John Hendren

John Hendren

US & Canada

Are US millennials the new superpower voting bloc?

Millennials have been pushed to the left in the face of low wages, high debt and political disillusionment.

Are US millennials the new superpower voting bloc?

United States

Chicago's Sip of Hope - a cafe where it's OK not to be OK

Prompted by the suicide rate in the United States, a coffee shop in Chicago is trying to reach out to those struggling with mental health issues.

Chicago's Sip of Hope - a cafe where it's OK not to be OK

US & Canada

US cities expand affordable housing to solve homeless crisis

More major cities are reviving single-room occupancy housing as poverty becomes a growing epidemic.

US cities expand affordable housing to solve homeless crisis

United States

Hurricane Florence aftermath: Pollution spills into waterways

Rising floodwaters risk spreading pig waste and spilled coal ash, both of which contain toxic substances, into North Carolina's water supply in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence aftermath: Pollution spills into waterways

United States

Jury selection begins in Chicago for Laquan McDonald murder trial

Jury selection began in Chicago for one of the most racially volatile trials in years, and its outcome could have national implications.

Jury selection begins in Chicago for Laquan McDonald murder trial

US & Canada

Aretha Franklin fans pay tributes to the late 'Queen of Soul'

Fans are lining up in Detroit to view her casket before the funeral on Friday, the second day paying their last respects to Franklin.

Aretha Franklin fans pay tributes to the late 'Queen of Soul'

US & Canada

Chicago residents reflect on anniversary of 1968 riots

Anti-war and anti-police violence protesters mark the 50th anniversary of the violence that erupted around the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

Chicago residents reflect on anniversary of 1968 riots

US & Canada

US study links poverty to low cancer survival rates

Study finds that, for a broad range of childhood cancers in US, black and Hispanic children are more likely to die than white children.

US study links poverty to low cancer survival rates

Mexico

US, Mexico plan to target drug cartels' $29bn fortune

The US and Mexico have announced a new front in their battle against drug cartels, modelled on the capture of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.

US, Mexico plan to target drug cartels' $29bn fortune

US & Canada

US: Chicago police accused of racist use of 'bait trucks' tactic

The tactic, which sees trucks filled with valuable goods and left unattended, has been criticised for both creating the crimes it catches and for its use in impoverished, minority neighbourhoods.

US: Chicago police accused of racist use of 'bait trucks' tactic

US & Canada

US: Close-fought Ohio race fuels Democratic hopes

Will Danny O'Connor (D) beat Troy Balderson (R) to Ohio congressional seat?

US: Close-fought Ohio race fuels Democratic hopes

United States

Chicago seeks help after deadly weekend of shootings

At least 73 people were shot, 12 fatally, across Chicago during the weekend, according to reports, making it the bloodiest weekend in more than two years.

Chicago seeks help after deadly weekend of shootings