Heidi Zhou-Castro

Heidi Zhou-Castro

US & Canada

White House defends Trump's response to Charlottesville unrest

The White House has defended US President Donald Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville after he was criticised for failing to specifically condemn white supremacists.

White House defends Trump's response to Charlottesville unrest

US & Canada

Historians find little precedent for Trump's words

US presidential historians have found little precedent in the modern era for Donald Trump's harsh military rhetoric on North Korea.

Historians find little precedent for Trump's words

US & Canada

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to open factory in Wisconsin

A Taiwanese electronics firm says it will build a factory in the US state of Wisconsin, following an invitation from US President Donald Trump.

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to open factory in Wisconsin

US & Canada

US shootings at hospital, nightclub raise questions on gun laws

Gun violence is back on the front pages in the US. Shootings at a hospital and a nightclub have again raised questions about gun laws. Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Washington, DC.

US shootings at hospital, nightclub raise questions on gun laws

United States

US: New study links ‘light cigarettes’ directly to cancer

Researchers have found that so-called 'light cigarettes' may be behind an increase in lung cancer cases. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou Castro reports.

US: New study links ‘light cigarettes’ directly to cancer

US & Canada

$4tn plan to eliminate US budget deficit faces scrutiny

A budget plan released by the White House aims to eliminate the US budget deficit after 10 years.

$4tn plan to eliminate US budget deficit faces scrutiny

United States

Most famous US circus performs for last time after alleged abuse

The finale came after massive protests against the circus' alleged mistreatment and abuse of animals used in their shows.

Most famous US circus performs for last time after alleged abuse

US & Canada

US judge to hear case against Trump sanctuary city policy

In its first legal test, a San Francisco judge is set to consider whether to temporarily block US President Donald Trump’s executive order to strip federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities.

US judge to hear case against Trump sanctuary city policy

US-Mexico border

Trump's border wall faces legal battles over private land

Before construction of President Trump's wall on the US-Mexico border can begin, the government must acquire land.

Trump's border wall faces legal battles over private land

US-Mexico border

US-Mexico border wall raises environmental concerns

The first formal step towards building a border wall between the United States and Mexico will soon be taken. A solicitation order is expected, inviting companies to submit plans.

US-Mexico border wall raises environmental concerns