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United rolls out basic economy between Houston, Minneapolis-St. Paul

Basic economy passengers on both carriers can not change or cancel flights, and they are not eligible for upgrades. Even on the routes where American is selling the new fares, they are usually available only on a small number of flights " sometimes one or two a day " and on some days, none at all.

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Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law

Sen. The memos do not revoke President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , which allows immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children to remain and work in the United States. Under the new policy, if someone can't prove he or she has been living in the United States continuously for two years, they could now be eligible for expedited removal .

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John F. Kennedy postage stamp will be released Monday

Postal Service. The US Postal Service commemorated the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth by dedicating a forever stamp in his honor. A number of elected officials and Kennedy family members will be in attendance, including Sen.

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Two local Jewish Community Centers evacuated following bomb threats

News reports indicated that threats were received by JCCs in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin; St. Paul, Minnesota; Houston , Texas; Buffalo, New York; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Birmingham, Alabama. Jeff Van Nest, a spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation field office in Minneapolis, said the agency is aware of the threats and will coordinate with local police.

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Arrest in gruesome slayings of couple found in Peabody, Mass. basement

A spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office said the two were found Sunday after a woman ran out of the 19 Farm Ave. home and flagged down a vehicle that brought her to the state police barracks in Danvers late Saturday. She said no arrests have been made. The woman, had run out of the residence and caught a ride to the barracks with someone she had flagged down. The house is rented in the name of a 67-year-old disabled man, Fox News reports.

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Police expand search for suspect in 2 in girls' deaths

It's been seven days since the girls disappeared, six days since their bodies were found a couple of miles outside of town. A task force made up of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, state police and local law enforcement is investigating.