Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, A congressional committee is investigating Amazon over concerns that the tech giant may be endangering employees by making them work in unsafe conditions. During tornadoes and other extreme weather events. The inquiry will examine the deaths of six workers last year, who were killed when a tornado struck an Amazon warehouse near St. Louis says the letter from the house committee on oversight and reform Over the weekend will Smith announced [00:00:30] he would resign from the academy of motion, pictures, arts, and sciences. After he hit presenter and comedian Chris rock during last Sundays Oscars in a statement, he said, my actions at the 94th academy awards presentation was shocking, painful, and inexcusable academy. President David Rubin said the organization had accepted Smith's immediate resignation In other Amazon news in a first for Amazon's us facilities, warehouse workers in Staten [00:01:00] island. New York have voted in favor of joining a union. The union's win if certified by the federal labor board adds momentum to an organizing movement. That's been gaining steam around the country, the tally of 2,654. Yes. Votes to 2,131. No votes came after six days of in-person voting at the warehouse and in intense CA campaign,
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