As US-China relations continue to deteriorate over China’s messaging on Taiwan, the Biden administration recently announced it won’t remove tariffs on Chinese goods put in place by former President Donald Trump. The news is a blow to businesses that do substantial business with China.
The earliest reference to kugel goes back to the 13th century.
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in an emergency shelter at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Maine. Both Portland and the state of Maine have welcomed migrants.
Jorge Balcazar already has 10 years of welding experience. A six-month certification course will help him get ahead.
A murder on a Portland light rail train brought back a lot of memories of painful times in the city's history.
Two men fatally stabbed by a white supremacist in Portland "had the absolute best intentions. They were considering someone else that they did not know, above themselves.”
For the past three years, our reporter in London, Leo Hornak, has kept in close touch with two brothers from Somalia, both refugees. They fled the violence of the extremist group al-Shabab. But their fates have diverged. One got lucky, receiving a US green card. He's now living in Maine. The other is still waiting to get refugee status in the US. But with Trump's immigrant and refugee ban, it's not looking good.
Throngs of protesters turned out at airports over the weekend to criticize President Donald Trump's Friday executive order suspending entry of all refugees to the US and blocking entry for citizens of seven specific countries.
In Portland, Oregon, the Somali community is more mixed than in many other cities in the US. Careful not to leave one part of the culture out, the city now offers a program featuring two Somali languages.
As cities search for solutions to homelessness, Portland’s Dignity Village offers 60 men and women community and safety.