John Hendren

John Hendren

Racism

Kennedy's landmark speech on MLK's death remembered

The US House of Representatives has voted to make the site of that speech a national landmark. Last week, his words were commemorated on a plaque on that site as a reminder of how far the US has come, and how far it has yet to go.

Kennedy's landmark speech on MLK's death remembered

United States

Growing movement for gun law reform in the US

Following last month's school shooting in Florida in which 17 people died, US politicians are considering modest changes to gun laws.

Growing movement for gun law reform in the US

US & Canada

Report: US wealth inequality has worsened to historic level

It has been half a century since the release of a landmark US report on race and poverty. Now, a new study has examined how far the nation has come since the findings in 1968.

Report: US wealth inequality has worsened to historic level

US & Canada

Furious father tries to attack Larry Nassar in court

Less than a week before the Pyeongchang Games, allegations have emerged that the US Olympic Committee security chief was alerted to Nasser's misconduct a year before the accusations were made public.

Furious father tries to attack Larry Nassar in court

US & Canada

Pfizer ends research for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's drugs

The drug company - which makes the lucrative drug, Viagra - said it was ending its neuroscience research to focus on areas where it was strongest.

Pfizer ends research for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's drugs

United States

US housing crisis: Tiny homes, a small solution for a big problem

Homelessness is a problem in many cities across the United States, but Detroit and a few other cities are experimenting with a surprisingly simple solution.

US housing crisis: Tiny homes, a small solution for a big problem

Donald Trump

Fire and Fury: Donald Trump tweets he is 'a very stable genius'

As Republican leaders met the president to discuss their legislative agenda for 2018, Trump began his Saturday with a barrage of morning tweets.

Fire and Fury: Donald Trump tweets he is 'a very stable genius'

US & Canada

US: Rockford police 'building bridges not busting heads’

Police in Rockford, Illinois are responding with a unique approach to crime fighting.

US: Rockford police 'building bridges not busting heads’

US & Canada

Disney buys 21st Century Fox in a massive deal

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire most of the assets of 21st Century Fox.

Disney buys 21st Century Fox in a massive deal

United States

US: Major corporations begin hiring autistic workers

A new wave of workplace 'neurodiversity' is sweeping a number of the US' largest employers. They are hiring autistic applicants and recognising the unique skills and profile they bring to the workforce.

US: Major corporations begin hiring autistic workers

US & Canada

World's only floating postal code

The end-of-year holiday period is a busy time for postal services across the world.

World's only floating postal code

US & Canada

NBC's Matt Lauer fired over 'sexual misconduct'

US broadcaster NBC News has fired the popular host Matt Lauer over a sexual harassment allegation.

NBC's Matt Lauer fired over 'sexual misconduct'