The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Phuong Lee, Associated Press
The quick surrender showed the power of Amazon to help rally opposition and aggressively push back on taxes at all levels of government, even in its affluent home city where the income gap is ever widening and lower-income workers are…
By Associated Press
Trump said that "in addition to having the Washington Post ... what they have is a very uneven playing field."…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. military may soon be guarding the nation's border with Mexico. That's according to President Trump, who also warned he could tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement if the Mexican government doesn't cooperate. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy…
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town.
By Jessica Yarvin
Most of the layoffs are expected to affect the mega-retailer’s Seattle headquarters.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan defended an effort by congressional Republicans to make public a classified memo on the Russia probe. Also, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced a joint venture to provide quality…
By Gretchen Frazee
The Seattle-based tech giant sparked a bidding war last year when it announced plans to build a new 8 million-square-foot campus that would cost $5 billion and create up to 50,000 new jobs.
By Teresa Carey
Fisheries ecologists at Virginia Tech have found a link between tropical forest loss in the Amazon and declines in freshwater fish populations.
By Paul Solman
The pitches have been quirky, some might even say desperate. City officials across North America are trying to get Amazon's attention in hopes that the fourth-largest company in the U.S. will build its next big tech hub in their community.
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