Kristen Saloomey

Kristen Saloomey

Kristen Saloomey is a New York-based correspondent for Al Jazeera who has been honoured by the United Nations Foundation for her investigative work on the source of Haiti’s cholera epidemic. Her stories take her from the US court system to the countryside, from the streets of New York to the eye of the storm.

US & Canada

Trump's advisory councils disband in protest

US companies have taken steps to distance themselves from President Donald Trump in the aftermath of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

Trump's advisory councils disband in protest

United States

Fired Google employee criticises company's intolerance

Staffer who wrote controversial memo about women in technology has spoken out for first time since he was fired.

Fired Google employee criticises company's intolerance

US & Canada

US: Philadelphia to shut down heroin market

Philadelphia is trying to shut down a notorious makeshift camp dubbed 'El Campamento', which is known for drug dealing and using.

US: Philadelphia to shut down heroin market

United States

Trump's critics say deportation will not stop gang violence

US President Donald Trump visited one of the towns hit hardest by violence in New York.

Trump's critics say deportation will not stop gang violence

US & Canada

Million-dollar bids expected as ‘moon dust’ heads to auction

The bag that was used to carry the very first lunar samples back to Earth is expected to fetch millions in an upcoming space exploration auction at Sotheby's auction house in New York.

Million-dollar bids expected as ‘moon dust’ heads to auction

US & Canada

City of Ghosts: Filmmaker documents the war of ideas with ISIL

Filmmaker Matthew Heineman, director of City of Ghosts, hopes his film sheds light on the ideological conflict between ISIL fighters and Syrian citizens.

City of Ghosts: Filmmaker documents the war of ideas with ISIL

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US opioid addiction: Pharmaceutical companies sued

Addiction and deaths as a result of opioid drug overdoses are skyrocketing in the US. So much so that a growing number of local governments are suing pharmaceutical companies. They accuse drug makers of downplaying the risks of their products.

US opioid addiction: Pharmaceutical companies sued

United States

New York recycling centre refurbishes and resells e-waste

The United States produces more e-waste than any other country. The Lower East Side Ecology Centre in New York City collects one million pounds of e-waste a year.

New York recycling centre refurbishes and resells e-waste

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US: Vermont sets a leading model for renewable energy

The US state of Vermont sees itself as a model for both America and the world. The city's move from fossil fuels to renewable energy is paying big dividends.

US: Vermont sets a leading model for renewable energy

United States

Tanzanian albino victims receive treatment in the US

Four Tanzanian children with albinism are getting new limbs in the US. They received horrific injuries after suffering brutal attacks driven by superstition in their home country. Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from Staten Island, New York.

Tanzanian albino victims receive treatment in the US

US & Canada

Martin Shkreli trial: Court struggles to find impartial jurors

A US pharmaceutical company executive who became a symbol of industry greed is about to stand trial for securities fraud.

Martin Shkreli trial: Court struggles to find impartial jurors

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New York: Art used to protest against Trump's policies

From affordable housing to healthcare, the Trump administration is hoping to make some major budget cuts, if it can get them through Congress.

New York: Art used to protest against Trump's policies