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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NPR Story
5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

No Cease-Fire In Sight For Eastern Ukraine

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 8:11 am

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NPR Story
5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Getty Photographer Witnesses Attack On Ebola Quarantine Center

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NPR Story
5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Kurdish Forces Claim To Have Driven Militants From Dam

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 8:11 am

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NPR Story
5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Mom's App Gets Revenge On Kids Who Ignore Messages

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 8:11 am

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NPR Story
5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Smartphone Users Might Be Reaching App Saturation

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 8:42 am

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World
7:36 am
Fri August 15, 2014

HitchBOT Makes Its Way Across Canada

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Television
7:36 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Plastic Water Bottle Shows Up In 'Downton Abbey' Photo

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Iraq
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Iraq Has New Leadership, Al-Malaki Will Step Aside

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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Business
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Copenhagen's First Free Supermarket Set To Open

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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And our Last Word in business today is try-vertising. That's ad speak for try before you buy - you know, like free samples. Well, a new supermarket opens this weekend in Denmark, and it's taking free samples to the next level.

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Business
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

World's Largest Beverage Company Keeps Diversifying

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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NPR's business news starts with a monster deal.

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NPR Story
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Panama Canal Symbolizes U.S. Geopolitical, Technological Power

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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Law
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

N.C. Sheriff Terry Johnson On Trial For Racial Profiling

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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Asia
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

China's Wanda Group Branches Out Into Entertainment

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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Europe
5:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Russian Aid Convoy Parked Near Ukraine Border

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:36 am

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Around the Nation
7:31 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Chicken Trying To Cross The Road Impedes Traffic

Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 7:50 am

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Europe
7:23 am
Thu August 14, 2014

To Unburden Bridge, Paris Discourages Love Locks

Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 7:50 am

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NPR Story
5:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Medical Aid Group: Liberia's Ebola Cases Spiral Upward

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NPR Story
5:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

A Surge Of Migrants At The Border ... Of Spain

An African migrant infant is handed off by a member of the Red Cross to a member of the Spanish coast guard in the port of Tarifa on Tuesday.
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Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 1:08 pm

More than 1,200 African migrants have landed in Spain on rubber rafts or flimsy boats in recent days. Many of them are women and children, now in Red Cross shelters packed beyond capacity. At one such facility with 500 beds, there are 1,200 temporary residents.

It's been the biggest mass migration push into Spain in decades.

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NPR Story
5:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Mideast Tensions Force Arab-Israeli Writer To Leave Jerusalem

Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 7:50 am

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Next, we'll report on a casualty of war. The war was the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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NPR Story
5:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Israel, Hamas Agree To Cease-Fire Extension

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NPR Story
5:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Northern Iraq Burdened With Military, Humanitarian Crises

Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 8:33 am

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NPR Story
5:37 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Kickstarter Helps Kenny Loggins Fan Realize His Dream

Originally published on Thu August 14, 2014 7:50 am

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Europe
7:19 am
Wed August 13, 2014

British Airways Hopes In-Flight Animals Will Cut Stress

Originally published on Wed August 13, 2014 7:38 am

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Around the Nation
7:12 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Pot Tax Fails To Be A Windfall For Colorado

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NPR Story
5:25 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Hollywood, Broadway Icon Lauren Bacall Dies At 89

Originally published on Wed August 13, 2014 7:38 am

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NPR Story
4:57 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Questions Linger Over Fatal Race Involving NASCAR's Stewart

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4:57 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Liberia Becomes Epicenter Of West Africa Ebola Crisis

Originally published on Wed August 13, 2014 7:38 am

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NPR Story
4:57 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Grocery App Tells You Company's Political Persuasion

Originally published on Wed August 13, 2014 7:38 am

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In our last word in Business, there's an app for that.

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And that is your effort to do business with companies that agree with your political beliefs.

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Around the Nation
7:42 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Wisconsin Man Spends Wedding Night In Jail

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Around the Nation
7:15 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Dead Woman Insists On 'Wizard Of Oz' Obit

Originally published on Tue August 12, 2014 7:42 am

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