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Steve Inskeep

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U.S. Point Man On Syria Meets With Rebels Inside Syria

Friday, May 10, 2013

Ambassador Robert Ford crossed into northern Syria on Wednesday. The secret visit was confirmed by Syrian activists at the media office at the Bab al-Salama crossing on the Turkish frontier.

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Violence Mutes Campaigning Ahead Of Pakistani Elections

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Pakistan has seen its share of wild political events: military coups, uprisings against dictators and even the occasional flash of democracy. But it has never seen this: An elected government has finished a full term, and is about to be replaced by another elected government in elections this weekend. The threat of attacks, however, has shut down large public rallies.

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Obama Answers Questions On Syria, Guantanamo, More

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

President Obama held a news conference at the White House on Tuesday morning.

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Attention In Washington Shifts To Syria And Chemical Weapons

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Obama administration has acknowledged that chemical weapons have been used in the war in Syria. That assessment has unleashed a wave of criticism of the president's handling of the Syrian situation.

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FAA Expected To Gain Flexibility On Budget Cuts

Friday, April 26, 2013

The Senate has passed a bill to give the Department of Transportation more flexibility in how it makes the mandatory cuts of the sequester. Hundreds of flights were delayed this week after the FAA furloughed air traffic controllers, setting off a political storm.

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Ricin Case: Charges Dropped Against Miss. Man

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The federal probe of poisoned letters sent to President Obama and others has taken an abrupt change of course. On Tuesday, U.S. prosecutors dropped charges against the Mississippi man first arrested in the case. FBI agents have taken their search for clues to another man's house in Tupelo.

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Italian Government's Political Deadlock May End

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Eight weeks after an exceptionally tight election, Italy still has no government. While the deadlock may be broken this week, the battle has wounded Italy's political establishment.

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Probe To Determine Depth Of Boston Bombing Plot

Monday, April 22, 2013

A big break for investigators in the Boston Marathon bombing case was a surveillance video.There are some new details of what's on the video.

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Police Chase Bombing Suspects Through Suburbs

Friday, April 19, 2013

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Dina Temple-Raston for the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.

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Search And Rescue Ongoing After Texas Plant Explosion

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A fertilizer plant exploded near Waco, Texas, Wednesday night. Officials report between five and 15 people were killed, and more than 160 wounded.

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Blast Rips Through West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A fertilizer plant exploded near Waco, Texas, Wednesday night. The explosion at West Fertilizer in downtown West, a community about 20 miles north of Waco, happened around 7 p.m. and could be heard as far away as Waxahachie, 45 miles to the north.

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FBI Encourages Public To Turn Over What They May Know

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston office Rick DesLauriers hopes someone, somewhere heard something that will point to a suspect in the Boston Marathon attack. Three people were killed Monday in the attack.

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IAEA Team Probes Fukushima's Radioactive Water

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency is in Japan visiting the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The visit comes a week after reports emerged that large amounts of radioactive water had leaked from reservoirs where it was being stored.

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Venezuela's Presidential Election Remains Disputed

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The government declared Nicolas Maduro the winner Sunday night. He's the man picked by the late Hugo Chavez to become president. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles is challenging his narrow defeat.

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Venezuelan Humorist Engages Kidnappers In Election Dialogue

Friday, April 12, 2013

A not-so-funny thing happened earlier this week to Venezuelan humorist Laureano Marquez. He was kidnapped just before a scheduled interview with NPR. After being released unharmed, Marquez talks to Morning Edition about his ordeal and about politics in Caracas ahead of Sunday's presidential election.

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Presidential Candidates Wrap Up Campaigns In Venezuela

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Audie Cornish talks to Steve Inskeep of Morning Edition from Venezuela about the country's presidential election. Thursday is the last day for the candidates to campaign. Venezuelans will choose a new president, replacing the late Hugo Chavez, on Sunday.

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How Hugo Chavez's Policies Affected Ordinary Venezuelans

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Ahead of this weekend's election to elect a successor to the late President Hugo Chavez, Morning Edition visits a poor neighborhood that was a center of support for Chavez during his 14 years in power.

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Hugo Chavez's Legacy Looms Over Venezuelan Election

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Morning Edition is in Venezuela ahead of Sunday's vote to elect a successor to the late President Hugo Chavez. Interim President Nicolas Maduro is running as Chavez's heir apparent. The opposition candidate is Henrique Capriles.

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North Korea Bars South Korean Workers From Factory

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

The North's move to block South Korean workers from getting to a jointly run factory is a familiar way for the communist state to show its displeasure. But it comes at a time when tensions are as high as they've been in years.

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Nigeria's Outspoken Writer Chinua Achebe Dies At 82

Friday, March 22, 2013

Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe, who played a critical role in establishing post-colonial African literature, has died. The author of Things Fall Apart was 82.

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