Shortage of Railroad Workers Threatens Recovery

America’s freight railroads are struggling to bring back workers, contributing to a slowdown in the movement of chemicals, fertilizer and other products that threatens to disrupt factory operations and hinder a rebound from the pandemic, according to shippers and trade groups. The

Depleted Global Fish Stocks May Get Boost From WTO

WASHINGTON—World Trade Organization members are working to conclude negotiations that could stabilize wild fish populations—and help new Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala restore the WTO’s credibility. The talks target government subsidies that the trade organization says help drive “illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing” that