Susan Ormiston

Senior correspondent

Susan Ormiston's career spans more than 25 years reporting from hot spots such as Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya, Haiti, Lebanon and South Africa.

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At U.S.-Mexico border, a new U.S. president spurs hope and a rush to enter

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has warned asylum seekers against trying to enter the country, but that has not deterred desperate migrants who are flocking to the border in the belief his government will be more migrant-friendly than that of his predecessor.

Murder trial in George Floyd's killing tests how much — if anything — will change in U.S.

Minneapolis is on edge as the George Floyd murder trial tests how much, if anything, will change in the U.S. almost 10 months after the killing sparked global outrage.

Inside Trump and Biden's efforts to woo the seniors' vote in Florida, a key election battleground

Florida is a fierce electoral battleground. Wins and losses are razor thin, and 29 electoral votes are at stake — the third highest amount in any state. And key to winning the state are the votes of its seniors.
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Kyle Rittenhouse becomes poster boy for armed self-defence after Kenosha shooting

Accused Kenosha gunman Kyle Rittenhouse has emerged as the latest conservative cause célèbre in a highly politicized campaign over gun rights in the U.S. and the perennial debate about armed citizens defending themselves.
Analysis

Melania Trump's moment of redemption: U.S. first lady owns 'every word' in speech to Republican convention

Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night was an attempt at redemption after her disastrous remarks at the 2016 convention, where she was accused of plagiarizing former first lady Michelle Obama.
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Trump tries to recast Tulsa rally no-shows

U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to recast a low turnout at a rally in Tulsa, Okla., on the weekend as he sets out on another campaign swing in Arizona and Wisconsin this week.

George Floyd's former roommate remembers his friend: 'Every day ... I see his face'

It was two weeks ago that George Floyd was killed at the hands of Minneapolis police, sparking protests the world over. CBC News spoke to Floyd's former roommate about Floyd's life - and what he has achieved in death.

Robots and electrostatic sprayers: Air travel industry looks to technology to bring back wary passengers

Technology could play a major role in trying to lure passengers back as airports and airlines prepare for a return to travel in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with some sci-fi-like approaches possible to help them feel safer in the sky.

The coronavirus doesn't discriminate, but society does — and the results in the U.S. are deadly

Data from the U.S. suggests COVID-19 is proving deadlier for black people and Latinos than other groups. Susan Ormiston reports from New York on the factors contributing to the troubling trend.

Coronavirus survivors may carry 'superhero' antibodies and hope they can help others

Coronavirus survivors are emerging from the illness with powerful antibodies in demand by researchers and physicians across the world. Multiple trials are underway in the U.S., Canada and Europe in the hopes of harnessing the antibodies for convalescent plasma that could benefit sick patients or front-line workers.

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