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2014 Top Companies (HispanicBusiness.com)

Overview: 2014 Best Companies for Diversity

For 10 years, HispanicBusiness Inc. has published a list of the Best Companies for Diversity. The number of companies and some of the criteria for making the list have changed, but these companies remain prominent on the corporate diversity landscape.

Business
Hiring is up and jobless claims are down in the week (AP)

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Sharply

The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening.

Arts & Entertainment
Still from 'This Is Where I Leave You' (AP)

Off Camera With Tina Fey, Justin Bateman

In the new big-screen adaption of the best-selling Jonathan Topper novel "This Is Where I Leave You," Tina Fey and Jason Bateman portray siblings with tight ties that bind.

Career News
FedEx distribution center (AP)

FedEx Adding 50,000 Holiday Jobs

FedEx plans to hire some 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries, up from 20,000 last year. ...continue

Rankings
2014 Best Schools

Overview: 2014 Best Schools for Hispanics

The 40 schools that appear in the 2014 HispanicBusiness Best Schools lists represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning that reach out to Hispanic postgraduate students.

Politics
Hillary Rodham Clinton (AP)

Non-Hillary Movement Grows Among Dems

Not every Democrat was cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president during her recent visit to Iowa. Some made clear they have a gnawing desire for someone else.

Technology
Alibaba is quietly hinting at plans to expand to the U.S. (AP)

Alibaba: Today China, Tomorrow the World

As Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the New York Stock Exchange, it is quietly hinting at plans to expand into the U.S. Amazon and eBay need to watch their backs.

Sports
PepsiCo expressed deep concern about the NFL's handling of domestic abuse cases (AP)

PepsiCo Joins Chorus of Concern Over NFL

The war of words is heating up for the NFL, with PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi the latest major Super Bowl advertiser to make a pointed statement about the league.

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