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This photo provided by Rise shows Christian Maboko, 18, of Kenya. Maboko is a Rise Global Winner for creating a program in his refugee camp to educate girls and young women about sexual and reproductive health.

100 teens get lifetime support to foster global service work

This photo provided by Rise shows Christian Maboko, 18, of Kenya. Maboko is a Rise Global Winner for creating a program in his refugee camp to educate girls and young women about sexual and reproductive health.

October 25, 2021, 8:00am Business

NEW YORK — Christian Maboko wants to change the world. Starting Monday, the 18-year-old from Burundi, who lives in a Kenyan refugee camp and has co-founded a nonprofit to help address poverty there, will get a lifetime of help with his work from a new philanthropic program to nurture talented… Read story

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

Ships work to control a fire onboard the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Sunday, October 24, 2021. The container ship caught fire on Saturday and 16 crew members were evacuated and brought to Ogden Point Pier.

Fire contained on cargo ship off Victoria, B.C.; hunt is on for 40 containers that went overboard

Ships work to control a fire onboard the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Sunday, October 24, 2021. The container ship caught fire on Saturday and 16 crew members were evacuated and brought to Ogden Point Pier.

October 25, 2021, 7:38am Business

SEATTLE — The fire on a large cargo ship anchored about 5 miles off Victoria, British Columbia, that started on Saturday was all but controlled on Sunday. 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

Rachel the Pig is the symbol for the Pike Place Market as well as a piggy bank for donations.  She's been at the market since 1986 and is the creation of Northwest sculptor Georgia Gerber.

For vendors of Seattle’s Pike Place Market, COVID was yet another test of survival

Rachel the Pig is the symbol for the Pike Place Market as well as a piggy bank for donations.  She's been at the market since 1986 and is the creation of Northwest sculptor Georgia Gerber.

October 25, 2021, 6:02am Business

SEATTLE — Like many vendors at Pike Place Market, Scott Chang isn’t sure when business will resume its pre-COVID normal. 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