Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

US & Canada

US election campaigns: Biden stays online, Trump plans rallies

Joe Biden is ahead in the polls for the US president, but we look at his potential pitfalls against Donald Trump.

US election campaigns: Biden stays online, Trump plans rallies

United States

US 'running out of time' to control COVID-19 crisis

With few federal guidelines, states have been left to make their own rules for reopening, but in many places that reopened early, cases continue to shoot.

US 'running out of time' to control COVID-19 crisis

US & Canada

Washington Redskins football team pressured to change name

Activists say the term 'Redskins' is racist and offensive to Native Americans amid a wider push for racial justice in the US.

Washington Redskins football team pressured to change name

US & Canada

US hits record number of COVID-19 cases for third day

Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence says ‘we flattened the curve.’

US hits record number of COVID-19 cases for third day

Business & Economy

More than 90 countries request IMF bailout

International Monetary Fund has collected trillions from donors as COVID-19 fuels global economic crisis.

More than 90 countries request IMF bailout

US & Canada

Class of 2020: Graduating in the time of coronavirus

For many of the millions of students graduating from high school in the US, this is not the celebration they had hoped for.

Class of 2020: Graduating in the time of coronavirus

US & Canada

'Vote Mama' aims to get more women into US politics

New group is working to put more mothers into American politics by removing some of the hurdles.

'Vote Mama' aims to get more women into US politics

US & Canada

US domestic waste rises due to coronavirus restrictions

Domestic waste is up with more families staying at home as coronavirus pandemic grips US.

US domestic waste rises due to coronavirus restrictions

US & Canada

Coronavirus: US meat processing plants forced to close

US facing a growing food crisis after meat processing plants forced to slow production or close because of outbreaks.

Coronavirus: US meat processing plants forced to close

United States

COVID-19: US presidential campaigning moves to digital arena

The pandemic has forced the US to re-examine its 2020 election cycle.

COVID-19: US presidential campaigning moves to digital arena

US & Canada

Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov't act over losses

It is estimated the rail crisis has cost the Canadian economy $5bn but there is talk of a settlement by the weekend.

Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov't act over losses

US & Canada

Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

Protests against a gas pipeline by Indigenous groups shut down major rail networks, causing disruptions for passengers and freight.

Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes