Milestones

ARRIVED AT

By the U.S. Justice Department, a deal to end its dispute with US Airways and American Airlines over their proposed merger, after a months-long standoff. Two courts must now approve it.

DIED

Leonard Herzenberg, 81, leading stem-cell researcher and geneticist responsible for creating the fluorescence-activated cell sorter, a device capable of isolating individual cells for study and analysis.

DIED

Penn Kimball, 98, journalist who sued the U.S. government in 1984 after learning that he and his wife had been declared security risks. The FBI, CIA and State Department agreed to trash the flimsy files.

DIED

Kermit Moore, 84, African-American...

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