WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued to stop United Continental Holdings Inc from taking over 24 take-off and landing slots at Newark Liberty International Airport, an action that could thwart United's expansion at its New Jersey hub. In what was essentially a slot swap, United took over Newark slots controlled by Delta Air Lines Inc in October, while Delta took United slots at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is responding well to cancer treatment and there is no evidence of new malignancy, the Carter Center said on Tuesday. Carter, 91, started treatment in August for melanoma that had spread from his liver to his brain. After recent tests, doctors at Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute gave Carter "good news," the Carter Center said in a statement.