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Amazon's Seattle campus has ballooned in size as the company became one of the world's fastest-growing businesses. Now, cities are deciding how much they are willing to give to lure Amazon's second headquarters. Jordan Stead/Amazon hide caption

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'A Major Distraction': Is A Mega-Deal Like Amazon's HQ2 Always Worth It?

Amazon's unmatched promise of 50,000 well-paying jobs has red carpets rolling out across the U.S. — but also some soul-searching. How much should communities subsidize wealthy American corporations?

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Harps in Space Eric Lau
Remind Me (Nujabes Tribute) Side Effekt
Acoustic Ninja Trace Bundy
Dueling Ninjas Trace Bundy

People marching in the "#NoMuslimBanEver" rally in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday. Organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the march was in response to President Trump's most recent travel ban, which has now been partially blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Judge In Hawaii Blocks Trump's Third Attempt At Travel Ban

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'A Major Distraction': Is A Megadeal Like Amazon's HQ2 Always Worth It?

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Democrats To Attorney General Sessions: Don't Duck Our Questions

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