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Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted by NPR's Steve Inskeep in Washington, D.C., and Renee Montagne at NPR West in Culver City, CA. Even as hosts, Inskeep and Montagne often get out from behind the anchor desk and travel across the world to report on the news first hand. While they are out traveling, David Greene can be heard as regular substitute host.

Heard regularly on Morning Edition are some of the most familiar voices including news analyst Cokie Roberts and sport commentator Frank Deford as well as the special series StoryCorps, which travels the country recording America's oral history.

Produced and distributed by NPR in Washington, D.C., Morning Edition draws on reporting from correspondents based around the world, and producers and reporters in locations in the United States. This reporting is supplemented by NPR Member station reporters across the country as well as independent producers and reporters throughout the public radio system.

Since its debut on November 5, 1979, Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors, including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

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4:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Asia

Rohingya Migrants Left Out At Sea, No Country Will Allow Them Ashore

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 6:05 pm

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4:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Iraq

ISIS Takes Control Of Ramadi, Key Iraqi City

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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4:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Around the Nation

Amtrak Victims Remembered During Memorial Service

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Amtrak trains are running again between Philadelphia and New York. The line was closed for almost a week after a passenger train derailed. Last night, people paused in Philadelphia to remember the dead as NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

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4:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Analysis

Politics In The News: Republican Presidential Field Gets Crowded

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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We're joined next, as we are most Mondays, by someone who always has a blast on the radio, Cokie Roberts. Hi, Cokie.

COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Steve. That's true (laughter).

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4:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Research News

How TV Show Finales Affect The Stock Market

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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So what happens now now that "Mad Men" is over? This is a real question that researchers have studied, and NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam is here to tell us about it. Hi, Shankar.

SHANKAR VEDANTAM, BYLINE: Hi, Steve.

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4:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Around the Nation

Ways To Avoid Community Violence After Local Police Encounters

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 3:10 pm

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7:57am

Fri May 15, 2015
Around the Nation

Political Science Professor's Name Added To Presidential Survey

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7:30am

Fri May 15, 2015
Around the Nation

Despite Listeria Warnings Recalled Ice Cream Shows Up Online

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:04am

Fri May 15, 2015
NPR Story

Network's Fall TV Shows Embrace Diverse Casts

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:04am

Fri May 15, 2015
NPR Story

Garner Case Behind Him, Donovan Takes Oath Of Office In Congress

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:04am

Fri May 15, 2015
NPR Story

House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

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8:05am

Thu May 14, 2015
Around the Nation

A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

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7:19am

Thu May 14, 2015
Around the Nation

Police Say Mass. Man Went 'All Davy Crockett' On Bear

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 8:05 am

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5:33am

Thu May 14, 2015
Television

TV Networks Count On Reborn Old Shows To Bring In Ad Dollars

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 10:13 pm

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5:33am

Thu May 14, 2015
NPR Story

GOP Presidential Hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio Releases Foreign Policy Plan

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 9:24 pm

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5:33am

Thu May 14, 2015
NPR Story

NTSB Probe Focuses On Speed In Amtrak Derailment In Philadelphia

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 9:21 pm

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5:33am

Thu May 14, 2015
Around the Nation

Safety Is The First Responsibility, Former Railroad Engineer Says

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 3:58 pm

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5:33am

Thu May 14, 2015
Around the Nation

Feds Probe Failure To Collect Mine Safety Penalties After NPR Report

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 2:55 pm

The inspector general of the Labor Department is conducting an audit of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's handling of delinquent mine safety penalties.

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7:36am

Wed May 13, 2015
Around the Nation

Pa. Man Loses Housing Subsidy After Prostitute Found Under His Bed

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 7:58 am

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7:35am

Wed May 13, 2015
Around the Nation

Dog Sniffs Out Illegally Caught Fish

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6:49am

Wed May 13, 2015
Business

Vinyl's Comeback Keeps Record Pressers Busy

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 7:58 am

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5:07am

Wed May 13, 2015
NPR Story

Subscriptions We No Longer Need: Do You Still Have An AOL Account?

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 1:59 pm

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5:07am

Wed May 13, 2015
NPR Story

Dozens Die After Another Major Earthquake Hits Nepal

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5:07am

Wed May 13, 2015
Media

Facebook Debuts Instant News Articles From News Organizations

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 7:58 am

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This item just popped up in our newsfeed - Facebook's latest move to be your prime destination on the Internet.

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9:33am

Tue May 12, 2015
Business

Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 10:11 am

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7:12am

Tue May 12, 2015
Business

IKEA Offers Breakfast In Bed

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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7:06am

Tue May 12, 2015
Asia

Hong Kong Shoppers Watch A Pig Fly — Or, Rather, Fall From Above

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 10:18 am

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5:09am

Tue May 12, 2015
NPR Story

Sold Out Grateful Dead Chicago Concerts Attract High-End Scalpers

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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GRATEFUL DEAD: (Singing) I set out running, but I'll take my time. A friend of the devil is a friend of mine.

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5:09am

Tue May 12, 2015
NPR Story

Venezuela Faces Crime Epidemic

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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5:09am

Tue May 12, 2015
NPR Story

Report: Inmates With Mental Disabilities Often Subjected To Excessive Force

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 1:24 pm

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