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By Miles O'Brien, Courtney Norris
Shatner became the oldest person in space, eclipsing the previous record — set by a passenger on a similar jaunt on a Bezos spaceship in July — by eight years. The flight included about three minutes of weightlessness and a…
By Marcia Dunn, Rick Taber, Associated Press
The capsule is entirely automated, unlike Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic rocket plane that required two pilots to get him to space and back a week ago.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
British billionaire Richard Branson took off on Virgin Galactic on Sunday with five others on a historic space flight. Cruising to an altitude of 50 miles, Branson did not cross the Karman line, yet beat Jeff Bezos in the billionaire…
By PBS NewsHour
In an Instagram post early Monday, Bezos said he, his brother, and the winner of an ongoing auction, will be aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft when it launches on July 20.
By Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
By Stephanie Sy
Amazon is the second largest private employer in the U.S. with nearly 800,000 workers. But none of its facilities are unionized and the push to unionize from workers in Alabama is over — for now. Stephanie Sy speaks to Margaret…
By Joseph Pisani, Bill Barrow, Associated Press
What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labor movement at large.
By Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis
For almost two months, Amazon workers have been voting on whether to unionize at one of the company's major warehouses in Alabama. The voting concludes today. Since Amazon is the second-largest private employer in the country, the stakes are high…
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Amazon said he'll be replaced in the fall by Andy Jassy, who runs Amazon's cloud business. Bezos will then become the company's executive chairman.
A spokeswoman says the company is getting close to flying passengers, but did not say when that might occur.
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