Jackie Northam Veteran journalist Jackie Northam reports and produces long-form news and in-depth feature reports on for NPR News. Her pieces can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition, as well as NPR newscasts.

In Wake Of Brexit Vote, U.S. Loses Influence In The EU

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British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (left) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hold a joint press conference after meeting in London on Monday. The U.S. "could not ask for a better friend and ally," Kerry said. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing would not divulge details about its deal with Iran Air — not the number of aircraft involved, the specific models or the price tag. Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S.-Russia Relations Are Frosty But They're Toasty On The Arctic Council

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Father Of Orlando Gunman Saddened By Nightclub Massacre

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After Nuclear Deal, Iran Pulls Quick Oil Production Rebound

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A farmer handles a bag of Syngenta's bean seeds on a farm near Johannesburg, South Africa. Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Lawmakers Scrutinize China's Bid To Buy Agrichemical Giant Syngenta

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Vietnamese navy officers (in white) talk with U.S. sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Chafee in the central Vietnamese city of Danang in 2012. The two countries have increased military cooperation in recent years and President Obama announced Monday that he was lifting the ban on weapons sales to Vietnam. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Now That Vietnam Can Buy U.S. Weapons, What Will It Want?

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The Chinese company Fuling Plastic set up a plant in Allentown, Pa., last year. The company, which makes straws and other plastic products, supplies fast food chains. Chinese companies are expected to invest about $30 billion in the U.S. this year, doubling the record set last year. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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China Ramps Up U.S. Investments, From Straws To Semiconductors

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Injured Doctors Without Borders staff find shelter in a safe room after an airstrike on their hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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As War Dangers Multiply, Doctors Without Borders Struggles To Adapt

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This photo dated April 1977 shows Megumi Yokota, who was kidnapped by North Korean agents later the same year. Megumi was one of eight Japanese nationals who Pyongyang confirmed were dead in 2002. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il apologized for the kidnapping at an historic meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives Of Japanese Taken By North Korea Still Hope To Find Loved Ones

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Syrian Raed Saleh came to Washington to receive an award for his rescue work in his homeland. However, he was turned back at Dulles International Airport outside Washington. No reason was given. In his honor, those attending the Tuesday evening banquet wore white helmets, a symbol of his group, Syria Civil Defense. Courtesy of Relief International hide caption

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A Syrian Lands In The U.S. For An Award, Only To Be Turned Back

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Boeing Explores Doing Business With Iran's Commercial Airlines

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