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Models predict U.S. coronavirus infections could surge this fall if vaccination rates lag, former FDA chief says

Scott Gottlieb also expressed concern about U.K. study showing brain-tissue shrinkage after covid-19.
  • Jun 20, 2021

National security adviser Jake Sullivan says preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapon is ‘paramount priority’ for United States

In appearances on the Sunday morning news shows, Sullivan also weighed in on the North Korean nuclear issue and Biden’s meeting with Putin.
  • Jun 20, 2021

Countries lavish subsidies and perks on semiconductor manufacturers as a global chip war heats up

Even if a Senate-passed bill providing $52 billion in subsidies for the chip industry is approved by the House and becomes law, the United States will continue facing stiff global competition to attract the factories that make the cutting-edge technology.
  • Jun 14, 2021

Biden expands Trump order by banning U.S. investment in Chinese companies linked to the military or surveillance technology

The Biden administration is broadening a Trump-era ban on U.S. investment in China to include Chinese companies that sell surveillance technology.
  • Jun 3, 2021

U.S. bans seafood imports from a Chinese company, accusing it of using forced labor

The U.S. banned seafood imports from a fleet of Chinese vessels, accusing the company of using forced laborers from Indonesia. The move follows a string of recent import bans on Chinese goods over forced-labor concerns.
  • May 28, 2021

Amazon and other retailers oppose measure to require country-of-origin labeling for goods sold online

The companies are opposing a bipartisan measure that would require online sellers to clearly state where their products are made, a rule proponents say could help consumers seeking U.S.-made goods.
  • May 27, 2021

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation network, researchers say

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is the "linchpin" of a sprawling disinformation network that pushes election and covid-19 falsehoods, researchers say
  • May 17, 2021

How the global chip shortage might affect people who just want to wash their dogs

Of all the businesses to suffer from the global shortage of computer chips, dog washing — a low-tech affair involving soap, water and a dirty pet — ought to be near the bottom of the list.
  • May 2, 2021

Chip shortage spreads, hurting sales at Apple and Samsung

The companies' quarterly earnings reports that were otherwise strong detailed the problems created by the shortage of computer chips.
  • Apr 29, 2021