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Steve Inskeep

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World Series Heads Back To Boston With Red Sox Ahead

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Boston Red Sox took the lead in the World Series with a 3-1 win Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox now have a 3-2 edge as the Series moves back to Boston.

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Saudi Women Get In Driver's Seat To Protest Ban

Monday, October 28, 2013

Dozens of women in Saudi Arabia drove cars Saturday in open protest against the kingdom's ban on women driving. NPR's Deborah Amos, who has been covering the story, speaks with Steve Inskeep about the outcome and implications of the protest.

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Shutdown-Delayed Jobs Report To Be Released

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

On Tuesday, the Labor Department will release the monthly jobs report — more than two weeks later than usual. The September report was delayed by the government shutdown.

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World War II Veteran Honored Decades Later

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

World War II veteran Phillip Coon received three medals Monday night in a quiet ceremony at Tulsa International Airport.

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Obama To Address Health Care Website Problems

Monday, October 21, 2013

President Obama delivers a statement Monday about the technical issues consumers have been experiencing in signing up online for health exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson for a look ahead at the president's remarks and a sense of what the political impact has been so far.

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Syrian Refugees Voice Opinions On Airstrike Debate

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Perhaps no one has more of a stake in the outcome of the airstrike debate than the people of Syria. How are Syrian refugees in Lebanon reacting to the possibility of a U.S. military strike against the Assad government?

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Pentagon Prepares For Strikes On Syria

Monday, September 09, 2013

President Obama has asked Congress for the authority to attack, citing evidence that Syria's government used chemical weapons against its own people. Planners must tailor strikes that are not too aggressive to satisfy legislators who don't want the Syria crisis to escalate. But they must develop plans that would be robust enough to make a difference in the war to satisfy others.

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Obama Uses G-20 Summit To Gather Support On Syria

Friday, September 06, 2013

The G-20 meeting draws to a close on Friday, overshadowed by the crisis in Syria. President Obama continues to try, both at home and abroad, to build support for a U.S. military strike on Syria.

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Fed Watches Friday's Jobless Data For Signs To End Stimulus

Friday, September 06, 2013

The jobless rate dipped to 7.3 percent in August as 169,000 jobs were added to public and private payrolls, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated. This report has taken on special significance because it could affect the Federal Reserve's plan to begin phasing out its bond-buying program.

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French Parliament To Debate U.S.-Led Strikes In Syria

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

French lawmakers on Wednesday will debate how to respond to an alleged chemical attack in Syria. France made public intelligence documents suggesting the Syrian government was behind the attack. At the same time, the French newspaper, Le Figaro, published an interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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Many In Washington Were Surprised By Obama's Syria Decision

Monday, September 02, 2013

President Obama on Saturday announced that he would wait on military action against Syria until members of Congress could vote on the resolution. Congress still has a week to go before its recess ends and lawmakers can discuss the matter.

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2 Syrian Rebels Share Their Stories

Friday, June 21, 2013

U.S. and European officials meet on Saturday to decide how to increase their aid to the rebels in Syria. The U.S. is deepening its involvement in Syria's Civil War. Steve Inskeep, who recently was in Syria reporting for Morning Edition, has the story of two rebels.

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Obama To Renew Call To Reduce Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

President Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday before giving a speech at Berlin's historic Brandenburg Gate. Fifty years ago next week, President Kennedy declared his support for the citizens of West Germany in his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech.

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G-8 Leaders Wrap Up Summit In Nothern Ireland

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The G-8 leaders reached some agreement on steps to shore up the still-weak global economy. But Russia remains an outlier in the group when it comes to addressing the bloody civil war in Syria.

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Voters Head To The Polls To Pick New President In Iran

Friday, June 14, 2013

Iranians headed to the polls on Friday to elect a new president. Many people there feel the outcome won't make much difference since the reins of power will remain with the Supreme Leader, Ayatolah Khamenei. Analysts will be closely watching voter turn-out.

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Voters Cast Ballots In Iran's Presidential Election

Friday, June 14, 2013

It's Iran's first presidential election since the stunning vote in 2009. Back then, a surprisingly early declaration of victory for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked a wave of protests, followed by years of government repression.

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As Sanctions Squeeze, Iranians Keep Improvising

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Whoever wins Iran's presidential election will face a major challenge: how to revive a struggling economy that is facing tough international sanctions. Iranians have been finding ways around the punitive measures for decades, but are they running out of options?

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Iran's Election May Not Really Be About Picking A President

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The candidates vying to become the next president of the Islamic Republic are holding rallies and making promises. But voters have limited choices Friday, and some candidates and voters speak of a redefined purpose for the election: as a social instrument, as a memory of better times.

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Despite Limited Election Choices, Iranians Eager To Be Heard

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Iran's clerical rulers have sought to carefully manage this Friday's presidential election. Only a handful of officially approved candidates were allowed on the ballot. This narrow range of candidates has left many Iranians discouraged, and they're not afraid to say so.

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Za'atar: A Spice Mix With Biblical Roots And Brain Food Reputation

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

This alluring spice mix has an incredible aroma and deep roots in the Middle East. For centuries, people have been eating za'atar not just for its savory taste but also for its reputed health benefits. Modern research confirms it's packed with antioxidants.

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