The U.S. Government Accountability Office called for legislative change to curb tax-avoidance by tobacco companies.
Amazon's move comes a day after Flipkart, India's largest online retailer, raised $1 billion from investors.
As the Hamas-Israel conflict entered its 23rd day Wednesday, the death toll in Gaza has crossed 1,200.
A nearly 100-year-old water main snaking under Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard burst Tuesday, flooding parts of the city and the UCLA campus.
On average, the study found that parents of children who finished college lived about two years longer.
The overall smartphone market grew 23.1 percent annually in the second quarter of 2014 with a record 295.3 million shipments.
The men of the Enola Gay dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. The last crew member has died.