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Some scientists worry the possibility the coronavirus escaped from research facilities hasn’t gotten enough scrutiny. Others say it appears far more likely to have emerged naturally.
William Evanina, who leads the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, also said Iran is trying to undermine the November election.
The president also issued an executive order aimed at cutting ties between the U.S. and the owner of the popular Chinese communications and social media app WeChat.
“The World Health Organization has repeatedly made claims about the coronavirus that were either grossly inaccurate or misleading,” President Trump says.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The rhetorical war between the U.S. and China is growing more aggressive by the day. Now, the Trump White House is boosting a theory that the novel coronavirus was accidentally released from a lab in China’s Wuhan, where the outbreak began. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Antony Blinken, senior foreign policy… Read More
No one can say whether the tough measures will help defeat coronavirus, But they’ve definitely changed daily life — and raised concerns.
At least 8,000 people have died from the flu in the U.S. this season. The good news: Easy steps you can take now to protect against the flu may also help you steer clear of the new coronavirus.
With cases growing quickly abroad, the federal government announced several measures to prevent the new coronavirus from taking hold in the U.S.
Chinese officials are racing to respond to a highly contagious pneumonia-like virus that has now killed at least 17 people, infected hundreds more and spread to several other countries. In an effort to contain the illness, the city of Wuhan has issued a partial quarantine and shut down public transportation. But the medical gravity of… Read More
China says the deal would cover intellectual property protections and currency manipulation, but no details have been released.
The traffickers were caught with 11.9 kilograms of fentanyl — enough to kill nearly 6 million people, by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s standard.
At a congressional hearing, the CEO acknowledged he is not “the ideal messenger” for Facebook’s digital currency plan, but said innovation is essential to American financial leadership.
China is considered the motherland of aquarium goldfish, bred over centuries into rare forms. Now tariffs have some U.S. sellers of these goldfish in a tailspin.
As part of the deal, the next round of 30% tariffs will not be imposed. More agriculture trade between the two countries is expected.
China’s economic growth has been slowing down for years. Tariffs have contributed to slower growth since early 2018, when the economic standoff began, but it’s hard to pinpoint how much.
China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It’s an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S. recession fears.
The Trump administration is postponing some tariffs on Chinese imports set to take effect on Sept.1. Tariffs on laptops, cellphones, some clothing and other items are now set to begin Dec. 15.
Stocks resumed their slide, amid escalating fears that the U.S.-China trade war will further damage a worldwide economy that’s already slowing. Central banks in Asia and New Zealand cut rates.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it will delay tariffs on cars and auto parts imports while it negotiates trade deals with Japan and the European Union.
The U.S. Trade Representative published a list of Chinese goods that would be hit with new duties, from artists’ brushes to watches.
U.S. stock markets plunged on the news, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling by up to 580 points in the first hour of trading Monday.
Ohio Valley farmers say the latest tariff escalation between the Trump administration and China could continue to hurt their businesses, with many farmers already facing financial struggles. As Chinese officials visit Washington, D.C., for more trade talks, the Trump administration announced this week increased tariffs, planned to go into effect Friday, on $200 billion dollars worth of Chinese… Read More
China and the U.S. are scheduled to continue trade talks in Washington this week, but President Trump’s threat has blindsided Beijing, a trade analyst says.
Some manufacturers evaded scrutiny by slightly modifying the molecular structures of substances. Monday’s announcement “puts a wider array of substances under regulation,” a Chinese official says.
President Trump has suspended a planned increase in tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in Chinese imports, after what he called “very productive” trade talks in Washington this weekend.