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.

Business & Economy

Uber set for stock market debut, looks for new investors

While drivers protest for better rights, Uber aims to raise enough revenue to take them out of the cars altogether.

Uber set for stock market debut, looks for new investors

US & Canada

Tribeca Film Festival: Virtual reality leaves viewers immersed

The cutting-edge technology showcased at this year's Tribeca Film Festival is the most advanced yet and gives another dimension to cinema viewers' experience.

Tribeca Film Festival: Virtual reality leaves viewers immersed

US & Canada

New York to ban single-use plastic bags

Plastic not fantastic; New York slated to become the second US state to ban single-use plastic bags.

New York to ban single-use plastic bags

US & Canada

On the Afghan war front line: US Marines' film in spotlight

'Combat Obscura' gives viewers a more realistic look at life in the longest war in US history that has no end in sight.

On the Afghan war front line: US Marines' film in spotlight

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