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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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4:56am

Mon April 13, 2015
NPR Story

NHL Aims To Include More Minority Players To Expand Fan Base

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 8:00 am

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4:56am

Mon April 13, 2015
NPR Story

Right-Wing Comics, Young Libertarian Keep Protests Going In Brazil

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4:56am

Mon April 13, 2015
NPR Story

21-Year-Old Jordan Spieth Wins Masters Golf Tournament

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Last year's champion, Bubba Watson, helps Jordan Spieth put on the iconic green jacket Sunday at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
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4:56am

Mon April 13, 2015
NPR Story

SuperPACS Are Back And They Are More Powerful Than Ever

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 8:00 pm

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4:56am

Mon April 13, 2015
NPR Story

2016 Presidential Field Expands; Obama Returns From Americas Summit

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 8:00 am

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7:29am

Fri April 10, 2015
Asia

TV Channel In China Fails With Good News

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7:29am

Fri April 10, 2015
Europe

German Student Tries To Use FOI Law To His Advantage

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 7:56 am

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
NPR Story

GOP Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Clashes With Media

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 3:04 pm

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
NPR Story

Eyewitness Video: A Controversial Tool For Holding Police Accountable

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 3:02 pm

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
NPR Story

ISIS Militants Control Most Of Area Near Yarmouk Refugee Camp

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 7:56 am

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The United Nations Secretary-General has called a refugee camp in Syria the deepest circle of hell. Ban Ki-moon spoke after the group that calls itself the Islamic State seized that camp.

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
NPR Story

Pro, Anti-Castro Demonstrators Clash At Panama Summit

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 7:56 am

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And as the Summit of the Americas gets underway, tensions are high between people who support and those who oppose the Castro government in Cuba. The tension has spilled into the streets, as we learn from NPR's Carrie Kahn in Panama City.

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
Middle East

Pakistan's Dilemma: Should It Assist Saudi Arabia In Yemen Operation?

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 7:56 am

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
Around the Nation

Boat Wreckage Off Oregon Coast Believed To Be From 2011 Tsunami

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 7:42 am

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5:07am

Fri April 10, 2015
Middle East

There's Common Ground For Final Nuclear Deal, Ex-Iranian Diplomat Says

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 7:56 am

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7:34am

Thu April 9, 2015
Around the Nation

It Could Have Been A Scene Out Of A Movie: Jet Clips Terminal

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6:42am

Thu April 9, 2015
Sports

Jack Nicklaus Gets Hole-In-One During Masters Contest

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 7:34 am

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6:14am

Thu April 9, 2015
Around the Nation

Calif. Farmers Face Harsh Realities In Drought-Stricken Central Valley

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 7:34 am

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5:23am

Thu April 9, 2015
Sports

Major League Baseball Tries To Be More Welcoming To LGBT Community

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 7:34 am

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5:03am

Thu April 9, 2015
NPR Story

California Works Out Details Of Mandatory Water Restrictions

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 7:34 am

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5:03am

Thu April 9, 2015
Planet Money

CEO Describes What It's Like When Investors Bet Against You

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 12:29 pm

The online furniture company Wayfair is now one of the most shorted stocks. Our Planet Money team talks to its CEO about what it's like to be running a company when some investors are betting on your fall.

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12:26pm

Wed April 8, 2015
Animals

Science Sticks Its Neck Out For Brontosaurus

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7:05am

Wed April 8, 2015
Music News

'American Pie' Lyrics Sell At Auction For $1.2 Million

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 12:20 pm

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DON MCLEAN: (Singing) Bye, bye, Miss American Pie.

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6:45am

Wed April 8, 2015
Around the Nation

Hungry Sea Lion Steals Man's Fish

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 12:20 pm

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5:10am

Wed April 8, 2015
Sports

Connecticut Wins 3rd Straight Women's Basketball Title

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 12:20 pm

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4:58am

Wed April 8, 2015
NPR Story

U.S. Hopes Rift With Venezuela Won't Overshadow Americas Summit

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 3:11 pm

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Before the next election brings his term to an end, President Obama is working to re-establish ties with Cuba.

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4:58am

Wed April 8, 2015
NPR Story

TV Ads Financed With Secret Money Attack Paul On Day 1 Of Presidential Bid

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 12:20 pm

Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combative message against both Washington and his fellow Republicans, declaring that "we have come to take our country back."
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Welcome to the 2016 presidential campaign. Republican Rand Paul officially entered the race Tuesday, and was greeted with a TV ad calling him "wrong and dangerous" on Iran. The money behind the ad is secret.

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4:58am

Wed April 8, 2015
NPR Story

Obama's Remarks On Nuclear Deal Provide Fuel For Critics

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 2:08 pm

President Obama is pressing hard for a nuclear agreement with Iran. But critics have cited his remark that Iran's 'breakout' time for acquiring nuclear material for a bomb might be very brief as parts of the deal expire.
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As President Obama makes his sales pitch for a nuclear deal with Iran, critics have seized on his remark that Iran's "breakout" time for acquiring the nuclear material needed for a bomb could shrink as restrictions ease after about 13 years.

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4:58am

Wed April 8, 2015
Middle East

What Would A Nuclear Deal With Iran Really Mean?

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 12:20 pm

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7:10am

Tue April 7, 2015
Sports

Rain Dampens Marlins' Opening Day

Originally published on Tue April 7, 2015 7:36 am

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6:50am

Tue April 7, 2015
Sports

Mitt Romney Does Well In ESPN's Bracket Challenge

Originally published on Tue April 7, 2015 7:36 am

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