American Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport this month. Reports indicate that American Airlines has canceled somewhere between 2 and 5 percent of flights in recent days, reportedly blaming a surge in pilot sick days and maintenance write-ups by pilots. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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American Airlines Fliers Fed Up As Labor Clash Rages

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American Airlines Warns It's Eliminating Jobs

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Smoke Cleared, Texas Gun Owners Remain Wary

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Volunteers check in a voter in Palo Pinto, Texas, in November 2008. The state is using a list from the Social Security Administration to purge dead voters from its election rolls. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Texans Bereaved Over 'Dead' Voter Purge

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Abortion-rights opponents outside a Planned Parenthood of North Texas event in Fort Worth in February. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Texas can defund Planned Parenthood clinics because the organization provides abortions. David Kent/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Court Paves Way For Texas Planned Parenthood Cuts

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Dallas Turns To Aerial Spraying To Control West Nile

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When The Ship Comes In To Brownsville, Rip It Up

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Pedestrians stand along the River Walk in San Antonio, Texas, in May. The state has gotten a reprieve from more than a year of drought. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Rain Over Texas Quenches Dry Lone Star State

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Will American emerge from bankruptcy as a stand-alone airline, or will it merge with US Airways? An American spokesman says it's considering all options. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In Bankruptcy, American Airlines Looks At All Options

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It Was A Gloomy June For Many Retailers' Sales

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James Bendele runs the Falcon Lake Tackle Shop in Zapata, Texas. Bass fishermen flock to the lake, despite the presence of a Mexican drug cartel. Wade Goodwyn hide caption

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Lake Lures Fishermen ... And Drug Traffickers

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Almost 70 years ago, Dorothy Flood was denied access to a train dining car because she was black. Now, after finally dining in a first-class car, she says she'll never ride another train again. Rachel Greiman/Jeremy Bloom's Wish of a Lifetime hide caption

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With One Wish, Banishing Memories Of Jim Crow

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Republican candidates for U.S. Senate (from left) Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz participate in a debate on April 13 in Dallas. Brad Loper/The Dallas Morning News/AP hide caption

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Texas Senate Hopefuls Woo Republicans Of All Stripes

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Protesters in San Antonio argue against efforts to cut Planned Parenthood from Texas' Women's Health Program in March. Helen L. Montoya/San Antonio Express-News hide caption

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As Texas Cuts Funds, Planned Parenthood Fights Back

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Michael Morton and his mother, Patricia Morton, in October after a judge announced him free on bond after nearly 25 years in prison for a wrongful conviction. Courtesy of The Williamson County Sun hide caption

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Free After 25 Years: A Tale Of Murder And Injustice

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