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Steve Inskeep

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In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

Friday, February 12, 2016

The 14th century Persian poet Hafez remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of wine, romance and other topics not necessarily welcome in today's Islamic Republic.

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The Precarious Existence Of Iran's Sunni Muslims

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Shiite-majority Iran is home to millions of Sunnis, including the Sunni imam who opened his door to NPR's Steve Inskeep in Tehran. "We live together nicely," he insists. But he must speak with care.

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Iranians Remain Cautious After Lifting Of Some Western Sanctions

Friday, February 05, 2016

Iranians remain cautious about the future despite the lifting of some Western sanctions.

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Digging Deep To Build The Tallest Hotel In Iran

Friday, February 05, 2016

Ebrahim Pourfaraj started digging a giant hole in Tehran well before sanctions were lifted. He's betting Iran's economy will open up, attracting investors and visitors who've long been locked out.

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LISTEN: Billionaire Charles Koch Says He's Behind On Political Spending

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The organization of donors led by Charles and his brother David has vowed to spend $889 million to influence the 2016 election. Yet he suggested to NPR he is merely playing defense, not offense.

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In Kentucky, The Coal Habit Is Hard To Break

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The coal region of western Kentucky has managed to keep its mining industry alive through changing energy trends of the past few decades. That is, until now.

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LISTEN: Jeb Bush Says Trump Is 'A Creature Of Barack Obama'

Thursday, December 31, 2015

The former Florida governor offered up a theory on Donald Trump, which has provoked a lively debate on social media, in a year-ending interview with NPR News.

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LISTEN: The Man Who Picks British Bombing Targets In Syria

Friday, December 11, 2015

U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon tells NPR that he has insisted on personally signing off before Royal Air Force Tornado warplanes strike any target in the campaign against ISIS.

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Obama On Access To Weapons: 'It's Just Too Easy'

Thursday, December 03, 2015

President Obama spoke Thursday, calling for thoughts and prayers for the victims of Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, and saying "we all have a part to play" in preventing such violence.

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Planning, Other Details Make California Shooting 'A Really Strange Case'

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Investigators are combing through data for clues about motives in the San Bernardino attack. A married couple opened fire on a workplace holiday party and seemed to have planned at least the getaway.

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In Paris, Obama Is 'Optimistic' About Fighting Climate Change

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

After attending international climate negotiations, the president said, "I think the issue is just going to be the pace, and how much damage is done before we are able to fully apply the brakes."

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LISTEN: 'We Have An Obligation' To Refugees, Says Homeland Security Chief

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Jeh Johnson tells NPR's Morning Edition that the existing U.S. refugee program is "probably the most thorough, multilayered, time-consuming way for anyone to cross our borders."

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Did 'Hateful Rhetoric' Cause Shooting? Hear Planned Parenthood's Careful Response

Monday, November 30, 2015

In an interview on NPR's Morning Edition, Cecile Richards spoke about Friday's attack at a facility in Colorado Springs and about an "incredible escalation of harassment and intimidation" at clinics.

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U.S. Drug Giant Pfizer To Buy Ireland-Based Allergan

Monday, November 23, 2015

In one of the biggest health care mergers ever, Pfizer says it has clinched a deal to buy Allergan for over $150 billion. Pfizer says it plans to move its headquarters to Dublin to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Governor Who Started Stampede Against Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers

Friday, November 20, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a self-described pro-immigration Republican, was the first to ask for a pause on Syrian refugees to be relocated to his state.

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Did Vladimir Putin Just Trick Himself Into Solving Syria's War?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Diplomat Tony Blinken tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that settling the conflict in Syria may be the only honorable way for Russia to get out of its intervention in that country.

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Washington State Governor Says He Welcomes Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Jay Inslee is declining to join the many governors who say they don't want Syrian refugees within their borders.

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Invited By Obama To 'Pop Off,' John McCain Just Did

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

In an interview with Morning Edition, the Republican senator criticized the administration's strategy against ISIS, following the president's remarks Monday.

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Obama, Hollande Speak On Response To ISIS Attacks

Monday, November 16, 2015

Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Scott Horsley in Washington, D.C., and Eleanor Beardsley in Paris to discuss remarks by the American and French presidents about the Paris attacks.

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Update On French Airstrikes In Syria

Monday, November 16, 2015

France has struck back at ISIS. French warplanes hit the capital of the region controlled by the Islamic State, the Syrian city of Raqqa.

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