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Executive Order Ban Leaves Travelers In Disarray At Chicago Airport

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Crime scene tape hangs in front of a vacant lot where a shooting occurred in December. President Trump tweeted last night about Chicago gun violence, saying he'll "send in the Feds" if the city doesn't fix the carnage. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicagoans See Fed Role In Fighting Crime Wave — But Not On Streets

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Airline Technology Glitches Annoy And Delay Customers

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Secretary of Transportation-designate Elaine Chao testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Listening are her father, James Chao, left, and husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Zach Gibson/AP hide caption

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Regulators Want Truckers, Train Operators Tested For Sleep Apnea

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United Airlines will offer cheaper airfares in 2017 but the trade-off will be giving up some of the few remaining perks of air travel, like putting a carry-on suitcase in the overhead bin or getting an assigned seat. Damian Davies/Getty Images hide caption

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United's 'Basic Economy' Aims To Compete With Discount Airlines

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Trump Criticizes Boeing Deal To Develop New Air Force One

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San Francisco Bay area voters recently approved a sales tax increase to upgrade the aging BART system. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Voters Backed Transit Funds. Will Congress OK Trump Infrastructure Plan?

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Indiana Working-Class Voters Hope Trump Will Deliver On Jobs Promises

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Cleveland Indians Lead World Series 2-1 After Beating Chicago Cubs 1-0

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At cemeteries across Chicago, Cubs fans are leaving flags, pennants, flowers and balloons alongside the headstones of departed fans. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Cubs Fans Decorate Gravesites Of Loved Ones Across Chicago Area

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Cubs Fans Celebrate Team's First World Series Appearance In 71 Years

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On Baseball's Biggest Stage, 2 Lovable Losers Square Off To Become The Champ

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