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US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department appears to focus on whether airlines illegally signaled to each other how …

Senators Bearing Arms – NYTimes.com

Whenever talk turns to gun control in Congress, lawmakers feel compelled to mention their love of weaponry. “I’m probably one of the few who have a pistol range in my backyard,” said Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont on Thursday, as he led a meeting of the Judiciary Committee on gun …