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Consumers Start to Feel Pinch From US, China Trade Standoff

Consumers Start to Feel Pinch From US, China Trade Standoff

As the U.S. and China escalate their trade standoff, consumers in both countries are starting to see the impact. VOA’s...

Acting FAA Chief Defends Agency’s Safety Certification Process     

Acting FAA Chief Defends Agency’s Safety Certification Process     

The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration defended the way his agency certifies airline safety after two deadly crashes...

Costs Mounting in US From Trump’s Tariff Fight With China   

Costs Mounting in US From Trump’s Tariff Fight With China   

The costs seem to be mounting in the U.S. from President Donald Trump’s tit-for-tat trade tariff war with China, both...

Ford: More Lincolns to Be Built for Chinese Market Locally

Ford: More Lincolns to Be Built for Chinese Market Locally

Ford Motor Co plans to start production of new luxury Lincoln models in China for that market as they are...

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt in US Farmers

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt in US Farmers

The ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China is having an impact on most farmers across the country....

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt With US Farmers

Trade War Sowing Seeds of Doubt With US Farmers

The typical routines of life on a family farm carry a heavier burden these days for Pam Johnson. “First thing...

Are Coastal Home Values Feeling Drag of Climate Change?

Are Coastal Home Values Feeling Drag of Climate Change?

For sale: waterfront property with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Waves erode beach regularly. Flooding gets worse every year....

Wall Street Rebounds as US-China Trade Rhetoric Cools

Wall Street Rebounds as US-China Trade Rhetoric Cools

Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Tuesday, with U.S. stocks reclaiming ground lost to Monday’s...

Stocks Rise, Claw Back Chunk of Monday’s Trade-War Plunge

Stocks Rise, Claw Back Chunk of Monday’s Trade-War Plunge

Stocks climbed on Tuesday and clawed back a chunk of their losses from Monday’s rout, the latest whipsaw move as...

Uber Drivers Are Contractors, Not Employees, US Labor Agency Says

Uber Drivers Are Contractors, Not Employees, US Labor Agency Says

A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc’s drivers are independent contractors and not its employees,...

US, China Trade War Already Reshaping Trade Links

US, China Trade War Already Reshaping Trade Links

With the Trump administration locked in an escalating trade war with China, much of the media focus is on the...

Truck Drivers Become Key EU Election Issue in Bulgaria

Truck Drivers Become Key EU Election Issue in Bulgaria

The future of Bulgaria’s vast number of low-wage truck drivers has become a top campaign issue in the country heading...