David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.
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On National School Walkout Day, Students On Chicago's South Side Chant For Gun Reform

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News Brief: Justice Department Developments, National School Walkout, South Korea

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Students Walk Out Again To Protest Gun Violence

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What Happened On That Southwest Flight

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United Airlines planes parked at a terminal at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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After Passenger Dragging Last Year, Airlines Improved Performance

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A Boeing 737 MAX 7 makes its first flight from Renton Municipal Airport, on March 16 in Renton, Wash. Many of the MAX models will not be targeted by Chinese tariffs. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images hide caption

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In Granite City, Ill., 500 laid-off steelworkers are being called back to work, a result of President Trump's steep tariffs that go into effect Friday on imported steel. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Illinois Town Tries To Show It Is More Than Just Steel

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Illinois Steelworkers React To Tariffs

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Damage done to the Hoboken Terminal in New Jersey after a commuter train crash in September 2016. Federal investigators attribute this accident and one in New York to engineers' untreated sleep apnea. Chris O'Neil/AP hide caption

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An aerial view of the site in Cayce, S.C., where an Amtrak passenger train (bottom right) slammed into a CSX freight train early Sunday morning. At least two Amtrak crew members were killed and more than 100 people injured, authorities said. Jeff Blake/AP hide caption

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A service dog named Orlando rests on the foot of its trainer, John Reddan, while sitting inside a United Airlines plane at Newark Liberty International Airport during a training exercise last year. United Airlines wants to see more paperwork before passengers fly with an emotional support animal. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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