Kristen Saloomey

Kristen Saloomey

Kristen Saloomey is a New York-based correspondent for Al Jazeera who has been honoured by the United Nations Foundation for her investigative work on the source of Haiti’s cholera epidemic. Her stories take her from the US court system to the countryside, from the streets of New York to the eye of the storm.

US & Canada

Legal worries for Trump far from over after Mueller probe

Trump claims 'total exoneration' in probe, but his family and business remain subject of ongoing investigations.

Legal worries for Trump far from over after Mueller probe

US & Canada

9/11 attacks' survivors take Saudi Arabia to court

Survivors and families of victims accuse the kingdom of helping the hijackers who launched the attacks in 2001.

9/11 attacks' survivors take Saudi Arabia to court

US & Canada

NYC Commission on Human Rights bans hair discrimination

Earlier this week, the New York City Commission on Human Rights instituted a law that bans discrimination by employers, schools and other public places, based upon hairstyle.

NYC Commission on Human Rights bans hair discrimination

US & Canada

Can Galaxy Fold, S10 range help Samsung tame falling sales?

The leading smartphone maker's answer to the sales is a phone that can be folded. But is that worth nearly $2,000?

Can Galaxy Fold, S10 range help Samsung tame falling sales?

US & Canada

Artwork with Saudi flag removed from New York's Ground Zero

The flag was part of a public art exhibit near the victims' memorial.

Artwork with Saudi flag removed from New York's Ground Zero

Middle East

New York hosts city's first Iranian film festival

The organisers are hopeful it will help bridge the divide between the two countries.

New York hosts city's first Iranian film festival

US & Canada

US Catholic Church probed over Pennsylvania sex abuse

A report found hundreds of priests in the US state preyed on thousands of children over decades.

US Catholic Church probed over Pennsylvania sex abuse

US & Canada

New York mayor guarantees comprehensive healthcare to all

City's mayor extends the right to medical care to all people, regardless of their ability to pay or immigration status.

New York mayor guarantees comprehensive healthcare to all

US & Canada

Warhol retrospective launched after decades

The work of the leading US pop artist is being showcased at the Whitney in New York.

Warhol retrospective launched after decades

US & Canada

New York's Cornelia Street Cafe is latest victim of rising rents

High rent forces 41-year-old New York City cafe to close its doors for good in Greenwich Village.

New York's Cornelia Street Cafe is latest victim of rising rents

US & Canada

US activist leads fight for asylum seekers' rights

Ravi Ragbir, who is facing deportation from US, is organising an army of volunteers to help migrants that Trump is trying to stop from entering the country.

US activist leads fight for asylum seekers' rights

US & Canada

Trump EPA makes it easier to open new coal plants

Trump rolled back an Obama-era regulation designed to reduce CO2 emissions.

Trump EPA makes it easier to open new coal plants