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.

Environment

California wildfires bear down on Los Angeles suburbs

Some 12,000 properties are at risk and hundreds have already been destroyed this week.

California wildfires bear down on Los Angeles suburbs

Turkey

Erdogan helped Iran evade US sanctions, Zarrab claims

Erdogan has claimed the testimony by the Turkish gold trader in New York is a trick by US-based Muslim scholar Fethullah Gulen to undermine his government.

Erdogan helped Iran evade US sanctions, Zarrab claims

US & Canada

Reza Zarrab testifies against Turkish official in sanctions case

A Turkish gold trader, previously the subject of a US investigation, has turned witness in a case against a Turkish official, fraying the already tense relationship between the US and Turkey.

Reza Zarrab testifies against Turkish official in sanctions case

Arts & Culture

Art and architecture marry in downtown New York

New York's financial district houses some of the city's most famous structures.

Art and architecture marry in downtown New York

US & Canada

Bioethicists warn of first FDA approved digital pill

A first of its kind digital pill unveiled in the United States is designed to let your doctor know when you forget to take your medication.

Bioethicists warn of first FDA approved digital pill

US & Canada

US: Judge halts Berkshire museum's sale of Rockwell art

A judge has halted the controversial sale of two paintings by the American artist, Norman Rockwell.

US: Judge halts Berkshire museum's sale of Rockwell art

US & Canada

New York City launches new arts culture plan

New York is known as the culture capital of the United States with its world class museums and Broadway shows.

New York City launches new arts culture plan

Environment

Pennsylvanians vow to fight gas pipeline project

Residents of central Pennsylvania are vowing to continue the fight against a new natural gas pipeline despite setbacks in court.

Pennsylvanians vow to fight gas pipeline project

United States

Trump demands death penalty for New York City attacker

US President Donald Trump has called for the death penalty for Uzbek national Sayfullo Saipov.

Trump demands death penalty for New York City attacker

US & Canada

Will the Harvey Weinstein scandal change workplace conduct?

Rose McGowan is one of more than 30 women who have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment. But there are still questions on whether this will effect change in the workplace.

Will the Harvey Weinstein scandal change workplace conduct?

Business & Economy

US stock indexes hit record highs – but will it last?

Experts suspect the stock markets' success will not last long.

US stock indexes hit record highs – but will it last?

US & Canada

Ai Weiwei opens migration-inspired exhibition in New York

The city of New York serves as the canvas for Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's latest work, called 'Good Fences Make Good Neighbours'.

Ai Weiwei opens migration-inspired exhibition in New York