drug used for executions in the US on death row – sodium thiopental – has run out. The story of what replaced it is as alarming as it is horrific.
It was a central plank of Donald Trump’s election campaign: to build “a big, fat, beautiful wall” 1,000 miles long to combat illegal migration from Mexico.
Last year, 322 deaths were recorded along the US border with Mexico. The real number could be a lot higher. Alex Hannaford joins volunteers searching for the lost
GQ flew to New York to find out what the Mafia has been doing in the shadows
In America today, mass shootings remain the most terrible metric that distinguishes the country from the rest of the world.
During his reign as America’s most prolific conman Steven Russell posed as a judge, FBI agent, and CEO and escaped from jail an incredible five times. Alex Hannaford visited the jail where he’s serving a 144-year sentence
The armchairs have manacles, dinner is served via tube and there is a detention section so guarded its location is still top secret. Esquire becomes the first UK magazine to go inside the most notorious prison in the world
Meeting the youth and arts groups in one of Lagos, Nigeria’s largest slums