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American Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flights To China

American Airlines announced new non-stop flights to China from DFW International Airport.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

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

AA & US Air Won’t Challenge Ruling In Merger Lawsuit

American Airlines and US Airways won’t appeal a rejection of their request for more information about the government’s antitrust case.

10/14/2013

Feb. 16: Cycling's most famous face, Lance Armstrong, retired "for good," racking up seven consecutive Tour de France victories. His career was not without controversy, however. His retirement was announced amid doping charges from the U.S. federal government. (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Feds Urge Judge To Allow Armstrong Case To Proceed

Justice Department lawyers urged a federal judge not to dismiss the government’s fraud lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, arguing the U.S. Postal Service was tainted by its sponsorship of his team while he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2013

Hundreds of American Airlines employees rally in Washington D.C. to support the proposed merger with U.S. Airways. (credit: CBS 11 News/Jack Fink)

Airlines Want To Know Why U.S. Approved Previous Mergers

American Airlines and US Airways want to know why the federal government allowed previous airline mergers but seeks to block theirs.

09/20/2013

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Hispanic Group, NAACP Join Texas Voter ID Lawsuit

The Mexican American Legislative Caucus and the Texas NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn the state’s Voter ID law, joining the Justice Department in fighting the law.

09/17/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Delays Approval Of American Airlines Bankruptcy Plan

A federal judge has refused to approve American Airline’s reorganization plan, which would allow it to exit bankruptcy.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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Gov’t Seeks To Delay Airline-Merger Trial Until March

The U.S. government wants to wait until March for a trial on its lawsuit aimed at blocking the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

08/27/2013

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NAACP LDF To Join Federal Lawsuit Over Texas Voter ID

The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.

08/27/2013

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Controversial Texas Voter ID Law Likely Enforced Next Week

Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.

08/23/2013

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DFW Chambers Of Commerce Show Support For AA/US Airways Merger

Two North Texas Chamber of Commerce presidents tell Attorney General Greg Abbott to back off when it comes to the American Airlines/US Airways merger.

08/19/2013

Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station on August 10, 2010. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dallas Based Luminant Sued For Pollution

The Justice Department has filed a clean-air lawsuit against Dallas-based Luminant Generation over pollution from two coal-fired East Texas power plants.

08/17/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Texas AG Explains State’s Lawsuit To Block AA/US Airways Merger

In his first remarks, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott seeks to explain why his office joined the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.

08/16/2013

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