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.

United States

US primaries: Unaffiliated voters choose their nominee

In a tradition that goes back almost 50 years, residents there were first to cast their ballots in state.

US primaries: Unaffiliated voters choose their nominee

US & Canada

US primaries: Republican challenges Trump in New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, past presidential hopefuls campaigning at small-town events have defied expectations.

US primaries: Republican challenges Trump in New Hampshire

US & Canada

Tackle ban: American football head injuries under review

In US, there is a movement to change the way children play American football, to make it safer.

Tackle ban: American football head injuries under review

US & Canada

New York: Millions pledged to restore prominent relics

US state breaks ground on multi-million dollar project to restore one of the most prominent relics of its 1964 World’s Fair.

New York: Millions pledged to restore prominent relics

US & Canada

Warming waters: Seafood stocks under threat in Maine

Maine's most lucrative seafood could eventually suffer if warming trends continue.

Warming waters: Seafood stocks under threat in Maine

US & Canada

Sesame Street marks 50th anniversary

The puppet-filled children's show is celebrating its golden jubilee.

Sesame Street marks 50th anniversary

US & Canada

US wildfires raze California as 200,000 residents flee

Fanned by fierce winds, state of emergency in California declared as multiple wildfires burn out of control.

US wildfires raze California as 200,000 residents flee

US & Canada

Rudy Giuliani in focus in Trump impeachment inquiry

US president's lawyer is accused of running a shadow foreign policy operation meant to damage Donald Trump's political rivals.

Rudy Giuliani in focus in Trump impeachment inquiry

US & Canada

Humpback whales return to New York in conservation victory

In the last decade, the whale population around New York has just exploded. There were 272 sightings last year compared with just five in 2011.

Humpback whales return to New York in conservation victory

US & Canada

US abortion laws: Maine expands access to abortion

Since 2011, there has been a surge in laws that restrict abortion access in many states, setting up a possible Supreme Court battle that could redefine abortion rights nationwide.

US abortion laws: Maine expands access to abortion

US & Canada

Alzheimer's in the US: Women more likely to develop disease

Two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer's in the US are women.

Alzheimer's in the US: Women more likely to develop disease

US & Canada

Native American lawsuit: New Jersey tribe sues over land use

Tribe officially recognised by state of New Jersey and its ties to land which now sits in a gated community which goes back for generations.

Native American lawsuit: New Jersey tribe sues over land use