Shihab Rattansi

Shihab Rattansi

US & Canada

Black Lives Matter: US firms pledge jobs for low income workers

American companies are promising jobs for minority communities - but some say they are the ones perpetuating racial inequality.

Black Lives Matter: US firms pledge jobs for low income workers

US & Canada

US police's facial recognition systems misidentify Black people

As nationwide protests continue, the message is no longer just about specific incidents of violence, but about what demonstrators say is systemic racism in policing.

US police's facial recognition systems misidentify Black people

US & Canada

Police forces across US promise reform

After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, several US states are taking steps to reform controversial police practices.

Police forces across US promise reform

US & Canada

US retailers slammed over COVID-19 operations

Internet giant Amazon and supermarket chain owner Kroger among those criticised for praising their staff as 'heroes' for working during the coronavirus pandemic.

US retailers slammed over COVID-19 operations

US & Canada

United States Postal Service at risk

The political feud threatening the future of the US Postal Service.

United States Postal Service at risk

US & Canada

US healthcare workers face growing unemployment

A quarter of country's workforce could be jobless at some point this year as COVID-19 devastates economy.

US healthcare workers face growing unemployment

US & Canada

US protesters slam surveillance during COVID-19 crisis

Demonstrators call for transparency in surveillance of public during state lockdowns to protect civil liberties.

US protesters slam surveillance during COVID-19 crisis

US & Canada

Coronavirus: Concerns over negligence in US care homes

Investigations are under way in several residential care homes in the US, where it is believed thousands have died.

Coronavirus: Concerns over negligence in US care homes

US & Canada

Are US health insurance companies covering COVID-19 patients?

Several health insurance companies say they will cover testing and treatment, but the situation remains unclear.

Are US health insurance companies covering COVID-19 patients?

Latin America

Trump expected to sign new North American trade deal

Trump's US-Canada-Mexico deal replaces NAFTA and likely to be much touted during 2020 election campaign.

Trump expected to sign new North American trade deal

US & Canada

US presidential hopefuls debate healthcare

Majority of Democratic presidential candidates promise to preserve role of health insurance companies.

US presidential hopefuls debate healthcare

Trump Impeachment

Partisan rage: Top Republican calls process 'toxic'

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has asked his fellow Republicans to correct what he called a 'toxic' impeachment of Trump.

Partisan rage: Top Republican calls process 'toxic'