• Donald Trump Oct 6, 2019

    Controversy Stalks Nobel Peace, Literature Prizes

    Controversy stalks the Nobel prizes for peace and literature in a way it rarely does for science. The revamped panel at the Swedish Academy who will hand out the Nobel Literature prizes Thursday for both 2018 and 2019 would relish arguments about the winners, rather than intrigue about the #MeToo scandal that forced the institution to suspend the prize last...

  • Amazon Mar 7, 2019

    Amazon to Close All Its Pop-Up Shops

    Amazon said Wednesday that it will shut down all its pop-up shops and focus on opening more of its bookstores as it rethinks its brick-and-mortar strategy. The online retail giant has 87 pop-up shops in malls, Whole Foods grocery stores and Kohl’s department stores that sell Amazon’s Echo voice-activated devices, Kindle tablets and other gadgets.

  • NEW YORK Nov 15, 2018

    Amazon Will Hire 50,000 in New York and Virginia – Here Are 11 of the Highest-Paying Jobs

    Amazon has announced that Arlington, Virginia, and the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, are the official locations of the company’s next headquarters. Glassdoor took a look at some of the company’s highest-paying positions.

  • Virginia Nov 14, 2018

    Big Question for Amazon's 2 Chosen Cities: Will It Pay Off?

    The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove to be worth the cost? Amazon’s decision will bring to Arlington, Virginia, and the Long Island City section of New York a combined 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment over the next...

  • Virginia Nov 14, 2018

    A Look at Amazon's Empire, From Audible to Whole Foods

    Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you’ve bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you’ve been caught up in Amazon’s growing web of businesses. And now, Amazon’s sprawling empire will stretch even further. The company announced Tuesday that it will open two more bases outside of its Seattle headquarters: one...

  • Texas Feb 9, 2018

    Kale to Go: Amazon to Roll Out Delivery at Whole Foods

    Amazon delivery is coming to Whole Foods.

  • CEO Nov 20, 2017

    Amazon Goes Into the Holidays With Magnified Store Presence

    Amazon goes into the holiday season with a newly magnified brick-and-mortar presence, giving it more opportunities to sell its Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and other gadgets. The online retailer now has more than a dozen Amazon Books stores, which also sell toys, electronics and small gifts. Kohl’s has carved out space for Amazon shops in 10 of its department stores....

  • Donald Trump May 3, 2017

    Border Patrol Casts Agent Recruiting Net at Fairs, Rodeos

    The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires. This was no average job fair. This was Country Thunder, one of the nation’s largest country music festivals, where U.S. Customs and Border Protection set up a...

  • DC Jun 1, 2016

    DC Library Summer Reading Program for Kids, Adults to Start

    The District of Columbia Public Library is starting its summer reading program offering prizes for kids and adults who read this summer.

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