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Passengers wait after the lights went out at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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Dillon Smith gets popcorn for customers in the concession stand at the TK/Starlite Drive-In Theater in Nebraska. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait In Line

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Chris Tuan tested conductive concrete on a 150-foot bridge near Lincoln, Neb., where he says it successfully de-iced the surface. University of Nebraska-Lincoln University Communications hide caption

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People crowd Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as evacuation is underway on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With A Hurricane Approaching Florida, Airline Algorithms Show No Sympathy

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Planes are parked at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Tuesday. The airport, which had been closed since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, opened with limited service on Wednesday. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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With Rain Lessening In Houston, Airports And Ports Begin Opening

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Charles Camiel looks into the camera for a facial recognition test before boarding his JetBlue flight to Aruba at Logan International Airport in Boston. Robin Lubbock/WBUR hide caption

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Facial Recognition May Boost Airport Security But Raises Privacy Worries

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Passengers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport wait in line for security screening in May 2016. A study released Monday found that U.S. airline quality is higher than ever, but air travelers may disagree. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Travelers go through the TSA PreCheck security point at Miami International Airport on June 2. The number of TSA PreCheck applicants has more than doubled owing to record security wait times. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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TSA PreCheck Applications Soar Amid Long Lines At Airports

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TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger prepares to testify during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers sought answers as to why long security lines persist at airports around the country. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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TSA Hopes To Speed Up Screening Lines This Summer, Administrator Tells Congress

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces an agreement to build a sixth runway at O'Hare International Airport, flanked by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta (left) and United Airlines President and CEO Oscar Munoz. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Airport workers rallied Monday for higher wages near LaGuardia Airport in New York City. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Airport Workers Around The Country Rally For Better Wages

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Alisha Lalani, 10, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., looks at her phone as her mother and brother check in for their flight to Miami at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Their flight was one of thousands delayed as a result of a technical glitch with an FAA automated system. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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