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Uber Acquires Cornershop, a Grocery Delivery Start-Up

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has acquired a majority stake in the grocery delivery start-up Cornershop for an undisclosed sum, the company announced on Friday, as it seeks to build its food delivery business. The company has looked to expand beyond ride-hailing, particularly since its troubled debut on the public markets …

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Heavy Rains Extinguish Monthslong Fires in Bolivia

Recent heavy rains in the Bolivian Amazon have helped put out forest fires that have raged for two months across the landlocked South American nation, charring more than four million hectares of land, the local authorities said on Monday. The storms helped Bolivia’s military contain blazes in the Chiquitania region, …

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