Sprawling mining operations in Brazil are destroying much more of the iconic Amazon forest than previously thought, says the first comprehensive study of mining deforestation in the world's largest tropical rainforest.
Minnesota filed its bid for Amazon's second headquarters on Wednesday, hoping to get a great deal on a mammoth development plum by offering a package of financial incentives likely far smaller than other states.
Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:
It's the prize of a lifetime—a $5 billion investment creating 50,000 well-paid jobs that everyone wants, but only one US city will get.
Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas.
Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons.