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Furloughs cause delays
A long line of passengers wait to enter the security checkpoint before boarding their aircraft at Reagan National Airport in Washington. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs, which started Sunday, are intended to cut staffing by 10 percent to save $200 million of $637 million the agency needs to pare from its budget. Of 47,000 employees facing furloughs, which are expected to last through September, nearly 13,000 are air traffic controllers.