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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to Start $2 Billion Charitable Fund

SEATTLE — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families. Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth abo...
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Beneath the Surface Risks Lurk for US: Zakaria

It's easy to get mesmerized by the daily news cycle focused on President Trump's unpredictable behavior, says Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria. The twin dramas of journalist Bob Woodward's explosive new...
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Why Did State AG Intervene in Caglia Industrial Park Lawsuit?

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says he intervened in a Fresno land use case in June because he wants to make sure the law is followed. “Our obligation as the department of justice is to make sure we are protecting all people in the state of Cali...
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Amazon Wants To Set You Up in Delivery Business For $10K

SEATTLE — Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer has been looking for a while to find a way to have more control over h...