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FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo in Paris. From complaints whistleblower Frances Haugen has filed with the SEC, along with redacted internal documents obtained by The Associated Press, the picture of the mighty Facebook that emerges is of a troubled, internally conflicted company, where data on the harms it causes is abundant, but solutions are halting at best.

EXPLAINER: Just what are ‘The Facebook Papers,’ anyway?

FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo in Paris. From complaints whistleblower Frances Haugen has filed with the SEC, along with redacted internal documents obtained by The Associated Press, the picture of the mighty Facebook that emerges is of a troubled, internally conflicted company, where data on the harms it causes is abundant, but solutions are halting at best.

October 25, 2021, 7:59am Business

The Facebook Papers project represents a unique collaboration among 17 American news organizations, including The Associated Press. Journalists from a variety of newsrooms, large and small, worked together to gain access to thousands of pages of internal company documents obtained by Frances Haugen, the former Facebook product manager-turned-whistleblower. Read story

A train passes by workers as they help construct the future parking garage at the corner of Columbia Way and Esther Street in The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2021.

High-rise on the rise at Waterfront Vancouver

A train passes by workers as they help construct the future parking garage at the corner of Columbia Way and Esther Street in The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2021.

October 25, 2021, 6:02am Business

The 276-unit, eight-story apartment complex at Block 3 in The Waterfront Vancouver is on the rise, with one of two of the Waterfront’s tower cranes hoisting materials into place and workers pouring concrete. Read story

Some of the many Christmas sweaters at the UglyChristmasSweater.com warehouse in Commerce Township, Michigan on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.Fred and Mark Hajjar, co-founders of UglyChristmasSweater.com, have a large supply of these type of sweaters and other items stuck on freighters off the coast of California.

Held up at nation’s shipping ports: Thousands of ugly Christmas sweaters and other yuletide paraphernalia

Some of the many Christmas sweaters at the UglyChristmasSweater.com warehouse in Commerce Township, Michigan on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.Fred and Mark Hajjar, co-founders of UglyChristmasSweater.com, have a large supply of these type of sweaters and other items stuck on freighters off the coast of California.

October 25, 2021, 6:02am Business

Go back just a year ago and it wouldn’t have mattered that three 40-foot corrugated metal shipping containers stuffed with thousands of ugly holiday sweaters couldn’t make their way out of a California port. Read story

FILE - This May 16, 2012, file photo, shows the Facebook logo displayed on an iPad. Facebook in India dithered in curbing hate speech and anti-Muslim content on its platform and lacked enough local language moderators to stop misinformation that at times led to real-world violence, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India

FILE - This May 16, 2012, file photo, shows the Facebook logo displayed on an iPad. Facebook in India dithered in curbing hate speech and anti-Muslim content on its platform and lacked enough local language moderators to stop misinformation that at times led to real-world violence, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press.

October 24, 2021, 12:09pm Business

NEW DELHI, India — Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press, even as the internet giant's own employees cast doubt over its motivations and interests. Read story

Jairaj Vora is a manager at Amazon's giant facility in Stanton, near Wilmington, Delaware, seen on Sept. 21, 2021. (Joseph N.

Inside Amazon’s largest warehouse — where you’ll find 10 robots for every human

Jairaj Vora is a manager at Amazon's giant facility in Stanton, near Wilmington, Delaware, seen on Sept. 21, 2021. (Joseph N.

October 24, 2021, 6:02am Business

STANTON, Delaware — Amazon’s biggest, newest warehouse, with more robots than ever, brings America closer to an automated future when machines do all the work of moving everything from groceries to laptops, from makers to users. And do it faster. Read story

Tamara Blue, 47, of Detroit and a certified nursing assistant, talks about losing a resident in June that she had grown fond of: "we were lucky to have each other," Blue said on Sept. 17, 2021.

Unionization could help home health care workers, experts say

Tamara Blue, 47, of Detroit and a certified nursing assistant, talks about losing a resident in June that she had grown fond of: "we were lucky to have each other," Blue said on Sept. 17, 2021.

October 24, 2021, 6:02am Business

For Susie Young, the days before she was a unionized caregiver weren’t ones to cheer about. Read story

A home for sale on Wood Street in West Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

Homebuyer ‘love letters’ may stir bias. (But they often work)

A home for sale on Wood Street in West Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

October 24, 2021, 6:02am Business

Several years ago, Kristine Chadwick and her family were trying to buy a house in Eugene, Ore.. The market was competitive, so her agent suggested she write a letter to the seller, describing her husband, three kids, two dogs and one cat, and why she wanted to raise her family… Read story

Kim Kardashian West posted a paid advertisement for the digital token EthereumMax on her Instagram stories in June.

Celebrity crypto endorsers like Kim Kardashian spark concern for unwary investors

Kim Kardashian West posted a paid advertisement for the digital token EthereumMax on her Instagram stories in June.

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Business

Celebrities, including reality TV star Kim Kardashian West and Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk, are touting cryptocurrency products, leading to worries that such endorsements could harm vulnerable investors. Read story