Home » Archives by category » America (Page 263)

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Zika virus is spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say. So far, cases outside of Latin America and the Caribbean, where the virus is prevalent, have been spread by […]

Abigail Fisher: Affirmative action plaintiff ‘proud’ of academic record

Abigail Fisher: Affirmative action plaintiff ‘proud’ of academic record

Image caption Abigail Fisher in 2016, weeks after her second case at the Supreme Court failed “I’m a plaintiff in a pretty interesting Supreme Court case that’s been to the Supreme Court twice,” says the young woman sitting across the table from me, introducing herself for the tape as I adjust the levels on my […]

Clinton campaign ‘hacked’ along with other Democratic groups

Clinton campaign ‘hacked’ along with other Democratic groups

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The reported Clinton campaign hack follows two earlier data breaches Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report. The latest hack follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. US […]

US election: US faces ‘moment of reckoning’ says Hillary Clinton

US election: US faces ‘moment of reckoning’ says Hillary Clinton

Media captionPowerful forces threaten US – Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton has told voters the presidential election is a “moment of reckoning”, as she made history by accepting the Democratic nomination. Speaking on the final night of the party’s convention in Philadelphia, the first US woman nominated by a major party said there were huge challenges. […]

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Zika virus is spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say. So far, cases outside of Latin America and the Caribbean, where the virus is prevalent, have been spread by […]

Abigail Fisher: Affirmative action plaintiff ‘proud’ of academic record

Abigail Fisher: Affirmative action plaintiff ‘proud’ of academic record

Image caption Abigail Fisher in 2016, weeks after her second case at the Supreme Court failed “I’m a plaintiff in a pretty interesting Supreme Court case that’s been to the Supreme Court twice,” says the young woman sitting across the table from me, introducing herself for the tape as I adjust the levels on my […]

Clinton campaign ‘hacked’ along with other Democratic groups

Clinton campaign ‘hacked’ along with other Democratic groups

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The reported Clinton campaign hack follows two earlier data breaches Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report. The latest hack follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. US […]

Ottawa funeral after police arrest row

Ottawa funeral after police arrest row

Image copyright AP Image caption At least 600 people gathered for Abdirahman Abdi’s funeral Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a a mentally ill black man in Ottawa who died following a confrontation with Canadian police. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson was among those who came to pay last tributes to Abdirahman Abdi at […]

US election: US faces ‘moment of reckoning’ says Hillary Clinton

US election: US faces ‘moment of reckoning’ says Hillary Clinton

Media captionPowerful forces threaten US – Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton has told voters the presidential election is a “moment of reckoning”, as she made history by accepting the Democratic nomination. Speaking on the final night of the party’s convention in Philadelphia, the first US woman nominated by a major party said there were huge challenges. […]

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Zika virus: Florida cases ‘likely’ to be first US-based infections

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Zika virus is spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say. So far, cases outside of Latin America and the Caribbean, where the virus is prevalent, have been spread by […]