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

Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers Likely To Face Travel Challenges

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A steward and stewardess serving first-class passengers with drinks and refreshments on board a Boeing 747 in 1970. Fox Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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United Says Goodbye To Its Iconic 'Queen Of The Skies'

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Who Is George Papadopoulos?

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Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano updates the media on evacuation and search-and-rescue efforts on Oct. 11, as wildfires devastate the county. At a more recent news conference, Giordano struck down wildfire-related rumors circulating on social media. Paul Elias/AP hide caption

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Are Social Media Sites Doing Enough To Combat Rumors And False News?

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California Wildfires Further Burden The State's Housing Crisis

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In California, Many Wonder Why There Were No Mass Evacuation Alerts For Wildfires

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Firefighters Gain Ground On Wildfires Raging Across California

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Firefighters Make Progress In Calif. Wildfires As Death Toll Climbs

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9 Months Into Presidency, Trump Still Hasn't Offered Infrastructure Plan

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No Electricity Limits Flights And Relief Supplies Going To Puerto Rico

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St. Louis On Edge As Protesters Expected To Gather Again

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Houston's Tight Rental Market Makes It Tough For Low-Income Hurricane Victims

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A smokestack rises in the background over the East Houston community of Manchester, Texas, where the air was heavy with what smelled like gasoline after Hurricane Harvey in late August. The neighborhood is ringed by industrial sites. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Air Pollution From Industry Plagues Houston In Harvey's Wake

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Erik Budman hangs plywood at a Key Largo, Fla., business in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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Why Hurricane Irma's Winds Are An Extreme Worry For Florida

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