Long before the coronavirus pandemic, manufacturing in the U.S. was transformed -- and with it, daily life. Now COVID-19 is delivering a new blow to the industry. But some companies are pivoting to create the personal protective equipment that the…
By Paul Solman
As a trade showdown between the U.S. and China escalates, there's fears of how a trade war could hurt both countries. Special correspondent Katrina Yu reports from Beijing on how recently announced tariffs will affect farmers, importers, retailers and consumers…
By Katrina Yu
The plastic debris housed in landfills and natural environments — currently 4.9 billion metric tons — will more than double by 2050, scientists reported Wednesday in Science Advances.
By Roni Dengler
While Margot Douaihy's new book is a love letter to Scranton, she said it also acknowledges the Rust Belt's limits.
By Elizabeth Flock
Municipalities in the Great Lakes region could lose $300 million in annual federal funding under the budget proposal the White House released on Thursday.
President Obama addresses economic agenda at DreamWorks…
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