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From left: Gloria Amaya, José Amaya, Silvia Gómez, and Alicia Villanueva, the founder of Tamales Los Mayas. A graduate of La Cocina's program for food entrepreneurs, Villanueva now provides catering to scores of Bay Area companies each month, and her tamales are sold in Northern California Whole Foods stores.
Workers produce vehicles at Volkswagen's U.S. plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Some 1,600 workers have narrowly voted against unionizing the plant, the second time an effort to unionize the plant has failed in recent years.
A photo demonstrates safety features in a Volvo XC40. Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features can also make repairs more expensive, boosting car insurance premiums.
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Walmart is among the more than 600 companies and trade associations that signed a letter warning the president of the broader impacts of his proposed tariffs.
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Two white steel pulleys are part of a $16 million ride going up in eastern China's newest military-themed amusement park, Sun Tzu Cultural Park. They'll be shipped to the Qingdao port southeast of Beijing, where customers will have to pay a newly imposed tariff. Since last fall, Beijing has hiked the duty on U.S.-made amusement rides twice.
In many rural areas, helicopters are the only speedy way to get patients to a trauma center or hospital burn unit. As more than 100 rural hospitals have closed around the U.S. since 2010, the need for air transport has only increased.
Former Stanford University sailing coach John Vandemoer was sentenced to two years of supervised release, with the first six months in home confinement, and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.
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California Rep. Adam Schiff speaks at a news conference as Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado (from left), Rept. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell of Florida, Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Rep. Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania look on. The Democratic leaders introduced the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act on Tuesday.