David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

NPR Reporter Witnesses One Of Chicago's Latest Shootings

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Deadly Storms Rip Through Southern States

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For Short Trips, Intercity Buses Horn In On Airline Customers

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Safety advocates have been pressuring Canadian and U.S. officials to create new safety standards for tank cars and to make old DOT-111s like this one more puncture-resistant. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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The Long Wait On Safety Rules For The 'Soda Can' Of Rail Cars

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The view inside Wrigley Field during a 1959 Cubs game. The stadium was built in 1914 and celebrates its centennial this year. AP hide caption

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Chicago Celebrates A Century Of Baseball At Wrigley Field

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NLRB Sides With College Football Players Hoping To Unionize

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Search Planes Fail To Locate Objects Spotted By Satellite

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Off Australia, Searchers Find Possible Clues To Airliner Mystery

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A Boeing 787 performs a demonstration flight in 2013. Battery fires, software failures and incomplete pieces have plagued the new high-tech plane. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Problems Linger For Boeing's Flagship 787 Airliner

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Amtrak trains on the Empire Builder route, which stops in Williston, N.D., have been facing long delays. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Amtrak Fights Big Oil For Use Of The Rails

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Documents Reveal Decades Of Child Abuse Among Some Chicago Priests

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Great Lakes Solution To Asian Carp Issue Would Be Costly

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Midwestern States Sort Through Aftermath Of Scores Of Tornadoes

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Japanese Airlines Makes Deal To Buy Airbus Planes

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