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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks off stage after holding a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington to announce the Climate Pledge, setting a goal to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. On Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, Bezos said that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. Bezos, the world’s...

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection amid online challenge

Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. said Monday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company, which was founded in...
Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead poisoning. (Credit: AP)

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead poisoning

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead bullets -- but it's not because they're being shot. The Cape Fear Raptor Center, North...
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 03: Bottles of French wine are displayed for sale in a liquor store on October 3, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The Trump administration has slapped $7.5 billion in tariffs on European products including French wine, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The price of wine is dropping fast

Let's raise our glasses and toast to cheaper wine. The price of wine is expected to drop to its lowest levels in five years thanks,...

Americans from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan flown back to U.S.

The first of two planes carrying hundreds of Americans taken off a quarantined cruise ship in Japan arrived at Travis Air Force Base in...

General Motors is killing off the Holden brand and pulling out of Australia

General Motors (GM) is killing off the iconic Holden brand and pulling out of Australia and New Zealand, the latest in a series of...

Veteran walking from Minnesota to Jacksonville to raise money for Wounded Warriors

A Minnesota veteran is walking 1,200 miles from Minnesota to Jacksonville for fellow veterans that need help when they return home— and he is...

Floods put Mississippi capital in ‘precarious situation’

With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi’s capital city and more rain on the way this week,...

2 men killed in large avalanche in Colorado

Authorities in Eagle County, Colorado, confirmed the deaths of two men Sunday, CBS Denver reported. The pair was killed in an avalanche Saturday on...

More than 1,100 former prosecutors and other DOJ officials call on Attorney General Bill...

More than 1,110 former Justice Department officials who served in Republican as well as Democratic administrations posted a statement Sunday calling on Attorney General...

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