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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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12:25pm

Thu June 18, 2015
News

What We Know About The Charleston Church Shooting

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And let's hear one more voice on this tragedy. It is South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley who has been speaking with reporters this morning.

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12:25pm

Thu June 18, 2015
News

Local Official: Charleston Residents Somber In Wake Of 'Unthinkable' Shooting

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12:24pm

Thu June 18, 2015
News

Authorities Arrest Suspect in South Carolina Church Shooting

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8:05am

Thu June 18, 2015
Around the Nation

Authorities Search For Suspect Who Killed 9 At S.C. Church

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 11:20 am

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7:08am

Thu June 18, 2015
World

Swiss Ambassador Wants Diplomatic Immunity From Golf Balls

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 8:05 am

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7:08am

Thu June 18, 2015
Around the Nation

University Gives Texters Their Own Slow Lane

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 8:05 am

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6:18am

Thu June 18, 2015
Around the Nation

Probe Expands Into Prison Worker Charged With Helping Escapees

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 1:59 pm

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5:08am

Thu June 18, 2015
NPR Story

Reports: Brian Williams Out As 'Nightly News' Anchor But Will Stay With NBC

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 8:05 am

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5:08am

Thu June 18, 2015
NPR Story

Pollster Tells GOP Presidential Candidates To Recognize Voter Demographics

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 2:13 pm

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The Republican presidential contest sounds different than any before.

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JEB BUSH: (Speaking Spanish).

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5:08am

Thu June 18, 2015
NPR Story

FCC Fines AT&T For False Data Plan Promises

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 8:05 am

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5:08am

Thu June 18, 2015
Around the Nation

9 Die In Charleston, S.C. Church Shooting

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 8:05 am

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9:32am

Wed June 17, 2015
Politics

Paul Ryan: Trade Deal Will Help U.S. 'Set The Standards For The Global Economy'

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 12:49 pm

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is interviewed for TV in September 2014.
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.) says approving a massive trade package sought by President Obama will allow the U.S. to "write the rules" of the global economy. Parts of the package are now in limbo in the House.

Ryan spoke with NPR's Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep about the trade deal and about Trade Promotion Authority, also known as fast-track, which would allow the president to negotiate the trade agreement with Pacific Rim nations known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and then have Congress pass it with an up-or-down vote.

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7:15am

Wed June 17, 2015
Europe

French Postal Service Delivers Letter 138 Years Late

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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7:15am

Wed June 17, 2015
Europe

University Of Cambridge To Hire Lego Professor

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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6:16am

Wed June 17, 2015
Europe

Migrants Set On Getting To Europe Try Crossing Between Turkey And Bulgaria

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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6:16am

Wed June 17, 2015
Latin America

Haiti's Government Unsure How Many Haitians Will Leave Dominican Republic

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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OK, now let's hear from the other side of this border. It is still not clear how many people might be deported to Haiti. And as Peter Granitz reports, that leaves the Haitian government in a tough spot.

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5:04am

Wed June 17, 2015
NPR Story

To Escape Poachers, Rhinos Are Airlifted To Safer Areas

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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5:04am

Wed June 17, 2015
NPR Story

'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 7:19 am

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5:04am

Wed June 17, 2015
NPR Story

Russia To Beef Up Its Nuclear Arsenal

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 2:45 pm

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7:59am

Tue June 16, 2015
Animals

Yoga Studio Tries To Find Cats Good Homes

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7:17am

Tue June 16, 2015
Around the Nation

Calif. Lawmaker Gets Distracted; Votes For Budget By Mistake

Originally published on Tue June 16, 2015 7:59 am

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5:07am

Tue June 16, 2015
Business

Target To Sell 1,600 In-Store Pharmacies To Drug Chain CVS

Originally published on Tue June 16, 2015 8:37 am

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5:07am

Tue June 16, 2015
NPR Story

Government Workers' High-Value Data At Risk After OPM Breach

Originally published on Tue June 16, 2015 2:18 pm

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5:07am

Tue June 16, 2015
Movies

'Jurassic World' Speaks A Universal Language

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 2:21 pm

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5:07am

Tue June 16, 2015
Research News

Disagreeable Teens Fail To Understand Their Blind Spots, Research Reveals

Originally published on Tue June 16, 2015 7:59 am

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8:07am

Mon June 15, 2015
Around the Nation

Artist's Roof Causes Panic For Airplane Travelers

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8:07am

Mon June 15, 2015
Games & Humor

Poker Champion Wins Event By Mistake

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5:00am

Mon June 15, 2015
NPR Story

Court In South Africa Detains Sudan's President On War Cimes

Originally published on Mon June 15, 2015 5:16 pm

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5:00am

Mon June 15, 2015
NPR Story

How An African-American Ad Man Changed The Face Of Advertising

Originally published on Mon June 15, 2015 10:42 pm

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Here is an idea that took advertisers decades and decades to realize.

TOM BURRELL: Black people are not dark-skinned white people.

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5:00am

Mon June 15, 2015
NPR Story

Saudi Arabia Opens Its Stock Exchange To Foreign Investors

Originally published on Mon June 15, 2015 8:07 am

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