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Macy’s plans to add 85K seasonal holiday hiring workers

The pace of hiring at a retailer can serve as an indicator of expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the industry’s annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.

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Notre Dame to reduce carbon footprint after pope’s plea

The university plans to stop burning coal within five years and to cut its carbon footprint by more than half in the next 15 years in response to Pope Francis’ plea for bold action to curb climate change.

Pope Francis greets a child on a wheelchair during a meeting with a group of Cuban youth in Havana, Cuba, Sunday Sept. 20, 2015. Pope Francis met with Fidel Castro on Sunday before finishing the day with a vespers service in Havana's cathedral, and then meeting with the youths. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Pope marks special anniversary by flying to Cuba’s east

Pope Francis is marking a special personal anniversary by travelling to the Cuban city of Holguin, where he’ll emphasize another focus of his papacy, preaching the faith in places far from the international spotlight.