Thanksgiving Travelers Face New U.s. Airport Security

Thanksgiving travelers face new U.S. airport security

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Millions of Americans took to the skies on Wednesday for the start of the Thanksgiving holiday amid protests by some travelers about heightened security procedures.

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