Heidi Zhou-Castro

Heidi Zhou-Castro

US & Canada

US: Anger as prosecutors drop charges over Flint poisoned water

The government is asking the Flint community to trust them, saying that justice delayed is not justice denied.

US: Anger as prosecutors drop charges over Flint poisoned water

US & Canada

Supporters of Maduro and Guaido clash at Venezuelan embassy in US

Standoff at Venezuelan embassy in US mirrors tensions in Caracas over political legitimacy.

Supporters of Maduro and Guaido clash at Venezuelan embassy in US

Latin America

Cuba lawsuits: Claimants seek damages in US courts

Economists say the lawsuits will have a chilling effect on Cuba's troubled economy.

Cuba lawsuits: Claimants seek damages in US courts

United States

Trump mulls shutting down US-Mexico border over migrant crisis

US government says border is at a breaking point as record number of families, mostly from Central America, are trying to seek asylum.

Trump mulls shutting down US-Mexico border over migrant crisis

United States

Trump's US-Mexico border policies under fire in Congress

At a Homeland Security Committee hearing, Democrats grilled Trump's top immigration official about the president's decision to declare a national emergency at the Mexican border.

Trump's US-Mexico border policies under fire in Congress

United States

US coastguard officer arrested for plotting 'terror attack'

Prosecution says the officer is a white supremacist who was plotting to kill journalists and Democratic politicians.

US coastguard officer arrested for plotting 'terror attack'

US & Canada

Florida remembers Parkland high school shooting victims

Five mass shootings a week is the current average in the US, according to independent data collectors.

Florida remembers Parkland high school shooting victims

US & Canada

Unpaid federal workers of US rely on charity to survive

President Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, a billionaire, says they should take loans.

Unpaid federal workers of US rely on charity to survive

United States

Can Trump's border wall really prevent drug smuggling?

Most of the drugs smuggled into the US via vehicles enter through official ports of entry, contradicting Trump's claim.

Can Trump's border wall really prevent drug smuggling?

United States

US: Local residents oppose Trump's border wall

The proposed wall would cut through people's properties and affect their livelihoods.

US: Local residents oppose Trump's border wall

Asia Pacific

Trump fighting to deport some Vietnamese refugees

US government trying to deport Vietnamese refugees who arrived before 1995 and have criminal convictions in the US.

Trump fighting to deport some Vietnamese refugees

Latin America

Can Tangier Island be first climate change casualty in the US?

As world leaders continue climate talks, a US island is sinking.

Can Tangier Island be first climate change casualty in the US?