Amazon's sales growth slows as pandemic shopping surge eases

NEW YORK (AP) — The world's return to almost normalcy is slowing down Amazon's pandemic-induced sales surge.

The online behemoth on Thursday posted better-than-expected second-quarter profits. But it delivered sales results that came in short of expectations and offered a disappointing outlook for the current quarter.

Amazon said that revenue will be in the range of $106 billion to $112 billion for the third quarter. Analysts were looking for $119.3...