FILE - In this June 17, 2005 file photo, Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos holds a copy of "Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies" by Douglas Hofstadter -- the first book sold online by Amazon.com -- as he poses for photos at the company's headquarters in Seattle. Amazon launched at the dawn of the Web as an online bookseller on July 16, 1995. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

As Amazon turns 20, a look at its biggest bets

Led by its 51-year-old founder, Jeff Bezos, the Seattle company’s strategy has long been to make big bets and expand into new areas. That has also led to some misses.

FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Obama to announce high-speed Internet help for homes

It’s a pilot program under which the public, private and nonprofit sectors will work together to provide high-speed Internet and digital devices to more families at a lower cost, the White House said.

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Son of Boston police captain charged in terror bomb plot

The son is accused of plotting to commit terrorist acts in support of the Islamic State group, including the setting off of pressure-cooker bombs at an unidentified university and the slaughter of students live online.

FILE -  In this  June 5, 2013, file photo Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, then-Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after the third day of his court martial.  The Associated Press has learned that Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. Senior U.S. officials say an announcement is expected this week. They say the military would have six months to determine the impact and work out details, with the presumption that they would end one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service.