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There's Always A Cost Associated With Free Shipping

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A worker labels packages at a FedEx warehouse in Chicago. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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The Monumental Push Behind Getting That Package Delivered By Christmas

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Rush hour on Interstate 10 in El Paso, Texas. A federal report suggests America's interstates are worn, overused and highly congested. It also recommends billions of dollars in fixes. Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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McDonald's moved its corporate headquarters from the Chicago suburbs into the city. The new location is near two Chicago Transit Authority "L" stops, including Morgan Station, a 2012 addition to the system. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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'Talent Wants Transit': Companies Near Transportation Gaining The Upper Hand

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Indonesian Investigation On Air Crash Shows Pilots Struggled With Automated System

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Indonesian Officials Release Report On Air Crash That Killed 189 People

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Areas With Mass Transit See Job Growth, Research Indicates

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Security Lines Might Not Be So Bad At Airports This Holiday Season

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Airline Pilots Raise Training Concerns About Boeing's 737 Max

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An annual report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association notes that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient. Both Democrats and Republicans say they're willing to work together on a plan to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, transit and water systems. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Bridging The Partisan Divide: Can Infrastructure Unite Democrats And Republicans?

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FAA Warns Pilots Of Sensor Problems In Boeing 737s

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Despite a new congressional mandate to set minimum seat widths and legroom standards, the FAA is unlikely to expand airline seat size anytime soon. Johan Marengrd/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Cramped Legroom On Flights Unlikely To Change, Despite Congressional Mandate

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Bankruptcy Protection May Be Sears' Last Chance For Survival

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A bridge damaged by Hurricane Michael can be seen Friday in Mexico Beach, Fla. The most powerful hurricane ever known to have hit the Florida Panhandle has left transportation and communication infrastructure in shambles, slowing relief efforts. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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