Jul 22, 2020

U.S. accuses China of working with hackers to steal trade secrets, research

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The U.S. closes a Chinese consulate and accuses Chinese hackers of trying to steal coronavirus research. How child-care costs are shaping up to be a 2020 campaign issue. And, San Diego's Comic-Con goes virtual.

Segments From this episode

U.S. accuses hackers of stealing trade secrets, vaccine data for China

The Justice Department indictment says two hackers worked with the Chinese government to steal intellectual property from companies around the world.
Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images

Child care costs could be a major issue in the presidential campaign

Jul 22, 2020
For many Americans, the child care system has always been a financial burden.
Biden pledged to provide emergency child-care funding to state, local and tribal governments to help them through the pandemic.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

A virtual Comic-Con means opportunities, for some

Jul 22, 2020
For the first time in its 50-year history, San Diego Comic-Con has been canceled. Organizers are moving some events online.
San Diego gets about $149 million in economic benefit from Comic-Con. Pictured: Cosplayers attend the 2019 Comic-Con International.
Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Jigsaw Puzzle Blues Fleetwood Mac

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director