Heidi Zhou-Castro

Heidi Zhou-Castro

US & Canada

US report: Minorities are targets of police brutality in schools

Civil rights and education advocacy groups call for removal of officers from schools despite risk of shootings.

US report: Minorities are targets of police brutality in schools

US & Canada

What is the secret to Apple’s success?

Apple faithful keep upgrading to increasingly expensive devices, driving the company’s share price up 30 percent.

What is the secret to Apple’s success?

US & Canada

Facebook, Twitter grilled over foreign influence in US elections

The social media giants have been warned that new laws could be on the way to stop them from being a platform for election fraud.

Facebook, Twitter grilled over foreign influence in US elections

US & Canada

Trump administration struggling to find deported parents

US president's government fails to comply with court order to reunite families after hundreds of children were detained for crossing border.

Trump administration struggling to find deported parents

US & Canada

US: Trump faces deadline to reunite 2,500 separated families

US government has until end of Thursday to reunite all immigrant families after courts ruled to end separation policy.

US: Trump faces deadline to reunite 2,500 separated families

US & Canada

US seafood industry struggles without foreign workers

The Trump administration's tightening of H-2B visas has resulted in a shortage of seasonal workers in Maryland's crab picking industry which, in turn, is driving some US businesses and towns to the brink.

US seafood industry struggles without foreign workers

United States

US Immigration: opposition builds to Trump's policy

The government has separated at least 2,000 children from their parents on the border since Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy took effect in April.

US Immigration: opposition builds to Trump's policy

United States

US gun control: Students urge Trump to 'do the right thing'

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida have voiced their anger and frustration at President Trump during a listening session on school safety at the White House.

US gun control: Students urge Trump to 'do the right thing'

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Net neutrality rules protecting open internet access have been repealed by the US government.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