Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

News Brief: Trump Tweets, Asylum Rule, Big Tech Hearings

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Trump doubles down on racist remarks directed at freshmen congresswomen of color. White House implements a new rule for asylum-seekers. And, big tech comes to Capitol Hill for congressional hearings.

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News Brief: Trump Comments, Immigration Raids, Puerto Rico Governor

Monday, July 15, 2019

President Trump is accused of making racist comments. Nationwide immigration raids ordered by Trump fail to materialize. And, Puerto Rico's governor faces pressure to resign over offensive messages.

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns

Friday, July 12, 2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down. He's faced controversy since charges were unsealed in New York City against financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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News Brief: Citizenship Question, Tropical Storm Barry, R. Kelly Arrested

Friday, July 12, 2019

Trump backs down on including a citizenship question on the 2020 census. A big storm heads toward Louisiana. And, R&B singer R. Kelly is arrested on federal charges that include child pornography.

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Women's National Soccer Team Celebrates In New York City

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

New York City welcomes the U.S. women's national soccer team after their World Cup win with a ticker tape parade on Wednesday.

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News Brief: Migrants At Border, 2020 Census Case, Labor Secretary Under Scrutiny

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Fewer people were apprehended at the U.S. border in June than in May. Judge rules Trump administration can't change legal team in census case. And, pressure mounts for U.S. labor secretary to resign.

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News Brief: Jeffrey Epstein, Hong Kong Bill, Obamacare Trial

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking of minors. Hong Kong's leader says the controversial extradition bill is dead. And, the Affordable Care Act is on trial again.

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In 'The Book Of Collateral Damage,' An Accounting Of What Baghdad Lost

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

The novelist and poet Sinan Antoon, raised in Iraq and now living in New York, returned home following the 2003 U.S. occupation. That experience inspired his new work of fiction.

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ICE Uses Facial Recognition To Go Through Driver's Licenses, Researchers Say

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Jake Laperruque of the Project on Government Oversight about word that FBI and ICE agents used driver's license databases to scan millions of faces without consent.

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News Brief: Jeffrey Epstein, Iran's Uranium, California Quakes

Monday, July 08, 2019

Hedge fund manager faces allegations of sex trafficking. Iran says it exceeded a second uranium enrichment limit outlined in nuclear deal. And, after 2 powerful quakes, California braces for more.

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June Jobs Numbers Rebound

Friday, July 05, 2019

U.S. employers added 224,000 new jobs in June. That's far more than many analysts were expecting and marks a rebound after a disappointing May.

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News Brief: Border Agents, Iran Nuclear Deal, Restorative Justice

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Federal agents joked about migrants death, published report says. The international deal to curb Iran's nuclear capabilities is faltering. And, examining the new idea called restorative justice.

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News Brief: Trump-Kim Weekend Meeting, Hong Kong Protests

Monday, July 01, 2019

President Trump met North Korea's leader at the DMZ Sunday in an attempt to jump-start negotiations over North Korea's nuclear program. And, protesters in Hong Kong clash with police.

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News Brief: Democratic Debates, 'Pardon In Place,' Supreme Court

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Ten Democratic candidates took the debate state in Miami. The immigration plan "pardon in place" is being scaled back. And, the Supreme Court is expected to issue rulings on two major issues.

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News Brief: Robert Mueller, Border Crisis, Presidential Debate

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before House panels. Customs and Border Protection is under fire for migrant issues. And, the Democratic presidential debates get underway Wednesday.

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News Brief: Iran Sanctions, Middle East Peace Plan, Oregon Politics

Monday, June 24, 2019

President Trump is imposing new sanctions against Iran. The Trump administration this week presents the economic part of its Middle East peace plan. Oregon's GOP state senators avoid climate vote.

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U.S. Considered Military Airstrikes Against Iran

Friday, June 21, 2019

Overnight, the New York Times -- and then other news outlets — reported that President Trump had authorized a U.S. military strike in response to the Iranian downing of a U.S. Navy drone.

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U.S. Aircraft Were Ready To Strike Iranian Targets, Reports Say

Friday, June 21, 2019

News outlets report that the White House approved airstrikes on Iran in response to the downing of a U.S. drone, but that the strikes were called off while the aircraft were on their way to attack.

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News Brief: Fallout From Drone Downing, Roy Moore To Make Another Senate Run

Friday, June 21, 2019

President Trump reportedly backs off on airstrikes against Iran. As the dispute escalates, how are Iranians reacting? And Alabama Republican Roy Moore is making a second run for the U.S. Senate.

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Iran's U.N. Ambassador: U.S. Escalating Hostilities Like A 'Knife Under Your Throat'

Friday, June 21, 2019

In an interview with NPR, Majid Takht Ravanchi also denied responsibility for the attack on two tankers last week and steadfastly maintained that Iran is not interested in war.

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