Headlines
U.S. home prices slowed in July (AP)

U.S. Home Prices Rose at Slowest Pace in 20 Months

The Case-Shiller home price index rose 6.7 percent in July from 12 months earlier, down from an 8.1 percent gain in June and the smallest increase since November 2012.

Business
PayPal will split from eBay in 2015 flotation (photo: Sky News)

EBay Spinning Off PayPal Next Year

PayPal will be spun off from online auction site eBay, to become a separate publicly traded company, in the second half of 2015.

Auto Industry
Chevrolet Volt in camouflage paint scheme (photo: General Motors)

GM Sneaks a Peek at Camo Chevy Volt

General Motors won't reveal the redesigned Chevrolet Volt until the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, but the automaker gave a sneak peek at a camouflaged version of the car.

Career News
Macy's is increasing its holiday hiring by 3.6 percent over last year (AP)

Macy's Boosts Holiday Hiring 3.6 Percent

Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs. ...continue

Rankings
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.

Politics
Islamic State armored column advancing against Kurds (AP)

Airstrikes Hit IS Near Turkish Border

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State fighters attacking a Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday in an attempt to halt the militants' advance, activists said.

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