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'JetBlue For Good' Launches Voluntourism Vacation Contest

'JetBlue For Good' Launches Voluntourism Vacation Contest

Oct 16
JetBlue today announced that it is putting good on the map. Literally. To celebrate the airline's nonstop commitment to giving back and good deeds, JetBlue is adding a new destination to its network this November — Destination Good.

San Francisco to Vote on Taxing Rich Businesses for Homeless

San Francisco to Vote on Taxing Rich Businesses for Homeless

By Janie Har | Oct 16
San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth.

The Amazon of Its Day, Sears' Woes Were Years in the Making

The Amazon of Its Day, Sears' Woes Were Years in the Making

By Allen G. Breed and Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 16
From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minneapolis 132 years ago, Sears grew to become America's everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the world.

Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 16
The nation's second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said Monday.

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Oct 15
Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship.

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Oct 15
Officials are worried a strike involving about 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could continue into next year.

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West Texas an 'Extraction Colony' as Oil, Gas Exports Surge

By Kiah Collier of The Texas Tribune and Jamie Smith Hopkins and Rachel Levin of the Center for Public Integrity | Oct 14
Drilling booms have come and gone in this oil town for nearly a century. But the frenzy gripping it now is different - and overwhelming.

Retailers Up Their Game After Toys R Us Closures
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Retailers Up Their Game After Toys R Us Closures

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 14
When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood. Retailers, on the other hand, saw an opportunity.

50 Years After Fists: Who Would Listen, Who Would Care?
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50 Years After Fists: Who Would Listen, Who Would Care?

By Eddie Pells | Oct 14
Two men stood together, utilizing the worldwide platform that only the Olympics can provide, to call attention to the struggle they shared with fellow Americans during a divisive, seemingly intractable period in their country's history.

Israeli Frankincense Farmer Cashes In on Rare Honey

Israeli Frankincense Farmer Cashes In on Rare Honey

By Ilon Ben Zion | Oct 13
An Israeli farmer has cashed in by making exotic honey from a rare tree that produces frankincense — the resin once worth its weight in gold and venerated in the Bible.

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