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Steve Inskeep is co-host of NPR's Morning Edition and Up First.

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News Brief: Congress Returns, Mattis In Afghanistan, French Elections

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0400

The White House hopes lawmakers show movement on a tax overhaul and health care. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Afghanistan. And, 2 French presidential candidates will be in a runoff next month.

In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:44:00 -0400

The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.

Set 40 Years In The Past, 'Guerrilla' Speaks Strongly To Today

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 04:36:00 -0400

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley's new series is set in the U.K. during the 1970s, when immigrants of color from former colonies were coming there for work, but finding little opportunity.

To Ray Davies, America Is Still A Land Of Opportunity

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 04:24:00 -0400

The former Kinks leader speaks with Steve Inskeep about Americana, a musical distillation of his sometimes tumultuous life as British rock star in the U.S.

The Remains Of President James K. Polk May Get A Fourth Resting Place

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:56:00 -0400

Polk, who provoked war with Mexico, is buried on the Tennessee state Capitol grounds, his third burial place since he was laid to rest in 1849.

Judge Neil Gorsuch Sums Up His Philosophy In 7 Words

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:27:00 -0400

On Day 2 of his confirmation hearing, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee answers one question before the Senate Judiciary Committee with this: "I have one client, it's the law."

'Ghosts' In The Arctic: How The Long-Lost Franklin Expedition Was Found

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:48:00 -0400

In the 1840s, two British crews vanished while seeking a passage through the ice at the top of the world. Paul Watson became "obsessed with the mystery" and tells the story in his new book Ice Ghosts.

U2 On 'The Joshua Tree,' A Lasting Ode To A Divided America

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:59:00 -0400

Bono and The Edge explain why, 30 years later, the biggest-selling album of their career feels disquietingly resonant.

Trump Addresses An Ebullient CPAC Crowd

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:39:00 -0500

Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday morning. We discuss how Trump's idea of "America first" squares with traditional Republican ideas.

Trump Administration Denies That It Leaned On FBI To Knock Down Russia Story

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:28:00 -0500

The Trump administration is denying a CNN report that it tried to enlist the FBI to rebut stories of contacts between Russian intelligence officials and people associated with the Trump campaign.

Utah Constituents Say They Weren't Paid To Protest Chaffetz

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:35:00 -0500

Three Utah voters who attended Rep. Jason Chaffetz's raucous town hall, including one who voted for him in November, talk about their reasons for protesting.

How's The New President Doing? Voters In One Trump County Talk

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 04:58:00 -0500

Two weeks into Trump's presidency, we talk voters in Johnstown, Pa., about what they're thinking. The industrial city in the western part of the state voted overwhelmingly for Trump.

Outgoing State Department Official Urges Colleagues To Stay And Serve

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:04:00 -0500

Career foreign service officer Tom Countryman was an acting undersecretary for arms control until he was dismissed last week. In a farewell speech, he urged his colleagues to protect the Constitution.

Lawsuit Claims Foreign Payments To Trump's Businesses Violate Constitution

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:06:00 -0500

Two former White House ethics lawyers — Richard Painter and Norm Eisen — are part of a legal team filing suit against President Trump — alleging violation of the Constitution's Emoluments Clause.

Germans Confirm Market Attacker Was Killed In Italy, Question How He Got There

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:10:00 -0500

Officers in Milan shot and killed the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack. Now there are questions about how the man, who had a criminal record, was able to get into France and then Italy.