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‘Lighting a fuse’: Amazon vote may spark more union pushes

What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labor movement at...

China cuts taxes to spur semiconductor development

China has announced tax breaks to spur growth of its semiconductor industry following U.S. sanctions that cut off access to American processor chips for...

Chipmaker TSMC says revenue up 16.7% as demand surges

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s biggest contract producer of processor chips, says its revenue rose 16.7% in the latest quarter over a year...

Grab to list in US via $40 bln merger with Altimeter Growth

Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company, Grab Holdings, is preparing for a share offering in the U.S. via a merger with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital By...

Meituan raises $10 bln for self-driving cars, drone delivery

Chinese food delivery giant Meituan says it has raised nearly $10 billion in a sale of convertible bonds and additional shares, with plans to...

EXPLAINER: Starving for more chips in a tech-hungry world

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that...

Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to fend off variants

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a...

Hikers scramble as new fissure opens up at Icelandic volcano

A new fissure has opened up at an Icelandic volcano that began erupting last month, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of hikers who had...

AP interview: EPA head committed to ‘scientific integrity’

WASHINGTON -- Moving forward on a pledge to restore “scientific integrity,” the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency is reversing Trump administration actions...

AP Exclusive: WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

BEIJING -- A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal...