Stories by Erica Pandey

Alipay in America

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Alibaba, China's e-commerce behemoth, is making new inroads in the U.S. and Canada, adding its mobile payment system to thousands of stores — convenience, drug stores and other shops — frequented by Americans of all income levels.

What's happening: Alipay insists that it is not after American customers, instead seeking to serve Chinese tourists, students and business people who come in droves to North America every year.

What New Yorkers have to say about Amazon's huge reversal

A protest message directed at Amazon  in the Long Island City.
A protest message directed at Amazon in the Long Island City. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

LONG ISLAND CITY, New York On the corner of 41st Avenue and 12th Street, right in front of the Queens Library Tech Lab, people were giddy, furious and astonished at the news they heard today: Amazon, after all, will not build a gigantic new headquarters in their neighborhood, employing 25,000 people earning an average of $100,000 a year each. One emotion seemed ubiquitous: whiplash.

Timeline: Trump's turbulent relationship with Andrew McCabe

Trump and McCabe
Trump and McCabe. Photos: Getty Images

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has used every opportunity to face off against President Trump since his firing in March 2018. In his upcoming book "The Threat," McCabe recounts his time as deputy director and his embattled relationship with the president.

Here's a look at McCabe's tumultuous relationship with Trump since then.

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