Amazon to raise starting pay to $19 an hour

Amazon said Wednesday it’s raising its average starting pay for frontline workers from $18 to $19 a hour, a boost that could help it attract more employees in a tight labor market as the holiday season approaches.

Amazon driver helps save puppies from burning Florida home

An Amazon driver was delivering a package in a Florida neighborhood when she noticed smoke coming from a home and called 911. Firefighters rescued three tiny puppies from the house, saying they would have died if the driver hadn't called for help.

Court: Amazon customers can sue over lack of toxic warnings

The case involved a lawsuit filed in Alameda County that said the online retail giant knowingly allowed skin-lightening creams to be sold on its website for years despite being aware of concerns about toxic mercury levels in such creams.