A US Airways plane rests near two American Airlines jets at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport last year. The combined carrier would be named American Airlines.
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August 13, 2013 The merger would create the country's largest airline, but the Justice Department says it would violate antitrust law.
May 28, 2013 A court filing says a deal could be announced by mid-June, bringing an end to a costly and embarrassing episode that first came to light when a Gallup insider blew the whistle.
Books from the Penguin publishing company are displayed in a book store in London.
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February 15, 2013 Also: The erotic writings of John Donne; Randi Zuckerberg gets a two-book deal; and the whimsical world of book sculpting.
November 10, 2011 Lapses by federal prosecutors in sharing evidence that could help defendants fight charges against them has been a nagging theme in recent years.
December 7, 2010 Earlier this year, an NPR investigation looked at how colleges and universities fail victims of sexual assault. Now a federal official says Washington, D.C., is doing more to address the problem. But advocates say it's still not enough.
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September 2, 2010 The U.S. sued Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for allegedly blocking its civil-rights probe.
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