Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Sen. Jeff Flake: 'As Conservatives, Our First Obligation Is To Be Honest'

Monday, July 31, 2017

A new book by the Republican from Arizona details where he thinks the GOP has gone wrong. Flake wrote the book in secret because he didn't want his advisers to try to talk him out of it.

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News Brief: Trump Urges Repeal Of Obamacare; Turkish Journalists On Trial

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

President Trump pressures Senate Republicans to keep their promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In Turkey, 17 journalists from the country's oldest independent newspaper go on trial.

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Morning News Brief: Russia Probes, Louisville Clinic Protests

Monday, July 24, 2017

House and Senate investigations into any links between Russia and the Trump campaign continue. Protests erupt outside Kentucky's last clinic that performs abortions.

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Despite Climate Change Setbacks, Al Gore 'Comes Down On The Side Of Hope'

Monday, July 24, 2017

Even though President Trump promised to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Al Gore still sees an "excellent chance" of meeting the accord's commitments to reduce global warming.

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Iran's Foreign Minister Discusses Sanctions, Bashar Assad

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Several journalists were invited to put questions to Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday in New York. He talked about sanctions and the war in Syria.

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Tight On Wall Space, SFMOMA Will Text Its Art To You Instead

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art can only display a fraction of its collection at any given time. Now, you can text a word or emoji and the museum will send back a corresponding work of art.

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News Brief: Health Care Bill Is Dead, Russian Compound Discussions

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

When 2 GOP senators said they would vote no on a bill to replace Obamacare, it effectively killed the bill. U.S. and Russian diplomats are discussing 2 Russian compounds that U.S. authorities seized.

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News Brief: GOP Health Bill Vote Postponed, Iran Sentences U.S. Citizen

Monday, July 17, 2017

A vote on the Senate's health care bill has been delayed. An American graduate student who disappeared in Iran months ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to an Iranian news agency.

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What Can Bring Jobs To Coal Country?

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A new coal mine opened in western Pennsylvania and is expected to employ at least 70 people. But workers and employers in Somerset County say more is needed to bring economic opportunity.

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Somerset County's Declining Economy

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A new coal mine opened in western Pennsylvania and is expected to employ at least 70 people. We travel to Somerset County to look at what it will take to bring economic opportunity to rural America.

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News Brief: North Korea Launches Missile, States Won't Supply Voter Data

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

It hasn't been confirmed, but North Korea says it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile. At least 41 states say they won't hand over information to Trump's election commission.

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News Brief: Trump CNN Tweet Is Criticized, Latest Vatican Shake-Up

Monday, July 03, 2017

It seems President Trump's frustration with his party and the news media is growing. At the Vatican over the weekend, the cardinal who headed the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was ousted.

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News Brief: Police Acquittal, Trump Rally, Kushner In Middle East

Thursday, June 22, 2017

An-ex Milwaukee police officer was found not guilty in the shooting death of a motorist. President Trump returned to the campaign trail. Presidential adviser Jared Kushner is working on peace talks.

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What Churchill And Orwell Had In Common: Both Could Say, 'My Side Is Wrong'

Friday, June 16, 2017

In his new book, journalist Tom Ricks explains how the conservative British politician and the leftist author of 1984 challenged their respective political parties.

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News Brief: Status Of Special Counsel, Qatar Under Economic Blockade

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A friend of Donald Trump suggested in a PBS interview that Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. Qatar is under an economic blockade after some Arab states severed ties with it.

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Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.

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Top 20 Percent Of Americans 'Hoard The American Dream'

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Steve Inskeep speaks with Richard V. Reeves, author of the book Dream Hoarders, which argues that the wealthiest 20 percent of Americans unfairly grab opportunities for themselves and their children.

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'Morning Edition' Sports Commentator Frank Deford Dies At 78

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Hall of Fame sportswriter was public radio's scholar of sports for some 37 years before hanging up his cleats earlier this year. Deford died Sunday at the age of 78 at his home in Key West, Fla.

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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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