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Steve Inskeep

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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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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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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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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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Remembering The Alamo With A Texas Historian

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

At The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, historian Frank de la Teja explains how the dividing line between the United States and Mexico came to be drawn where it is.

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Borderland: A Journey Along The Changing Frontier

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep traveled the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to explore how the two countries are linked — and how they are separated.

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Ancient Syrian City A Wasteland Of Modern Violence

Sunday, February 02, 2014

The ancient Syrian city of Homs was one of the first parts of the country to rise up against the Assad regime. Now, it's very difficult for western reporters to visit the city. We take a rare glimpse inside the city, from spring 2013, when the fighting was already fierce. (This story originally aired on Morning Edition on June 3, 2013.)

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Mexican Authorities Recover Stolen Radioactive Material

Thursday, December 05, 2013

A Mexican truck carrying radioactive material was hijacked and couldn't be located for two days. The truck was found empty on Wednesday and later the radioactive material was located separately. It's unclear if the thieves knew what they were stealing.

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Biden Visits China Amid Tension With Japan

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden holds a second day of talks with Chinese leaders in Beijing on Thursday amid increasing tensions over the East China Sea. While he was visiting Japan earlier in the week, Biden criticized China's actions in declaring an Air Defense Identification Zone over disputed islands in the area. The issue has cast a pall over Biden's visit to Beijing, with official Chinese media accusing the vice president of taking Japan's side in the territorial dispute.

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NFL To Probe Culture Of Hazing, Harassment

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The National Football League is investigating reports of harassment by members of the Miami Dolphins. The team suspended lineman Richie Incognito indefinitely for "conduct detrimental to the team." That conduct is tied to allegations of continued harassment made by teammate Jonathan Martin, who abruptly left the team last week.

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Study Sheds Light On Criminal Activity During Time Change

Monday, November 04, 2013

Over the weekend, most areas of the U.S. observed Daylight Saving Time. The clocks were turned back one hour, and an hour of daylight was moved from the evening to the morning. New research indicates the time change has a big downside: an apparent increase in crimes.

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Palestinians Celebrate Release Of Prisoners

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Expectations are low for the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which Secretary of State John Kerry arm-twisted the reluctant sides into this summer. Yet there are some small steps taking place. On Wednesday morning, Palestinians were celebrating the release of prisoners from Israeli jails.

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Lawmakers To Grill Sebelius On Affordable Care Act

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is testifying Wednesday on Capitol Hill. She can expect some heated questions about the rugged rollout of the Affordable Care Act. President Obama, meanwhile, heads to Boston to talk about health care in the afternoon.

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