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Steve Inskeep

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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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Pentagon May Take Over CIA's Drone Program

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Obama administration is taking steps to put the CIA's drone program under Pentagon control. The CIA has been covertly using drones to target and kill suspected terrorists. Putting the program under Pentagon control would make it more transparent and legally restricted.

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NCAA Tournament: Previewing Thursday's Games

Thursday, March 21, 2013

A host of Division 1 games gets underway in men's college basketball Thursday. That play begins a massive national overdose of basketball that will continue for several weeks.The competition will be held at four sites.

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President Obama Makes First Official Trip To Israel

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

President Obama's past relations with Israel's government have not always gone well. The two nations insist they've reached new levels of security cooperation. They have publicly debated issues ranging from Iran to the Mideast peace process.

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What Is The Effect Of Asking Americans To Think About The Greater Good?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Often times politicians pitch "the common good" when proposing changes to social policy. Psychologists now think this kind of appeal may backfire and actually unmotivate Americans. What is the effectiveness of different kinds of public appeals?

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Installation Mass Launches Pope Francis' Papacy

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

At a mass in St. Peter's Square, the pope appealed to political leaders of the world to protect the environment, the poor and the marginalized. Representatives of the world's major religions were present, as well as some 132 delegations from all over the world.

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Baghdad, A Decade Later

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ten years ago Tuesday, the aerial bombardment of Iraq began. It was the opening volley of a U.S.-led invasion that would topple the regime of Saddam Hussein. One of the questions is: Can Iraq's fragile democracy hold, as the region splits along sectarian lines?

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Selection Sunday Sets NCAA Tournament Brackets

Monday, March 18, 2013

The top seeds for the Men's Division I basketball tournament include Kansas, Louisville, Indiana and Gonzaga. The games begin Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, with the "First Four" games โ€” pitting the four lowest-seeded "at large" teams against the four lowest-seeded automatic qualifiers.

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Pakistani Advocate For The Poor Slain By Gunmen

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Steve Inskeep has a remembrance of Parveen Rehman, a Pakistani woman he meet there while reporting in 2008. Rehman was head of the Karachi-based Orangi Pilot Project, a research center that aids in the development of impoverished communities. She was killed on Wednesday at the age of 56.

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Venezuela To Display Chavez Body For Perpetuity

Friday, March 08, 2013

Funeral services will be held Friday for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died this week after a long battle with cancer. Dozens of presidents and dignitaries are in Caracas, including the leaders of some pariah countries that are adversaries of the United States.

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Employment Numbers Exceed Expectations

Friday, March 08, 2013

The U.S. added 236,000 jobs in February. The Labor Department report came as a surprise to most economists, who had been expecting about 160,000 jobs to be added.

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Bin Laden's Son-In-Law To Appear In U.S. Court

Friday, March 08, 2013

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is expected to appear in a Manhattan federal court Friday after he was detained in Jordan and sent to the United States. If he goes to trial, he would be one of the people with the closest connection to bin Laden to face trial in a U.S. court.

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Second-Person Narrator Tells Readers 'How To' Live, Love โ€” And Get Filthy Rich

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Mohsin Hamid chooses an unusual second-person structure throughout his new novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia. NPR's Steve Inskeep says that, though largely mute in a narrative told to an unnamed "you," the hero "speaks powerfully through his ambition and his longing."

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