American long-haul truckers share wisdom from the road on living where you work
The mayor called the situation "the most serious emergency our city has ever faced." Police are ramping up enforcement as the standoff continues.
Retailers are racing to get merchandise onto store shelves in time for the busy holiday shopping season. But with ports and warehouses overflowing, many orders are tied up in traffic.
"It's not like we have the Atlantic Ocean to fish in," a French fisherman tells NPR. "Here, we're in the Channel. In an hour and a half, I'm in English waters. If that's off limits, I'm dead."
Keeping U.S. markets filled with a dazzling array of choices relies on an army of farmers, suppliers, truckers and retail workers. What's gained and lost as all that food makes its way to the shelves?