Foxconn Introduces Electric Vehicle Prototypes

Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn, which assembles Apple’s iPhones, showed on Monday the first physical fruits of its effort to become a major player in electric vehicles: a luxury sedan, a sports utility vehicle and a bus. The introduction of prototypes in Taiwan’s capital city of Taipei comes just a year after Foxconn executives. declared their …

A Glimpse of Los Angeles, an Oasis with Deep Immigrant Roots

Ten minutes from my house, it sits on an unconventional hillside of fruit and vegetable trees, next to a decommissioned landfill, a highway, and the country’s largest port. Emerging like a mirage from its surroundings, the San Pedro Community Gardens occupy six acres of city-owned land in the otherwise highly industrialized area of ​​the blue-collar …

How a Nuclear Bomb Could Save Earth from a Hidden Asteroid

One day, astronomers may detect an asteroid months away from a disastrous rendezvous with Earth. Our only chance of surviving at such a late stage would be to try using a nuclear explosive to destroy it. But would it work? Unlike some of the melodramatic Hollywood blockbusters of the 1990s, real-life scientists are largely uninterested …

Jefferson Statue Could Be Removed at City Hall After 100 Years

“What bothers people so much is that even someone who so deeply understands the values ​​of freedom and human dignity and the value of each life still owns slaves,” the mayor said. Black, Latino and Asian Caucasian leaders saw the issue as less ambivalent. “I don’t expect to go to town hall and see representations …

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Brake Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Queens’

Between network, cable, and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the TV series, special programs and movies that will be released this week on October 18-24. Details and times are subject to change. Monday Perspective: LA CASA DE MAMA ICHA 10pm on PBS (check local charts). Decades after immigrating to …

China’s GDP Growth Slows as Property and Energy Damage

BEIJING – Steel mills face off power cuts. Computer chip shortages slowed car production. Troubled real estate companies bought less building material. The floods disrupted trade in north-central China. All of this has damaged the Chinese economy, which is an important engine for global growth. China’s economy rose 4.9 percent in the third quarter compared …