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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (AP)

Fed Signals It Will Keep Key Rate at Record Low

The Fed said it planned to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remains under control, until it sees consistent gains in wage growth, long-term unemployment and other gauges of the job market.

Business
Amtrak crash (AP)

Trucking Company May Pay Millions in Amtrak Crash

Nevada freight company John Davis Trucking could be forced to pay more than $5.7 million if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one of its drivers for a fiery 2011 crash with an Amtrak train that killed six people.

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
House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday (AP)

Phoenix V.A. Report Is 'a Whitewash'

A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the Phoenix V.A. hospital told the House Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital.

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