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Justice Dept. Seeks New Tool Against Data Fraud

Justice Department officials are pressing Congress for a new law to help them prosecute criminals overseas who traffic in stolen credit cards.

09/12/2014

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Texas Voter ID Decision Not Expected Before Nov. Elections

A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law.

09/02/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Decision Expected Friday On Gates At Love Field Airport

For travelers at Dallas Love Field, a lot is at stake: Competition and the airfares you pay. Why else would the CEO’s of both Southwest Airlines and Virgin America attend Wednesday’s Dallas city council briefing?

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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Virgin America Founder Rallies Support For Love Field Gates

Virgin America founder Sir Richard Branson knows how to attract attention. On Monday night, Branson returns to North Texas to hold a rally in Dallas to build support for the airline’s move to Love Field Airport.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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Political Turbulence Over Future Of 2 Gates At Dallas Love Field

The stakes are high and seem to be increasing in the battle over two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport. Top executives from three airlines attended the City Council’s Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee meeting at Dallas City Hall.

CBS 11–04/28/2014

The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

Sources: Justice Department Investigating GM Recall

General Motors faced more pressure over its handling of a deadly defect in certain compact cars Tuesday as word leaked of a criminal investigation and two congressional committees opened probes into the matter.

03/11/2014

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.

02/10/2014

The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Ex-BP Engineer, Texan Convicted On One Obstruction Charge

The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department’s sweeping probe of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.

12/18/2013

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Long-Awaited AA Bankruptcy Plan Decision Expected This Week

After a two-hour hearing on Monday, a federal bankruptcy court judge said he needs more time to decide whether to approve American Airlines bankruptcy plan.

CBS 11–11/25/2013

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Justice Department Settles Lawsuit, Clears Way For AA-US Airways Merger

After months of legal turbulence, it will soon be smooth flying for American Airlines and US Airways.
The U.S. Justice Department has settled its lawsuit, clearing the way for the airlines’ $14 billion merger.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

American, US Airways Aim To Settle Merger Lawsuit

People familiar with the discussions say American Airlines and US Airways will propose giving up some takeoff and landing rights at Washington’s Reagan National Airport in hopes of settling a government lawsuit blocking their merger.

10/30/2013

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