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This wasn’t the first Chinese balloon over the U.S. Why were the others ignored?
WASHINGTON (NPR) — Given the hullabaloo over the Chinese surveillance balloon, you’d think something like this never happened before. But it has. At least four other times in recent years…. Read More
Solar projects are on hold as U.S. investigates whether China is skirting trade rules
AUGUSTA, Maine (Maine Public) — Hundreds of large-scale solar power projects are on hold in the U.S. as the industry awaits the outcome of a federal investigation into potential trade… Read More
Theory That COVID Came From A Chinese Lab Takes On New Life In Wake Of WHO Report
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.
U.S. Intelligence: China Opposes Trump Reelection; Russia Works Against Biden
William Evanina, who leads the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, also said Iran is trying to undermine the November election.
Trump Signs Executive Order That Will Effectively Ban Use Of TikTok In the U.S.
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.
Trump Says Funding Cuts Will Be Permanent If WHO Doesn’t Commit To ‘Major’ Changes
“The World Health Organization has repeatedly made claims about the coronavirus that were either grossly inaccurate or misleading,” President Trump says.
WATCH: The U.S.-China Rhetorical War Over COVID-19
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… Read More
Restrictions And Rewards: How China Is Locking Down Half A Billion Citizens
No one can say whether the tough measures will help defeat coronavirus, But they’ve definitely changed daily life — and raised concerns.
Worried About Catching The New Coronavirus? In The U.S., Flu Is A Bigger Threat
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.
As China’s Coronavirus Cases Rise, U.S. Agencies Map Out Domestic Containment Plans
With cases growing quickly abroad, the federal government announced several measures to prevent the new coronavirus from taking hold in the U.S.
What we Know About China’s Coronavirus Outbreak — and What we Don’t
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… Read More
U.S.-China Trade Deal Phase 1 Is Here; December Tariffs Are Scrapped
China says the deal would cover intellectual property protections and currency manipulation, but no details have been released.
China Jails 9 In Fentanyl Trafficking Case That Began With A U.S. Tip
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.
Mark Zuckerberg Offers A Choice: The Facebook Way Or The China Way
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.
Fancy Pet Fish Among The Stranger Casualties Of The Trade War
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.
Trump Announces Phase One Of Trade Deal With China
As part of the deal, the next round of 30% tariffs will not be imposed. More agriculture trade between the two countries is expected.
The Trade War Has Taken A Bite Out Of China’s Economy — But It’s Complicated
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.
Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos
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.
Trump Administration Delays Some China Tariffs
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.
Deepening Fears About The Global Economy Send Stocks Falling Again
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.
Trump Delays Auto Tariffs For 6 Months
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.
U.S. Prepares Tariffs On Another $300 Billion Of Imported Chinese Goods
The U.S. Trade Representative published a list of Chinese goods that would be hit with new duties, from artists’ brushes to watches.
China Puts New Tariffs On $60 Billion Of U.S. Goods, Retaliating For Trump Action
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.
Farmers, Economists See More Economic Pain From Trump’s Increased Tariffs
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… Read More
Trump’s Threats To Raise Tariffs On China Send Markets Falling
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.