To make up for a shortage of mathmaticians and computer scientists in the U.S., many companies turn to outsourcing. But Dan Grech reports the congressional limit on work visas might also be pushing out innovation.
As China works to fix its problems with product safety, it faces a big challenge enforcing new rules on workers in far-flung provinces. Bob Moon explains why dealing with provincial areas may be tricky.
As landmark climate legislation moves through the Senate, business lobbyists are pushing an ad campaign against it. Sarah Gardner reports what the group is using to try to persuade U.S. senators and workers.
Instead of waiting until you buy a hybrid to reduce your eco-footprint, why not make your vehicle electric now? James Nestor has more on a company that has been converting gas cars to electric for decades.
Iberian ham makes its U.S. debut today, and those interested in the Spanish delicacy will have to dish out a lot of cash for a bite. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks into what might make foodies squeal for a taste.
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