Heidi Zhou-Castro

Heidi Zhou-Castro

US & Canada

US repeals net neutrality rules

Net neutrality rules protecting open internet access have been repealed by the US government.

US repeals net neutrality rules

US & Canada

US military ‘close’ to sending cyber soldiers to battlefields

Coming soon to the front lines of combat, US cyber soldiers, armed with keyboards, codes and electromagnetic tools to support traditional military operations.

US military ‘close’ to sending cyber soldiers to battlefields

Nuclear weapons

How US citizens were first nuclear bomb victims

History's first victims of a nuclear bomb were US citizens caught in the radiation field of a test bomb in New Mexico.

How US citizens were first nuclear bomb victims

Agriculture

Planting an idea: Arizona library loans seeds for education

A Tucson public library has linked up with a local food bank to combat hunger and create green spaces in people's homes, by offering agriculture courses and over 26,000 packets of seeds to local residents.

Planting an idea: Arizona library loans seeds for education

Politics

Disabled 10-year-old immigrant faces deportation in the US

A 10-year-old girl living with cerebral palsy could be facing deportation from the United States. Mexican-born Rosa Maria Hernandez spent nine days separated in a juvenile immigration detention centre - before being returned to her parents.

Disabled 10-year-old immigrant faces deportation in the US

Hurricane

Houston residents celebrate Astros World Series 2017 victory

The Houston Astros have won their first World Series championship in the team's 55-year history. The baseball glory comes as a boost to morale for the Texan city still recovering from the weeks of flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Houston residents celebrate Astros World Series 2017 victory

Politics

Trump to release trove of secret JFK documents

Secret documents about the assassination of US President John F Kennedy are to be released on Thursday.

Trump to release trove of secret JFK documents

US & Canada

Did the Las Vegas shooter plan a different attack?

Police say Stephen Paddock may have considered attacking another music festival prior to the Sunday night shooting in Las Vegas.

Did the Las Vegas shooter plan a different attack?

Latin America

Hope fades as search continues for Mexico earthquake survivors

Time is running out for people believed to be trapped under rubble after last week's 7.1 magnitude earthquake in central Mexico.

Hope fades as search continues for Mexico earthquake survivors

Latin America

Mexico: As quake search continues, thousands left homeless

Rescue efforts continue for those believed to still be trapped alive under rubble. But thousands more Mexicans are without a home.

Mexico: As quake search continues, thousands left homeless

Latin America

Mexico earthquake: New aftershock halts rescue operations

Another earthquake has sent people in Mexico running back into the streets. The aftershock is a setback for rescue efforts after Tuesday's quake that killed at least 300 people.

Mexico earthquake: New aftershock halts rescue operations

Weather

Florida begins costly recovery as Irma exits

Hurricane weakens to a tropical storm after making landfall in the US mainland.

Florida begins costly recovery as Irma exits