How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSA

Millions of Americans dread going to the airport. Surging passenger volumes and declining numbers of screeners have led to security lines that can average over an hour in length. Thousands of passengers are missing flights daily. Meanwhile, airports and airlines are struggling to contain passenger anger. One airline trade group asked passengers to troll the Transportation Security Administration by tweeting of long lines with the hashtag #ihatethewait.

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As bodies return from Everest, relatives struggle to cope

Climbers on Friday found the body of one of two Indians who went missing near the top of Mount Everest, while a helicopter brought back the body of an Australian woman who died on the mountain. Worsening weather was forcing everyone to descend to safety, with the last missing climber presumed dead.

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Chinoe Road lemonade stand repeats history

When Sarah Chrisman Gipe was about six years old, a picture of her lemonade stand made it into the pages of the Herald-Leader. Thirty years later her daughters teamed up with their neighbors to run a stand of their own at Gipe's childhood home.
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High school seniors speak on significance of graduation

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