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Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

In Mideast Chaos, Netanyahu Sees Opportunity

Thursday, October 02, 2014

In an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Arab countries "no longer view Israel as an enemy but a potential partner."

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Burger King Announces Merger With Tim Hortons, Move To Canada

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As part of the $11 billion deal, Burger King will transfer its headquarters to Ontario and cut its tax bill considerably.

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A Somber Show Of Support At Michael Brown's Funeral

Monday, August 25, 2014

It's been two weeks since the 18-year-old was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo. Large crowds are expected to attend Brown's funeral Monday; his dad asked for peace after weeks of protests.

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Border Agency Chief Opens Up About Deadly Force Cases

Friday, July 18, 2014

Gil Kerlikowske, head of Customs and Border Protection, tells NPR that he is reviewing scores of incidents. "We need to be better at admitting when we're wrong or where we've made a mistake," he says.

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Jamil Ahmad, Who Published Debut Novel At 79, Dies At 83

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Wandering Falcon received high praise and was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize. (This piece initially aired June 16, 2011 on Morning Edition).

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Border Patrol Maintains Silence After Shootings

Friday, July 04, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to the mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot under a bridge that spans the border from El Paso, Texas, to Juarez, Mexico. (This piece aired on June 9, 2014 on Morning Edition.)

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After Shootings, Extended Silence: What The Border Patrol Hasn't Said

Monday, June 09, 2014

The agency has repeatedly used deadly force along the U.S.-Mexico border while providing little or no information. Steve Inskeep describes four notable killings that have raised questions.

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GM To Pay Record Fine Over Safety Recall

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Department of Transportation on Friday announced that it's ordering General Motors to pay a $35 million civil penalty for the handling of its ignition switch problems.

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Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

Friday, March 28, 2014

The city is so close to the U.S. border fence that it practically leans on it. Even as Tijuana diversifies, its economy still relies on the frontier. Its residents are the perfect border citizens.

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Crossing The Desert: Why Brenda Wanted Border Patrol To Find Her

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Initially, she ran from agents in her attempt to illegally enter the U.S. But after three days alone in the Arizona desert, Brenda lit a fire to get their attention. Her story is not uncommon.

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From Pancho Villa To Panda Express: Life In A Border Town

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Columbus, New Mexico, has a rich border history. Pancho Villa stormed across in 1916. Today, kids on the Mexico side take a bus — driven by the Columbus mayor — across the border to go to school.

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Principal Encourages Immigrant Students To Aim For Middle Class

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

At a rural high school outside El Paso, Texas, the principal tries to inspire poor immigrants or kids of immigrants to go to college, though many have never seen one.

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Troncoso Family Finds Success On U.S. Side Of Border With Mexico

Monday, March 24, 2014

Stories from the Morning Edition road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border continues with a stop in El Paso, Texas. The Troncoso family of Mexico crossed a quarter mile into the U.S. many years ago.

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On The Mend, But Wounds Of Violence Still Scar Juarez

Monday, March 24, 2014

Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is still difficult for many.

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The Rarely Told Stories Of Sexual Assault Against Female Migrants

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Arun Rath talks with Steve Inskeep about his road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border. Sexual assault has become more common for women who make the perilous trip across the desert into the U.S.

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Congressmen Are Bullish On The Borderlands

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The U.S.-Mexico border isn't just about immigration. Local politicians in El Paso, Texas, say their city is misunderstood. Being located across the river from Mexico is part of their potential.

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Always Watching: A Fragile Trust Lines The U.S.-Mexico Border

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Border Patrol agents seem to be everywhere along the U.S. side of the Mexican border, and residents are also on guard. Yet amid distrust and heavy surveillance, there is compassion.

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Intocable's Music Straddles The Border

Friday, March 21, 2014

Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep stops in Zapata, Texas, the hometown of the lead singer of Intocable, a band popular on both sides of the border.

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For Illegal Immigrants, Journey To U.S. Soil Cut Short

Friday, March 21, 2014

In the latest story from our Borderland series, we explore a section of the border fence near a wildlife refuge in Hidalgo, Texas, While there, the U.S. Border Patrol picks up 18 migrants.

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A U.S. Border Shelter That Attracts Asylum Seekers Far And Wide

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Nuns run La Posada Providencia, a shelter in south Texas, just across from Mexico. But the asylum seekers are a veritable United Nations, coming from places like Ethiopia, Albania and Nepal.

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