Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

Behind-the-scenes workers in Hollywood avert a strike

Monday, October 18, 2021

Crew members in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have reached a deal. A strike would have shut down much of the film and TV production across the country.

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Amid a construction slowdown, China's economic growth weakens

Monday, October 18, 2021

Concerns about a faltering property company and widespread power shortages have resulted in China's slowest economic growth figures in a year.

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News brief:Haiti kidnappings, China's economy slows, COVID boosters

Monday, October 18, 2021

A group of U.S.-based aid workers and their families are kidnapped in Haiti. The growth rate for China's economy has slowed. More big moves on COVID-19 vaccine boosters are expected this week.

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The White House steps in to unclog the overwhelmed shipping industry

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Global supply chain issues have hampered the economic recovery. The Biden administration is trying to fix some of those issues through deals with the private sector.

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News brief: COVID boosters, Jan. 6 probe, shipping backlog

Thursday, October 14, 2021

A COVID-19 booster study suggests Moderna or Pfizer works best. A House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol attack issues more subpoenas. The Biden administration aims to break up shipping logjams.

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News brief: Texas abortion law, jobs report, CIA's focus on China

Friday, October 08, 2021

Some clinics in Texas are offering abortions again after a federal judge intervened. The Labor Department issues its monthly jobs report. The CIA director says China is the agency's main focus.

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2021's Nobel Prize in literature goes to novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Abdulrazak Gurnah, who is from Zanzibar, has written 10 novels, including 1994's Paradise, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. U.S. poet Louise Glück won the 2020 Nobel Prize in literature.

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Enforcement of the new abortion law in Texas is blocked by a federal judge

Thursday, October 07, 2021

A federal judge has blocked the state's controversial abortion law, finding it was designed to make it difficult for people to exercise their constitutional rights. Texas will appeal.

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News brief: abortion law blocked, debt limit fix, caregivers' COVID deaths

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Texas' abortion law is temporarily blocked. Congress appears closer to a deal that keeps the government paying its bills. A study estimates more than 140,00 children have lost a caregiver to COVID-19.

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Hearing about Facebook was billed as focusing on protecting kids online

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

It's grabbed a lot of headlines, but the evidence on social media and teen mental health — including that Facebook and Instagram research — is far from a smoking gun.

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Ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies before Senate panel

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Democrats and Republicans vow to work together to strengthen online child-privacy laws after Haugen testified about Instagram and Facebook dangers for young users. Facebook rejects her portrayal.

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News brief: Facebook hearing, California oil leak, French Catholic Church abuse

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Facebook whistleblower testifies on Capitol Hill. A broken pipeline off California's coast spewed crude into the ocean. A huge number of children were sexually abused in the French Catholic Church.

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CDC Director Walensky Overrules Advisers On Boosters For At-Risk Workers

Friday, September 24, 2021

Walensky made a recommendation that CDC advisers rejected — giving a third shot to at-risk workers such as those in the health care industry. Her decision sides with what the FDA recommended.

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White House, House Democrats Agree On A Framework To Pay For Their Spending Plan

Friday, September 24, 2021

House leaders on Thursday announced an agreement with the White House on a loose framework for how they will pay for their spending package. No specifics were announced about the framework.

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News Brief: Booster Shots, Trump Loyalists Subpoenaed, White House Quad Summit

Friday, September 24, 2021

The CDC director endorses booster shots for at-risk workers. The House panel probing the Jan. 6 attack issues subpoenas to four ex-Trump officials. The U.S. hosts a summit that will talk about China.

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News Brief: Booster Shots, Haitian Migrants, U.N. Famine Warning

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The FDA OKs a Pfizer booster for people 65+ or at high risk for severe COVID-19. Some Haitian migrants have been released into the U.S. The U.N. says people in an area of Ethiopia face severe hunger.

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How Haitian Migrants Are Getting To The U.S., And Where They May Go Next

Thursday, September 23, 2021

U.S. border agents are allowing some Haitian migrants into the country on a temporary basis, while others are being deported or heading back over the border to Mexico.

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U.S. Officials Are Buying More Vaccine Doses To Donate To Other Countries

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

President Biden will announce the U.S. is buying 500 million more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. That would bring the total promised U.S. vaccine donations to more than 1.1 billion.

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As Fed Meeting Wraps Up, Interest Rates Will Likely Remain Near Zero

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Federal Reserve ends a policy meeting Wednesday. No changes are expected in interest rates, but investors will be watching for hints as to when the central bank may lessen support for the economy.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Outlook, Haitian Migrants, New Orleans' Power Grid Probe

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The delta variant may have peaked in the U.S. Photos of U.S. agents herding Haitian migrants at the border are hard to look at. Probe finds Entergy New Orleans fought efforts to ready for disasters.

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