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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.

United States

Tribeca Film Festival highlights new technologies

This year's Tribeca Film Festival featuring fewer films than previous years. As people change the way they consume media, the industry has had to adapt. Organisers say it is to make way for other types of visual productions.

US & Canada

US cinemas screen Orwell classic in anti-Trump protest

The classic novel 1984 by George Orwell is once again a bestseller in the US. Nearly 200 cinemas held screenings of the film version of the book as a form of protest against President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

US & Canada

US: High schools tackle baseball injuries

Baseball has long been one of America's favourite pastimes but in the past 20 years, the number of elbow injuries among teenage pitchers has risen, forcing more players to get major surgery.

US & Canada

US veteran randomly targeted black man in fatal New York City stabbing

A US army veteran, accused of fatally stabbing a homeless man in New York, has been charged with murder as a hate crime. Police say he was motivated by hatred of black people. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

US & Canada

US: Trump voters fear health insurance loss

US President Donald Trump has made a rare visit to Congress to ask Republicans to support a replacement healthcare plan.

US & Canada

Thousands of flights cancelled as snowstorm hits northeast US

A major snowstorm has managed to disrupt travel throughout much of the northeastern US. Some 9,000 flights were cancelled in two days.

US & Canada

Mobile apps threaten New York's taxi industry

The growth of car-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft is changing the way people move around in New York City. The apps are also making it difficult for traditional taxi drivers to make a living.

United States

Trump's era: Americans vote with their wallets

Since the US presidential election, retailers targeted by an anti-Trump boycott have stopped carrying 3,600 Trump-branded products. But now Trump supporters are fighting back - using their wallets as weapons.

US & Canada

New York street artists display work at Trade Center Tower

Street artists from around the world have exhibited their work on the 69th floor of one of the four buildings that now make up the World Trade Centre site in New York. The 45 artists featured say they are paying tribute to the city.

Arts & Culture

Thousands drawn to New York City's oldest art fair

The Armory Show is expected to feature talent from more than 30 countries.

Politics

Reflections from the Women's March on Washington

After hundreds of thousands marched against Trump, many were asking; how do we continue this movement?

US & Canada

Black lives matter: The backlash against US police

NYPD may have curtailed aggressive policing but the sense of resentment and mistrust it engendered remains strong.