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Justice Sues To Block US Airways-American Airlines Merger

Justice Sues To Block US Airways-American Airlines Merger

A merger of American Airlines and US Airways would violate U.S. antitrust law, the Justice Department, six state attorneys general and the District of Columbia allege in a lawsuit filed in Washington on Tuesday.

Russia Invites U.S. To A ‘Tank Biathlon’

Russia Invites U.S. To A ‘Tank Biathlon’

Russia has invited the U.S. to participate in a tank biathlon so that both nations may learn to play nice — with heavy artillery.

U.S. Declassifies Documents About Surveillance Programs

U.S. Declassifies Documents About Surveillance Programs

The National Security Agency declassified more documents that shed light on formerly secret programs that collect a vast amount of metadata on the phone calls made in the United States, as well as the electronic communication of foreigners.

Lincoln Memorial Closed After Being Splattered With Paint

Lincoln Memorial Closed After Being Splattered With Paint

“The chamber of the Lincoln Memorial is shut down Friday morning because of vandalism. U.S. Park Police tell WTOP the Lincoln statue and the floor inside the memorial was splattered with green paint,” the radio station reported. “They think the vandalism occurred at about 1:30 a.m.”

U.S. Is ‘Through The Worst Of Yesterday’s Winds,’ Obama Says

U.S. Is ‘Through The Worst Of Yesterday’s Winds,’ Obama Says

President Obama on Wednesday launched another effort to lay out his vision for with a midday speech at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., in which he hit themes familiar to those who followed his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.

Rolling Stone’s Tsarnaev Cover: What’s Stirring Such Passion?

Rolling Stone’s Tsarnaev Cover: What’s Stirring Such Passion?

Even before it hit newsstands, Rolling Stone’s latest cover caused controversy: It features a full-page photograph of alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sulking, his curly hair messily tossed in front of his eyes.

Hundreds gather for regional economic summit

Hundreds of business and political leaders from Canada, Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho have come up to Alaska to talk about what these places all have in common.

Wildfire Season So Far: Tragic, Destructive And Below Average

Wildfire Season So Far: Tragic, Destructive And Below Average

It may seem like wildfire Armageddon out there, given the tragic deaths of 24 wildland firefighters this year, more than 800 homes and businesses burned to the ground, nearly 1.6 million acres scorched and over 23,000 blazes requiring suppression.

NASA Has Shut Down Space Telescope Orbiting Earth

NASA Has Shut Down Space Telescope Orbiting Earth

NASA is sending a reliable servant into a retirement that will end with a fiery re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere in about 65 years.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Provision Of Voting Rights Law

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Provision Of Voting Rights Law

By a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act that establishes a formula to identify states that may require extra scrutiny by the Justice Department regarding voting procedures.