Morning Edition

Steve Inskeep and Renée Montagne

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition. Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories.

The range of coverage includes reports on the Supreme Court from Nina Totenberg; education from Claudio Sanchez; health coverage from Joanne Silberner; and the latest on national security from Tom Gjelten. Steve and Renee interview newsmakers: from politicians, to academics, to filmmakers. In-depth stories explore topics like “digital generations” about the effect of technology on the way we live; special series delve into the intersection of science and art, and find untold stories of the country’s Hidden Kitchens.

Morning Edition, it’s a world of ideas tailored to fit into your busy life.

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Politics
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Tenn. Detention Facility Explores How To Control Rough Teens

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

China Sentences Professor Accused A Separatist Activities

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Hong Kong Democracy Protesters Give Government A Deadline To Respond

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Politics
5:06 am
Tue September 30, 2014

GOP Candidate In Michigan's U.S. Senate Race Avoids Media

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Europe
7:17 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Swedish Scientists Sneak Dylan Lyrics Into Published Papers

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Around the Nation
6:55 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Bear Inspires Runner To Qualify For State Meet

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Movie Reviews
5:24 am
Mon September 29, 2014

'Equalizer' Devotes Time To Character Development, Graphic Violence

Denzel Washington stars as a retired intelligence officer in The Equalizer.
Scott Garfield Sony Pictures

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 7:17 am

When star Denzel Washington and director Anton Fuqua collaborated on 2001's Training Day, the film won Washington an Oscar and changed the trajectory of his career. Now they are together again.

The Equalizer is unapologetic in its excessive, frequently grotesque violence. But because it's got Denzel Washington as its star, it's more interested in character development than you might guess.

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NPR Story
4:48 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Aleppo Residents Trapped Between Syrian Forces And ISIS Militants

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4:48 am
Mon September 29, 2014

White House And GOP-Controlled House Appear To Agree On ISIS Strategy

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NPR Story
4:48 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Trial To Begin In Atlanta Public Schools' Cheating Scandal

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Europe
7:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Slot Machine Win Helps Man Avoid Prison

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Television
7:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

'Saturday Night Live' Begins Season 40 This Weekend

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Tomorrow night, one of television's best-known shows marks a milestone.

(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE")

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: Live from New York.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: Live from New York.

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Europe
7:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Underground Beer Pipeline Solves Traffic Issue

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White House
10:40 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a Sept. 4 news conference at the Justice Department in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Originally published on Fri September 26, 2014 8:29 am

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Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in Congress.

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Around the Nation
7:14 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Harpist Finds Zoo's Primates A Captive Audience

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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Space
6:37 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Robot Spacecraft Strike Up Martian Friendship

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Research News
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

New York City police officers stand guard in Times Square earlier this month after a blog affiliated with the so-called Islamic State militants mentioned the area as a target for bombing.
Andrew Burton Getty Images

Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 5:00 pm

Protests in Ferguson and New York this summer rekindled an old debate about how American police use force.

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIS' Oil Refineries

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Ground Forces Needed To Play A Role In Strategy Against ISIS

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Here's what the U.S. has used against ISIS - or ISIL - an air offensive with powerful weapons and allies.

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Here's what the U.S. has not built up against ISIS in Syria - any credible ground force.

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Children's Health
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Respiratory Disease Affects Hundreds Of U.S. Kids

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World
1:31 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Obama Challenges U.N. To Confront World's Conflicts

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Europe
8:01 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Rural English Family Uses Doorbell To Find Lost Dog

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Around the Nation
7:33 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Uber Criticized For Surge Pricing

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Can Climate Legislation Pass In Washington's Political Environment?

Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 1:31 pm

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We're going to find out now more about the Obama administration's climate plans from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Secretary Moniz, welcome to the program.

U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY ERNEST MONIZ: Thank you very much, Audie.

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Obama Requests All Nations Participate In Climate Treaty

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Heads of state from over 100 countries are in New York City this week discussing ways to slow climate change. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports it's a dry run for a scheduled effort to draft a new treaty.

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Authorities Search For Ambush Suspect In Pocono Mountains

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 1:03 am

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Religion
5:05 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Vatican Arrests Former Archbishop On Child Abuse Charges

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U.S.
1:20 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Obama Emphasizes Coalition In Comments On Syrian Strikes

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Food
7:17 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Starbucks Tests Drink That Tastes Like Stout Beer

Originally published on Tue September 23, 2014 1:20 pm

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