John Hendren

John Hendren

US & Canada

2020 US Election: Trump needs support of rural Midwest

Trump captured 2016 victory with backing of rural and suburban, mostly white, voters in states such as Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

2020 US Election: Trump needs support of rural Midwest

US & Canada

Kids in cages: US politicians hear from migrants in Congress

A Guatemalan mother says her infant daughter caught a viral lung infection at a US immigration detention site.

Kids in cages: US politicians hear from migrants in Congress

US & Canada

Wooden skyscrapers, the latest architecture revolution

The manufacture of concrete and steel emits planet-warming carbon dioxide, while wood absorbs carbon, cleaning the air.

Wooden skyscrapers, the latest architecture revolution

United States

Chicago gun crime: 52 people shot in city over weekend

Fifty-two people shot, 10 dead in the most violent weekend in Chicago this year.

Chicago gun crime: 52 people shot in city over weekend

US & Canada

Tariff rivalry: Midwestern farmers feel the pinch

On June 1st, Chinese tariffs will take effect on $60bn of US goods, accelerating a spiralling trade dispute.

Tariff rivalry: Midwestern farmers feel the pinch

US & Canada

US ambulance system on the verge of collapse

About 46 million rural Americans rely on volunteer ambulance services in which emergency medical technicians work for free.

US ambulance system on the verge of collapse

Jamal Khashoggi

US journalists create annual address in Jamal Khashoggi's honour

Six months after Saudi journalist's murder, Indiana State University hosts annual address on the state of journalism.

US journalists create annual address in Jamal Khashoggi's honour

United States

US opioid epidemic: Study warns about 'third wave' of fentanyl

While most victims are white, overdose deaths are rising faster among black people and Latino Americans.

US opioid epidemic: Study warns about 'third wave' of fentanyl

US & Canada

Ohio: Trump touts manufacturing job growth, criticises GM

Trump touts his achievements in creating manufacturing jobs, but the situation in the car industry is looking shaky.

Ohio: Trump touts manufacturing job growth, criticises GM

United States

US gun violence: Chicago group aims to stop shootings

In one of the United States's deadliest cities, a group is attempting to curb gun crime by working with community.

US gun violence: Chicago group aims to stop shootings

United States

Why are young US students carrying guns to school?

Young students are carrying guns to school in Chicago 'to protect' themselves.

Why are young US students carrying guns to school?

US & Canada

Chimpanzees go into retirement as US ends animal testing

From laboratory to sanctuary, we meet the chimpanzees getting a new lease on life.

Chimpanzees go into retirement as US ends animal testing