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DALLAS (AP) — Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.That's up from about 40,0 ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top American intelligence official is acknowledging that the U.S. has difficulty tracking the movements and activities of Westerners in Syria who have joined rebels fighting President Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd).Matt Ol ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police trying to find suspects in the beating of a gay couple say they got a valuable assist from social media users. A defense lawyer says some of the people sought are turning themselves in for questioning.Poli ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL said Wednesday that its new performance-enhancing drug policy will allow the Broncos' Wes Welker and two other suspended players to return to the field this week.The deal with the players association also adds human growt ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

SEATTLE (AP) — A magnitude-4.0 earthquake rattled the Puget Sound in Washington state early Wednesday.The earthquake was centered near the town of Seabeck in Kitsap County, about 40 miles west of Seattle. The shaking was felt as far away as Ever ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

2015 Cadillac Escalade 4WD PremiumBASE PRICE: $71,695 for 2WD Standard; $74,295 for 4WD Standard; $75,695 for 2WD Luxury; $78,295 for 4WD Luxury; $80,195 for 2WD Premium; $82,795 for 4WD Premium.PRICE AS TESTED: $86,480.TYPE: Front ...more

AP News - 40 mins ago

Cadillac's flagship Escalade sport utility vehicle keeps its bold, distinctive style and immense proportions after a major redesign for 2015.The luxury, full-size SUV adds more tech features, a more powerful V-8, a quieter interior and power-fol ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Wednesday as investors waited for a Federal Reserve statement on interest rates following a two-day meeting. Shares of DuPont and FedEx surged.KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 5 ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.Oxford police said a resident called them about the skunk's predicament on Sunday. Police found the animal banging aroun ...more