Tech Startups Say New H-1B Visas Rules Are Unaffordable Published in the Wall Street Journal New rules from the Trump administration restricting skilled foreign workers are unnerving U.S. startup hubs, as founders and investors say the limitations will hamstring their ability to recruit top-tier talent to grow their businesses.
Physical Education class has been reorganized around no-contact sports. Some students play tossing rings while others play a modified version of dodge ball called gaga ball in the background. How Rhode Island Reopened Schools During a Pandemic For the New York Times At LaPerche Elementary School Principal Julie Dorsey takes a student’s temperature as students […]
A portrait of Professor Ali Mohamed Zaki in his office in Cairo, Egypt on March 15 . Dr. Zaki diagnosed the first patient with a strain of the Corona Virus in Saudi Arabia. He was then fired for announcing it himself, but the information was later used to help diagnose another patient in the UK.
In 2007 I was photographing for a month in Clarksdale, Mississippi and ran across this set of tags on the side of trains that were pulled off the main track. They are called “streaks” if done with chalk or a grease pencil or a lumber crayon, “Tags” if done with spray paint. Sometimes they are […]
Ambulance Ride-Along in a Covid-19 Hotspot Chelsea, Massachusetts was designated as a Covid-19 hotspot with the highest infection ratio in the state. For weeks the local ambulance services and fire-fighters work circling the Boston suburb picking up suspected cases, transferring them between hospitals and trying not to get infected themselves. These photos are from a […]
Syria from both sides Twice, I have received visas to photograph pro-Assad districts in Damascus. Many journalists are denied entry; no reason is given. I didn’t have government minders while working in Damascus and the rural towns of Ma’loula and Douma, but there were checkpoints that prevented me from entering rebel-held areas (I snuck past […]