Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Morning news brief

Monday, January 24, 2022

The U.S. weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia. COVID cases decline sharply in areas of the Northeast and Midwest. Sarah Palin faces off against The New York Times Monday.

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Biden administration considers sending up to 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe

Monday, January 24, 2022

Russia continues to amass more than 100,000 soldiers along its border with Ukraine, and the country has announced plans for naval exercises along Ukraine's southern coast.

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John Mellencamp reflects on a world estranged on new album 'Strictly a One-Eyed Jack'

Friday, January 21, 2022

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp returns with his first album of original songs in five years, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack.

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News brief: Senate's filibuster issue, Texas hostage details, Iran nuclear talks

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Senate Democrats plow ahead with a showdown over the filibuster and voting rights. Details emerge about the hostage taking at a Texas synagogue. Efforts continue to revive the Iran nuclear deal.

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There are indications the latest COVID wave may soon begin to recede

Monday, January 17, 2022

Coronavirus cases are still at pandemic highs with more than 800,000 new cases reported daily. But there are signs this surge may begin to abate soon, and some places may already be past their peak.

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Ahead Of King's 'Dream' speech, D.C. officials planned for riots

Monday, January 17, 2022

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a conversation about how the city thought there would be riots during the March on Washington. Story originally aired on Aug. 28, 2008 on Morning Edition.

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News brief: Texas synagogue standoff, COVID surge, Boris Johnson woes

Monday, January 17, 2022

The FBI has identified the British man it says took hostages at a Texas synagogue. The pace of omicron infections may be subsiding. Britain's prime minister is fighting for his political life.

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News brief: vaccine-or-test ruling, Jan. 6 charges, Novak Djokovic

Friday, January 14, 2022

Supreme Court delivers two key decisions on vaccine rules. The Oath Keepers leader is charged with conspiracy in the Jan. 6 riot. Australia's revokes tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa again.

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The leader of the Oath Keepers is charged with conspiracy for Jan. 6 riot

Friday, January 14, 2022

The federal government has charged Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the Oath Keepers, and 10 others with seditious conspiracy in the most serious case to emerge from its probe into the Capitol attack.

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The surge of omicron cases in the U.S. may have started to peak

Friday, January 14, 2022

Researchers say signs are emerging that the omicron surge may have begun to peak in some parts of the country, and could peak nationally quickly. Others are more cautious.

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News brief: omicron overwhelms ERs, NATO-Russia talks, Trump interview

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The U.S. hits another COVID record. NATO officials meet with a Russian delegation to try to prevent another invasion of Ukraine. Pressed on election lies, ex-President Trump cuts NPR interview short.

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As the omicron surge overwhelms emergency rooms, hospitals can't keep up

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

In the U.S., more people are hospitalized for COVID-19 than at any other point in the pandemic. The omicron variant has slammed ERs, but doctors say this surge feels different than earlier ones.

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Pressed on his election lies, former President Trump cuts NPR interview short

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The former president blasted Republicans who have crossed him and kept up repeated election lies in an NPR interview.

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News brief: COVID tests, vaccine mandate hearing, Jan. 6 events

Friday, January 07, 2022

Rapid COVID-19 tests are in short supply and prices are increasing. The Supreme Court will review two of Biden's vaccine rules for workers. Not many Republicans attended Jan. 6 events on Capitol Hill.

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News brief: Jan. 6 a year later, American extremists, CDC's communication issues

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Members of Congress mark the attack on the U.S. Capitol a year ago. Experts monitoring extremist worry the U.S. is in a more dangerous place than a year ago. Examining the CDC's messaging problems.

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President Biden is scheduled to speak again with Russian President Putin

Thursday, December 30, 2021

President Biden and Russian President Putin on Thursday are expected hold their second call this month — amid Russia's continued military build-up near its border with Ukraine.

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News brief: Record COVID cases, Ghislaine Maxwell verdict, Biden-Putin call

Thursday, December 30, 2021

The U.S. hits a record number of COVID-19 cases. A British socialite is found guilty of helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls. President Biden and Russia's Putin are to speak on the phone.

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The CDC relaxes some of its COVID-19 isolation guidelines

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

As omicron continues to spread, the CDC loosened isolation guidelines. Some infectious disease experts say the revisions should come with stronger mask and testing requirements.

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News brief: isolation guidelines, John Madden, demand for new cars

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The new CDC isolation guidelines raise concerns among health experts. NFL Hall of Fame coach and iconic sports broadcaster John Madden dies at 85. Consumers are having a tough time buying new cars.

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News brief: Revised COVID guidelines, pandemic school year, Winter Olympics

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

The CDC cuts the recommended isolation time for COVID infections. Schools will usher in another new year defined by the pandemic. Winter Olympic officials put stringent COVID measures in place.

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