Bill Gates, a Microsoft co-founder, and his wife Melinda said in a statement Monday that they are ending their marriage after 27 years. In a statement on Twitter, the couple said they will continue their work at their foundation, “but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”

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