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ups

UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

ebola

Obama to deploy troops as Ebola crisis worsens

The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.

net

FCC sees record feedback on ‘net neutrality’

The FCC has received a record number of comments from consumers and lawmakers on proposed new Internet traffic rules.

obamacare

115K could lose Obamacare insurance over immigration

People in 36 states could lose their health insurance under Obamacare, because of problems involving citizenship.

syria

Lawmakers push ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

Lawmakers began debating legislation to arm and train rebels who oppose both ISIS militants and Syria's government.

gm

GM offers compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.

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Apple receives record orders for new iPhone

Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.

iraq

U.S. to help train people to spot potential violent extremists

The U.S. government launched a program to stop radicalized young people joining extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq.

minimum

Minimum-wage hike finds hope in the heartland

The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.

ebola

Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive tomorrow

The President is expected to detail a plan to boost America's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak.

paris

France opens Iraq conference urging ‘global’ fight against ISIS

French President Francois Hollande called for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

ford

SUVs, smoke detectors among this week’s recalls

Ford and Toyota are among the companies that have issued recalls this week.

obama

Top Republicans back Obama’s plan to combat ISIS

Republican leaders who support the plans must unite factions within their party.

massachusetts

Woman arrested after 3 dead babies found in filthy Mass. home

Police arrested 31-year-old Erika Murray on charges she misled a police investigation into the incident at the house.

tjlane

Ohio high school shooter recaptured after prison escape

A teen serving a life sentence for fatally shooting three Cleveland-area high school students in 2012 was caught after scaling a fence to escape.

worldtrade

Obama, victims’ families pause to remember 9/11

Victims' relatives gathered in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania to commemorate those killed 13 years ago.

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PHOTOS: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, America paused to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

burgerking

Senators urge Burger King to ditch move to Canada

Lawmakers want Burger King to scrap plans to move its tax domicile to Canada as part of a deal to buy Tim Hortons.

obama

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the militant group.