Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

'Until Everyone Is Safe, No One Is Safe': Africa Awaits The COVID-19 Vaccine

Friday, January 22, 2021

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former president of Liberia, says much of Africa may be left out until 2022. "We don't have the resources. It's as simple as that," she says.

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News Brief: Biden Signs Executive Orders, COVID-19 Surge Peaks

Thursday, January 21, 2021

It's President Biden's first full day in office. One subject getting immediate attention: overhaul of the U.S. immigration system. Plus, new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. are starting to trend downward.

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Biden Adviser Sees Local Answers To Boosting Mask Use, Speeding Up Vaccinations

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

For two of the biggest obstacles to curbing the pandemic, it won't just be federal officials who will lead the way, says Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President Biden's COVID-19 advisory board.

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Trump Heads To Florida, Won't Attend Biden Inauguration

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

When President Trump left the White House, he stopped by and spoke to reporters. He did not take any questions but he did thank the press. Trump later addressed supporters at Joint Base Andrews.

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News Brief: Inauguration Day, Trump Issues Pardons, COVID-19 Variant

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the nation's 46th president. President Trump will not participate in the inauguration. Scientists worry a variant of COVID-19 is contributing to California's surge.

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Thousands Of Migrants Travel To Guatemala Hoping To Reach U.S.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

A migrant caravan consisting of thousands of Hondurans is moving north with the aim of reaching the U.S., and a less restrictive border policy under a Biden administration.

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News Brief: Inauguration Is A Day Away, Confirmation Hearings, Migrant Caravan

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

It's President Trump' last full day in office. Senate panels consider five of President-elect Biden's cabinet nominees. Thousands of Honduran immigrants cross into Guatemala trying to reach the U.S.

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News Brief: Inauguration Day Changes, COVID-19 Roundup, Alexei Navalny

Monday, January 18, 2021

President-elect Biden is sworn in this week, but his inauguration will look vastly different. U.S. is on the verge of 400,000 coronavirus deaths. A Putin critic is arrested after landing in Moscow.

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Parler Executive Responds To Amazon Cutoff And Defends Approach To Moderation

Friday, January 15, 2021

Amazon took the social media platform Parler offline, saying Parler wasn't removing threats of violence. Parler Chief Policy Officer Amy Peikoff tells NPR the site's goal is freedom of speech.

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'First Platoon' Examines How War On Terror Birthed Pentagon's Biometrics ID System

Thursday, January 14, 2021

In a new book, investigative reporter Annie Jacobsen explains how the U.S. has employed the use of biometric data during warfare — and questions what the government means to do with it all.

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Ben Sasse Rips Trump For Stoking Mob, Calls Josh Hawley's Objection 'Really Dumbass'

Friday, January 08, 2021

In an interview with NPR, the senator called the president's conduct a "flagrant dereliction of his duty." He also criticized Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley for his challenge to the election's results.

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News Brief: 25th Amendment, Far-Right Extremists, Unemployment Data

Friday, January 08, 2021

Some lawmakers want Trump removed from office early. Federal prosecutors say they'll pursue those involved in the U.S. Capitol breach. The Labor Department releases a snapshot of the jobless rate.

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Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Has Fallen Off The Radar. Here Are Some Clues Why

Friday, January 08, 2021

The billionaire founder of the Chinese Internet giant hasn't been seen in public in months after criticizing government regulators.

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How Police Handled Pro-Trump Mob Compared With Protesters For Black Racial Justice

Thursday, January 07, 2021

The way police handled Wednesday's onslaught showed that "some people are ... given certain kinds of leeway or space, and other people are not," says African American studies professor Eddie Glaude.

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News Brief: Rioters Storm U.S. Capitol, Congress Ratifies Biden Victory

Thursday, January 07, 2021

A violent pro-Trump mob breached the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, as lawmakers were certifying Electoral College votes. One of the most shocking parts of the attack was how quickly it happened.

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News Brief: Election Roundup, Jacob Blake Shooting, Overwhelmed Hospitals

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

As votes are counted in Ga. Senate runoffs, Congress will certify presidential results. Charges won't be file against white officer who killed Jacob Blake. Pandemic reaches tipping point in LA county.

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Election Day In Georgia: Millions Voted Early In 2 Senate Runoffs

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

The rest of Georgia voters head to the polls Tuesday to select their senators in two runoff elections. Control of the U.S. Senate hangs in the balance. Republicans currently have both seats.

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Gatsby's Great Narrator 'Nick' Finally Gets His Own Backstory

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Michael Farris Smith followed F. Scott Fitzgerald's "breadcrumbs" to write Nick, a prequel to The Great Gatsby. Revising the book, Smith was struck by the parallels between the 1920s and the 2020s.

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News Brief: Ga. Runoffs, COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, U.K. Lockdown

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Control of the U.S. Senate comes down to Tuesday's two runoffs in Georgia. Many states experience trouble dispensing COVID-19 vaccines. Plus, Britain is locked down again to fight coronavirus variant.

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At First Wary Of Vaccine, Cherokee Speaker Says It Safeguards Language, Culture

Monday, January 04, 2021

Meda Nix, 72, is one of the Cherokee speakers who's received a dose of coronavirus vaccine. She says vaccinating Cherokee speakers early helps to preserve "Our culture. Our beliefs. Our ways."

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