Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

News Brief: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies, Pandemic Roundup

Monday, September 21, 2020

With six weeks before the election, President Trump and GOP senators seem determined to confirm a Supreme Court Justice before voters cast ballots. And the U.S. COVID-19 death toll nears 200,000.


News Brief: Oregon Wildfire, Bob Woodward Book, DHS Whistleblower,

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Wildfires burn in every region of Oregon. New book says President Trump downplayed seriousness of COVID-19. And, whistleblower says Homeland Security told him to stop reporting on Russia threat.


News Brief: DOJ Defends Trump, Vaccine Is A Hot Button Issue, Rochester Police

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

The Justice Department makes an unprecedented move to protect President Trump. A COVID-19 vaccine is a key issue in the presidential race. And, the police chief in Rochester, N.Y., has resigned.


News Brief: Fed Chair Interview, California's Creek Fire, Cohen Releases Book

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

How will the U.S. economy recover after the pandemic? Firefighters attempt to rescue hundreds of people trapped by a wildfire. And, Michael Cohen, President Trump's former attorney, publishes a book.


News Brief: COVID-19 Pandemic, Calif. Wildfires, Beirut Blast Aftermath

Monday, September 07, 2020

A roundup of the latest coronavirus news. A record setting heat wave hampers efforts to fight California's wildfires. And, an update on the recovery effort in Beirut after last month's massive blast.


Fed's Jerome Powell: Jobless Rate Better Than Expected; Recovery To Take A Long Time

Friday, September 04, 2020

In an interview with NPR, Powell says it may take years before the economy has fully recovered. He says practicing social distancing and wearing masks is essential for the economy to rebound.


Former DHS Official: Trump Pouring 'Fuel On The Fire' Of Domestic Extremism

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Elizabeth Neumann, a former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, says the Trump administration is creating the conditions for domestic extremism to flourish in the U.S.


News Brief: Russian Interference, Right-Wing Extremism, CDC Bans Evictions

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Facebook and Twitter remove Russia-backed accounts targeting some voters. An ex-DHS official says the White House failed to take far-right extremism seriously. And, there's a new ban on evictions.


News Brief: Trump Trip, NYC Schools, COVID-19 Hot Spot

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

President Trump travels to Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday. Teachers in New York City schools move closer to a strike. And, India is emerging as the new global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.


News Brief: Deadly Protest, Police Reform, Politics And Protests

Monday, August 31, 2020

Portland's mayor blames President Trump for the city's deadly violence. Wisconsin state lawmakers to meet for special session on police reform. And, protests are an issue in the presidential race.


How Many Coronavirus Cases Are Happening In Schools? This Tracker Keeps Count

Friday, August 28, 2020

Alisha Morris, a Kansas theater teacher, created a database of COVID-19 cases in schools. Now maintained by the National Education Association, it shares data that some schools prefer to keep quiet.


News Brief: Laura Roars Ashore, Kenosha Protests, Republican Convention

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura has made landfall on the Gulf Coast. Protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake continued for a 4th night in Wisconsin. And, highlights of the third night of the GOP convention.


News Brief: GOP Convention, Deadly Kenosha Protest, Hurricane Laura

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

First lady Melania Trump addresses the GOP convention. The third night of protests in Kenosha, Wis., turns deadly. And, Hurricane Laura grows stronger as it approaches the Texas-Louisiana border.


News Brief: Republican Convention, Wisconsin Protests, Jerry Falwell Jr.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Day 1 of the GOP convention rebutted the Democrats' convention. In Kenosha, Wis., peaceful protests end with fires and looting. And, Jerry Falwell Jr.'s role at Liberty University is in doubt.


News Brief: GOP Convention, COVID-19 Treatment, Wisconsin Shooting

Monday, August 24, 2020

Republican convention to make the case: four more years for President Trump. FDA authorizes an emergency treatment for COVID-19. And, the shooting of a black man by Wisconsin police sparks protests.


News Brief: Democratic Convention, California Fires, Flint Water Crisis

Thursday, August 20, 2020

It was a big night at the Democratic convention for Kamala Harris. California fires push resources to the limits. And, Michigan reaches a settlement agreement with victims of the Flint water crisis.


'Break It Up' Examines The History Of Secession Movements In The U.S.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Author Richard Kreitner tells NPR he didn't write his book as a prescription, but that "if we are talking about the end of democracy in America ... I think we need to have all options on the table."


News Brief: USPS Controversy, Democratic Convention, Belarus Strife

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Postmaster general suspends changes until after the election. Joe Biden is officially the Democratic presidential nominee. And, pressure mounts on Belarus' president to resign.


'It's Not Religion': In 'The Runaways,' Bhutto Examines The Lure Of Extremism

Monday, August 17, 2020

"I was really trying to look at why a 19-year-old boy would give up everything ... in order, quite literally, to take up arms against the world," says novelist Fatima Bhutto.


News Brief: COVID-19 And Kids, Beirut Blast Aftermath, Chicago Looting

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Nearly 100,00 U.S. children tested positive for COVID-19 during last two weeks of July. Lebanon's government resigns. And, hundreds of young people go on a looting spree in downtown Chicago.