Did China pressure an American company to fire a US worker in the United States?
The 49-year-old Nebraska man lost his job after a tweet-related international incident that demonstrates the challenges Western companies face when they do business with China.
Chinese pill factories fuel opioid crisis in America’s heartland
China is one the world’s top sources of fentanyl, as the family, friends and community of teenager Bailey Henke tragically learned.
Silicon Valley moms use technology to meet parents’ babysitting needs
‘Roovillage,’ which finds space-available care, similar to how you’d book dinner reservations, movies and hotel rooms.
China is getting its wine on
By 2020, China could be the world’s second-largest wine consumer, behind the US, and Napa Valley is already seeing signs of that Chinese enthusiasm.
Silicon Valley startup looks to beat Chinese conglomerate in dockless bike-share race
Dockless bike sharing allows people to use an app to unlock a bike and take it for a ride before dropping the rental wheels off almost anywhere when they’re done, rather than having to search for a docking station.
Why North Dakota is the ‘Silicon Valley’ of drones
Here are the four things found in the Roughrider State that give it the edge in the emerging drone industry.
Using food to harness the knowledge, experience and culture of immigrants
The owner of a Brooklyn, New York eatery has a chef training program for refugees and asylees, giving them a fresh start in their adopted country.
Why Haitians got US protected status but Mexicans didn’t
Temporary Protected Status was extended to Haitians in the US after Haiti was rocked by a 2010 earthquake but Mexicans didn’t get the same treatment after last month’s quake.
Chinese-owned factory gets lesson in union organizing from US workers
After workplace safety violations, some Americans who work for one of China’s biggest glass manufacturers are trying to unionize their Ohio factory.
A Chinese textile giant plans to bring hundreds of factory jobs to a struggling Arkansas town
China’s largest textile company says it will create 800 jobs and pay wages of more than $15 an hour once it turns an abandoned TV manufacturing plant into a yarn spinning factory.