Steve Inskeep

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How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

Monday, May 29, 2017

Why have dozens of great white sharks turned up around Southern California beaches recently? Finding the answer led to a close-up view of a baby great white shark — and the researcher who caught her.

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Iran Prison Atlas' Database Keeps Track Of Iranian Political Prisoners

Monday, May 22, 2017

The organization, United For Iran, publishes the Iran Prison Atlas. It's a website collecting information about Iranians described as political prisoners.

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On Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative Return

Friday, May 19, 2017

Iran's reform-minded president, Hassan Rouhani, is up for re-election. Subtle changes in Iranian society are evident in the burgeoning tech sector. But conservatives say Rouhani has changed too much.

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Iranian Vote On Friday Will Decide If Rouhani Gets A Second Term

Friday, May 19, 2017

President Hassan Rouhani won a surprise victory in 2013, and went on to make a nuclear deal with the West. It was a historic shift in relations with Iran's longtime enemy, the United States.

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On Election Day, Taking Stock Of Free Expression In Iran

Friday, May 19, 2017

Iranians are voting Friday on whether to re-elect the country's president, Hassan Rouhani, who has promised greater freedom for a country dominated by conservative Muslim clerics.

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Morning News Brief: Rosenstein Briefs Senators, Trump In Saudi Arabia, Iran Election

Friday, May 19, 2017

Senators say the deputy attorney general knew Trump planned to fire James Comey before writing a memo. Also, Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post previews Trump's Saudi Arabia trip, and Iran votes.

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Voters Divided On The Final Day Of Campaigning In Iran

Thursday, May 18, 2017

We travel to the city of Qazvin in Iran to take the temperature of voters, who will decide to either give incumbent President Hassan Rouhani a second term or vote him out of office.

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The Rise Of The Internet-Based Economy Shows What's Changed In Iran

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

We explore Iran's burgeoning tech scene and what it means for President Hassan Rouhani's prospects for winning a second term.

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News Brief: Trump Accused Of Sharing Classified Data, Iran Election Preview

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reports suggest President Trump revealed classified information about ISIS to Russian officials at a White House meeting. A view from Iran ahead of the country's presidential election later this week.

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No More Neverland: A Senator's Guide To Raising American Adults

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

His new book about raising kids in America and the virtues of work and perseverance is "not an old man screaming, 'Get off my lawn!'" insists Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb. It's, "Work in my lawn."

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Sen. Sasse: Comey Firing 'Troubling' Amid 'Crisis Of Public Trust'

Friday, May 12, 2017

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that he will not yet call for an independent Russia investigation because it would be a "vote of no confidence" in the Senate panel's current probe.

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House Republicans To Bring Healthcare Overhaul Bill Back To The Floor

Thursday, May 04, 2017

NPR congressional correspondent Sue Davis has the latest on Republican plans to vote on repealing and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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'I Belonged Nowhere': A Story Of Displacement, From A Novelist Who Knows

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Salt Houses traces several generations of a displaced Palestinian family. Author Hala Alyan says she experienced firsthand the "intergenerational trauma that went along with losing a homeland."

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History Of Our Time: Making Sense Of This Moment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

It's been a disorienting year in many democracies, and the world is changing. NPR is asking writers, thinkers and political leaders to help chart how we got to this point and where we're headed.

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News Brief: Congress Returns, Mattis In Afghanistan, French Elections

Monday, April 24, 2017

The White House hopes lawmakers show movement on a tax overhaul and health care. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Afghanistan. And, 2 French presidential candidates will be in a runoff next month.

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In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.

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Set 40 Years In The Past, 'Guerrilla' Speaks Strongly To Today

Friday, April 14, 2017

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley's new series is set in the U.K. during the 1970s, when immigrants of color from former colonies were coming there for work, but finding little opportunity.

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To Ray Davies, America Is Still A Land Of Opportunity

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The former Kinks leader speaks with Steve Inskeep about Americana, a musical distillation of his sometimes tumultuous life as British rock star in the U.S.

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The Remains Of President James K. Polk May Get A Fourth Resting Place

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Polk, who provoked war with Mexico, is buried on the Tennessee state Capitol grounds, his third burial place since he was laid to rest in 1849.

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Judge Neil Gorsuch Sums Up His Philosophy In 7 Words

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

On Day 2 of his confirmation hearing, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee answers one question before the Senate Judiciary Committee with this: "I have one client, it's the law."

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