Business
Union Pacific delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit (AP)

Union Pacific Highballs Profits in Q3

Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and raised its rates.

Diversity
Eric Garcia (photo: SBS)

Eric Garcia Appointed as Revenue Chief

Spanish Broadcasting System has appointed Eric Garcia as revenue chief of the radio division while continuing as general manager of SBS New York radio station operations.

Auto Industry
Revamped pickup trucks and SUVs helped to push GM's pretax profit up 12.1 percent to just over $2.4 billion (AP)

GM Profit Nearly Doubles in Q3

Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.

Arts & Entertainment
'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Teresa Giudice will serve her time in prison, not a halfway house (AP)

Teresa Giudice Must Serve Time in Prison

A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house.

Career News
Iron workers are in high demand in Kansas (file photo)

Kansas Begging for Skilled Construction Workers

Kansas construction contractors said they are having particular difficulty finding iron workers, project managers, engineers, welders/pipefitters, plumbers and carpenters. ...continue

Rankings
2014 Influentials

2014 Hispanic-Business 50 Influentials

There's no shortage of people to showcase in our Influentials feature every year. The difficult part is narrowing down the list to just 50 people who will make the final cut.

Politics
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (AP)

Rand Paul Wants to Shed Isolationist Label

The libertarian-leaning Republican, a possible White House contender in 2016, is setting out the limits he sees for U.S. involvement in military conflicts.

Technology
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (AP)

Cloud Lifts Microsoft's Quarterly Results

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said Thursday that revenue from cloud services, including software delivered over the Internet, more than doubled in the last quarter.

Sports
Freiburg's Black Forest Stadium is so cramped that the pitch is some three body-lengths shorter than it should be (AP)

Would Soccer Be Richer Without Small Clubs?

In the increasingly expensive business of football, it is far easier to bag sponsors and revenue in thickly populated urban and industrial areas.

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