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UPS predicts 11 percent hike in December packages

(AP) — UPS expects to deliver more than 34 million packages on the busiest day of the holiday season, double the amount on a normal day.

Health overhaul's subsidies at Supreme Court 


(AP) — Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks

(AP) — Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire.

Stocks gain on higher profits, consumer confidence

(AP) — Earnings gains and higher consumer confidence numbers sent U.S. stock indexes higher.

FTC says AT&T misled customers with unlimited data

(AP) — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans.

Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power

(AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.

American, US Airways merging mile programs in '15

(AP) — American Airlines and US Airways will combine their frequent flier programs early next year and, for now, will continue to base free flights on how many miles customers fly.

US home price gains slow for 4th straight month

(AP) — U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead.

US consumer confidence rose in October

(AP) — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, as solid job gains raised expectations for economic growth.

Macy's to head overseas with branch in Abu Dhabi

(AP) — The Middle East is getting the world's first Macy's department store outside the United States, and just for good measure, its second Bloomingdale's too.