Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep appears in the following:

News Brief: Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama's Special Election

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore, who faced sexual misconduct allegations, to become the next U.S. senator from Alabama. Jones is the first Democrat elected to the Senate from Alabama since 1992.

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News Brief: Roy Moore Vs. Doug Jones In Alabama Special Election

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Voters in Alabama are choosing who will fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. GOP candidate Roy Moore is trying to rebound after allegations he sexually assaulted teenage girls decades ago.

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Yemen's Ex-President Reportedly Killed

Monday, December 04, 2017

The former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has reportedly been killed by a rebel faction, the Houthis, in the war-torn country. NPR's Beirut correspondent has more.

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An Ancient Sphinx That Turned Out To Be Not So Ancient

Monday, December 04, 2017

People working in sand dunes in northern California found a Sphinx. But it was made of plaster, and instead of thousands of years old, it was only 90.

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After Flynn Plea, What Comes Next In Russia Investigation?

Monday, December 04, 2017

Steve Inskeep talks to Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney fired by President Trump, on Michael Flynn's guilty plea and the special counsel investigation into Russia's election meddling.

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Next Up For The GOP Tax Bills: Making Them Match

Monday, December 04, 2017

Tax bills have passed in both the House and Senate. Host Steve Inskeep talks with Peter Morici and Jared Bernstein from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities about the challenges of reconciliation.

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FACT CHECK: How Does Paul Ryan's Case For Tax Cuts Match The Facts?

Saturday, December 02, 2017

In an interview with NPR, the House speaker said the tax bill was "designed" as a middle-class tax cut. But in reality, at its core, it is a corporate tax cut.

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Voting-Rights Advocates Monitor Who Trump Picks For Census Bureau Post

Monday, November 27, 2017

According to Politico, President Trump is considering an appointment to the Census Bureau that some watchers suggest might be open to changing the 2020 Census in a dramatic way.

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News Brief: CBS's Rose Accused Of Harassment, AT&T's Merger In Question

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

CBS suspended Charlie Rose after several women told The Washington Post of sexual harassment by the TV host. And, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner.

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News Brief: Ala. Election Draws Near, Court Rules On Kenya's Election

Monday, November 20, 2017

Three Alabama newspapers urged voters not to elect GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who's accused of sexual misconduct. In Kenya, judges dismissed a pair of petitions challenging the Oct. 26 vote.

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New Raymond Chandler Story Takes On Health Care Industry

Friday, November 17, 2017

Chandler, who died in 1959, wrote detective fiction set in mid-20th century Los Angeles. A magazine editor recently discovered a never-published Chandler story that had gone missing some 60 years ago.

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Woman Alleges Sen. Al Franken Groped Her Without Her Consent

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A woman has come forward with an account of alleged sexual assault by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., in 2006. Franken is not denying the incident and apologized to the woman in a statement.

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News Brief: Tax Plan Vote, 2 Women Describe Moore's Advances

Thursday, November 16, 2017

House Republicans hope to vote Thursday on their tax overhaul legislation. The Senate's measure is working its way through committee. And, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore faces new allegations.

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In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A private school in Beijing caters to children whose parents have moved to the city for work. Moving from place to place requires permission, though — and these children's families broke the rules.

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News Brief: Roy Moore Denies Latest Allegation, Hearing Preview

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A 5th woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the Alabama Senate candidate. A Senate panel holds a hearing on the president's unfettered power to launch a nuclear strike.

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News Brief: Asia Trip Winds Down, Moore Denies Misconduct Allegations

Monday, November 13, 2017

President Trump met with Philippine President Duterte on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit. And, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore continues to deny allegations of sexual misconduct with minors.

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Chinese Company Mobike Focuses On Dockless Shared Bikes

Friday, November 10, 2017

A bikeshare start-up in Beijing is set on getting China's commuters out of their cars and on two wheels. But even with 7 million bikes in cities in China and the U.S., Mobike has yet to show a profit.

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Americans Have Misconceptions About China, Chinese Man Says

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese come to the U.S. to study and work. Those who return to China are nicknamed sea turtles. We hear from a returnee to China who's trying to adjust to life in Beijing.

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News Brief: Democrats Win In Virginia And New Jersey, Examining The Texas Shooter's Past

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Democrats have won key races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey. Also, more details are emerging about the Texas shooter's past in the Air Force.

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The Past And Future Of Coal In China

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

In China's Shanxi province, farmers grew very rich prospecting for coal. Now, China has consolidated the mines and is aggressively cutting back production, for environmental reasons.

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