The discounted program charges eligible customers $5.99 per month, down from the regular monthly price of $12.99, and it comes with free two-day shipping as well as all the benefits like Prime Video, Prime Photos and others.
Amazon Prime memberships are now available at the special price of $5.99 per month for tens of millions of American consumers.
Rev. Billy Graham is Laid to Rest in NC
He had spoken briefly Wednesday at a ceremony for Graham at the Capitol, where the preacher's body lay in honor . Officials expect about 200 family members to attend the interment, which will be closed to the public and media.
According to government data, some 68 million individuals are enrolled in Medicaid, the federal-state-funded health insurance program for needy and low-income people. Prime provides free same-day and one-day shipping, online streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows, unlimited photo storage and early access to select Lightning Deals.
When Amazon rolled out its discounted Prime rate to EBT cardholders last summer, the Wall Street Journal described it as a move to steal business away from Walmart, which sees a huge portion of its sales from SNAP beneficiary customers. Amazon Prime customers typically spend more and buy more frequently on Amazon than non-members do.
Finally, as Reuters points out, there may be an additional motive behind Amazon's push for Medicaid members. Eligible shoppers need to reapply once a year and are eligible for up to four years. But customers won't be able to share their Prime membership with a second adult, as with a regularly priced Prime membership. Prime membership for students is $6.49 a month. Walmart, meanwhile, accounts for 18% of annual spending through the food stamps program, which is formally called Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. When you consider the included subscriptions to Amazon Video and Music, this could also help those receiving government assistance save money in other areas, which is never a bad thing.
However, the state-run media did not mention the issue of denuclearization or dialogue between the United States and North Korea. KIM Jong-un has vowed to scrap nukes to fulfil his dictator dad's last wish - but Donald Trump is not getting his hopes up.
This announcement went viral and this morning major supermarkets recalled certain processed meat products country-wide. Woolworths supermarket has urged its customers to return any cold meat products bought from the store for a refund.
Industry regulator Ofwat has criticised water companies for failing to plan for colder weather and ignoring warnings. Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging customers to keep an eye out for bursts pipes and leaks across the region.
The US government provides Guatemala with a large amount of financial aid, $297,000,000 each year, according to USAID. Morales nevertheless soon followed Trump, making Guatemala the first country to do so.
The BJP knows this better than others, and as in Assam has not let any local party come in the way of pushing its agenda forward. But it would be a mistake to read into the northeastern election results a foregone verdict in favour of the BJP in 2019.
Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said that Turkey is the country most effectively fighting against Daesh. The Anadolu Agency said police detained four Iraqi nationals in connection with the threat against the embassy.
Cousins is reportedly flexibile when it comes to his next contract because he was so well-paid the last two seasons in Washington. The Redskins' single-season passing yards leader has been linked to teams such as the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings .
Unfortunately I didn't make the putt, but that's golf", she said. "But I think that has to be the best putt of my career so far". Korda and Kang finished in a four-way tie for second at 16-under, alongside Jenny Shin (65) and Brooke Henderson (67).
Speaking to the Daily Mail newspaper, he said: "I can remember holding her hand as she walked me to school". Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster - both Oscar winners - presented the Award for Best Actress this year.
The Palestinians, meanwhile, said Trump's decision on Jerusalem renders the United States an unreliable actor in peace talks. The deal casts a long shadow on the visit of Netanyahu in Washington, where he is due to meet later Monday with U.S.
Apple Turns Up Audio Ambition With High-End Headphones
Much like the HomePod, the development of Apple's over-ear headset has been an on-again, off-again affair over the past year. If the project does graduate to a consumer product, it'll be one with wireless pairing capabilities similar to the AirPods.
Light snow possible tonight, weather service says
Wednesday , it will be sunny with a high near 43, and a northwest wind of 9 to 13 miles per hour , the weather service said. Thursday night , the low will be around 33 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.