Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

In Afghanistan, why are some women permitted to work while others are not?

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

When the Taliban took power nearly a year ago, many Afghan women found their rights had changed — as well as their status among male co-workers. How work has changed for women in Afghanistan.

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Inside a TV news station determined to report facts in the Taliban's Afghanistan

Monday, August 08, 2022

Once a mortal threat, the Taliban have let Afghanistan's leading news channel stand. But every day is a struggle for the journalists who still work there.

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Hamid Karzai stays on in Afghanistan — hoping for the best, but unable to leave

Monday, August 08, 2022

When the Taliban reclaimed Kabul last August, the U.S.-backed government collapsed and hundreds of thousands of Afghans fled the country. Former president Hamid Karzai was not one of them.

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We visited a Taliban leader's compound to examine his vision for Afghanistan

Friday, August 05, 2022

On the day a U.S. drone strike killed the leader of al-Qaida in Afghanistan, NPR sat down for an interview with the man in charge of the country's defense.

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Biden says the U.S. killed top al-Qaida leader and key Sept. 11 plotter

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a drone strike in Afghanistan carried out by the U.S. on July 30, according to President Biden. The Taliban has not confirmed that al-Zawahiri was killed.

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What it was like in Kabul during the U.S. strike on al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

Monday, August 01, 2022

The U.S. says it killed the leader of al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was considered a planner of 9/11. President Biden told the nation this evening that the U.S. operation unfolded over some months.

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Sri Lankan lawmakers chose 6-time Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as president

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Sri Lanka has been struggling to buy essential imports such as fuel and medicine, and feed its population. The new president has numerous challenges ahead of him.

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News brief: Sri Lanka's new president, New Mexico wildfire, Netflix earnings

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Sri Lanka's Parliament chooses a new president. New Mexico firefighters have nearly contained a historic wildfire. And, Netflix says it lost nearly 1 million subscribers between April and June.

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News brief: Putin trip, Europe endures heat wave, Steve Dettelbach

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin travels to Iran. Northern Europe is bracing for unusually high temperatures this week. And for the first time since 2015, the ATF has a permanent director.

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Texas legislative panel releases a scathing report on the Uvalde shooting

Monday, July 18, 2022

The report details the botched police response to the elementary school shooting in May. The analysis found nearly 400 officers converged on the scene but no one led a unified response.

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Ukrainian officials fired after probe shows their workers collaborated with Russia

Monday, July 18, 2022

President Zelensky on Sunday abruptly fired two top officials — the spy chief and the top prosecutor — after an investigation found dozens of employees in those departments collaborated with Russia.

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News brief: Uvalde shooting report, Bannon trial, Ukrainian government firings

Monday, July 18, 2022

A Texas House report issues blame for failures in Uvalde. Steve Bannon goes on trial Monday for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the Jan. 6 panel. Ukraine's president fires two top officials.

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On this July 4th, what does equality mean?

Monday, July 04, 2022

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning historians discuss the history of the Declaration of Independence and the founding principle, "All men are created equal."

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The Fed's latest interest rate hike has some congressional lawmakers worried

Friday, June 24, 2022

The chairman of the Federal Reserve acknowledges combating inflation with higher interest rates could lead to a recession. He argues a bigger risk would be to let high inflation become entrenched.

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4 months since Russia invaded, Ukraine faces a stark contrast

Friday, June 24, 2022

European leaders officially made Ukraine a candidate to join the EU. Yet, Ukraine is desperately trying to hold two cities under Russian assault.

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The Supreme Court strikes down N.Y. law that restricts concealed carrying of guns

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Supreme Court ruling that negates New York's concealed weapons law has divided the state. Some say it will endanger more people, others applaud the court's support of Second Amendment rights.

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News brief: Senate gun vote, reaction to Supreme Court gun ruling, Jan. 6 hearing

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Senate passes a gun control bill and sends it to the House. The Supreme Court strikes down New York's law restricting concealed carrying of guns. A recap of Thursday's House Jan. 6 hearing.

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Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The House Select Committee investigating the Capitol siege will focus on efforts by former President Donald Trump to pressure the Justice Department to pursue baseless claims of election fraud.

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Russia-Ukraine war is likely to overshadow G7 and NATO meetings

Thursday, June 23, 2022

President Biden this weekend heads to Europe for the upcoming G7 and NATO summits. He is expected to discuss the war in Ukraine and the influence of China, among other issues.

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Death toll continues to rise after a powerful quake struck eastern Afghanistan

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Aid workers and Taliban officials have rushed to a remote southeastern corner of the country — where they are now assessing the damage caused by Wednesday's earthquake.

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