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U.S. Bans Commercial Drivers From Texting At Wheel

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TSA Officers Among Lowest Paid Of Federal Workers

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Senate Panels Delve Into Christmas Bomb Case

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Officials Take Blame For Christmas Day Security Gaps

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Obama's TSA Pick Withdraws From Consideration

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New Regulations: Safer Flying Or Privacy Intrusion?

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Vote On TSA Nominee Caught Up In Union Dispute

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U.S. Prepares For 2010 Census

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Lawmakers Question TSA On Security Breach

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Real ID Act Might Cause Real Hassles For Travelers

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Secret Service Chief: Couple Posed No Threat

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Critics Say Roads Safer, But Danger Still Lurks

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How Crash Tests Help Bring Traffic Deaths Down

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Virginia Gov. Denies Clemency For Sniper

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