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Amazon says its carbon footprint grew 19% last year

Jun. 30, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that its carbon footprint grew 19% last year as it rushed to deliver a surge of online orders during the pandemic. The online shopping behemoth said activities tied to its businesses emitted 60.64 million metric tons of carbon...

Genetically modified salmon head to US dinner plates

May. 27, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The inaugural harvest of genetically modified salmon began this week after the pandemic delayed the sale of the first such altered animal to be cleared for human consumption in the United States, company officials said. Several tons of salmon,...

Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'

May. 26, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Online shopping giant Amazon is buying MGM, the movie and TV studio behind James Bond, “Legally Blonde" and “Shark Tank," with the hopes of filling its video streaming service with more stuff to watch. Amazon is paying $8.45 billion for MGM, making...

Sudanese immigrant sues Whole Foods, alleging discrimination

May. 12, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Sudanese immigrant who had worked for Whole Foods Market in Maine for years is suing the company, alleging it discriminated against him when a manager prevented him from applying to a supervisory role. Mark Opio, 36, requested that the Maine...