Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

The Lumineers Trace The Cycle Of Addiction: 'It's A Progressive Disease'

Friday, September 13, 2019

Wes Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers break down the three generations of addiction depicted in the band's latest album, III.

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News Brief: Presidential Debate, EPA Changes Clean Water Rules

Friday, September 13, 2019

As the Democratic primary field narrows, those seeking the party's nomination sharpened their debate message in Houston. And, the EPA makes the rollback of clean water rules official.

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News Brief: Asylum Requests, Tariff Delay, Flavored E-Cigarettes

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Supreme Court allows the government to curtail asylum request during the legal fight. President Trump agrees to delay tariffs on China for two weeks. And, the FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes.

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News Brief: Bolton's Exit, Guantánamo Probe, Netanyahu's Vow

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

John Bolton is out as national security adviser. A whistleblower alleges waste at the military court in Guantanamo Bay. Israel's prime minister plans to annex part of the West Bank if he is reelected.

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'She Said' Documents The Reporting Leading To Harvey Weinstein's Arrest

Monday, September 09, 2019

The new book, She Said, by two New York Times reporters, reveals the lengths to which Harvey Weinstein went to silence women who claimed sexual harassment, and how his allies looked the other way.

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News Brief: Hurricane Dorian, Loan Forgiveness Update, Pence Trip

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is dangerously close to the eastern seaboard. There are developments in a student loan forgiveness story. Vice President Pence is to meet with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Goes Undercover Again — But Not For Laughs

Thursday, September 05, 2019

In the new Netflix series The Spy, the comic master of disguises portrays an Israeli intelligence agent who embeds in Syria during the early 1960s. It's based on the true story of Eli Cohen.

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News Brief: Hurricane Damage, British Election, Walmart Ammunition Sales

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Hurricane Dorian causes catastrophic damage to the Bahamas. Britain's prime minister calls for a snap election after conservatives suffer a key parliamentary defeat. Walmart curbs ammunition sales.

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News Brief: Hurricane Dorian, Fatal Boat Fire, Joe Biden

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Hurricane Dorian strikes the Bahamas. There are multiple deaths after a diving boat catches fire in California. Presidential candidate Joe Biden says verbal slip-ups don't undermine his judgement.

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Burning Dive Boat Off California Spurs Ongoing Rescue Effort

Monday, September 02, 2019

A fire aboard a charter boat off Ventura County, Calif., has led to an extensive, early morning rescue effort. NPR Steve Inskeep speaks with Capt. Brian McGrath of the Ventura County Fire Department.

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Jim Mattis: 'Nations With Allies Thrive, Nations Without Allies Wither'

Monday, September 02, 2019

In an interview with NPR, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stresses the importance of allies and he also criticizes shifting U.S. policy aims during the wars of the past 18 years.

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Edwidge Danticat: 'Whether Or Not We Belong Is Not Defined By Us'

Friday, August 30, 2019

Most of the characters in Edwidge Danticat's new collection are Haitian American, and Haiti is often in their hearts and on their minds. Danticat says the stories reflect her own immigrant experience.

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Reporter's Notebook: Here's How Iran Is Functioning In The Face Of Sanctions

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Iranian capital remains vibrant. But inflation has soared, and in a week of reporting in Tehran, NPR's Steve Inskeep found some residents openly critical of their government.

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Iran Under Sanctions: A Scramble For Cancer Care And Blame To Go Around

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Shortages affecting hospitals and clinics are a perilous example of an economic crisis that has worsened since the U.S. imposed economic and financial penalties on the country.

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Who Do Iranians Blame For Their Poor Economy? The U.S. Or Their Government?

Friday, August 23, 2019

The U.S. has imposed pressure on Iran. Iranian officials tell its people to blame the U.S. for dropping a nuclear deal and imposing sanctions. We asked dozens of Iranians what they think.

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U.S. Sanctions Cut Off Iranians' Access To Medicine, Iran Says

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The U.S is working to increase pressure on Iran, and many Iranians are struggling. The State Department is challenging Iran's charges that the U.S. is cutting off access to cancer drugs.

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Iran's Oil Tanker Seizure Revs Up Fight For Global Public Opinion

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Before the U.N., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized Iran for seizing a British-flagged oil tanker. An Iranian news service offered the opposite narrative — accusing Britain of piracy.

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How The Trump Administration's Sanctions Are Affecting Iranians

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Reporting from Tehran, NPR's Steve Inskeep talks about how the Trump administration's decision to reimpose sanctions is affecting Iranians and whom they blame for their economic woes.

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Judge Recommends Firing The N.Y. Officer Involved In Eric Garner's Death

Friday, August 02, 2019

A judge recommends the New York officer involved in Eric Garner's death be terminated from his job. That's according to reporting by WNYC's Cindy Rodriguez.

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And Now, In Stray Animal News ...

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

A New Hampshire cop mistook a bobcat for a stray cat. In Brooklyn, baby ducks fell down a storm grate and had to be rescued. And then there's the South Carolina package theft with a hairy surprise.

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