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.

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Business
1:07 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Bank Of America Settles Mortgage Case For $16.65 Billion

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Middle East
10:45 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Hamas Senior Leaders Killed In Predawn Israeli Airstrike

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Around the Nation
7:37 am
Thu August 21, 2014

George Bush Challenges Bill Clinton To Ice Bucket Challenge

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 1:07 pm

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. Former president George W. Bush has responded to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Europe
6:55 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Oslo Police Arrest Intoxicated Segway Driver

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Europe
5:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy

Ukrainian soldiers muster at a point close to Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, as Ukrainian troops make a push into rebel-held territory.
Petro Zadorozhnyy AP

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 3:17 pm

The Ukrainian government claims its armed forces have recaptured a large part of the eastern city of Luhansk following fierce battles Wednesday with pro-Russian separatist fighters.

This is part of a broader campaign by the Ukrainians that has been marked by a number of successes recently. But as is often the case here, it's impossible to independently verify what either side says. Both the military and the rebels prevent reporters from getting near embattled areas, and in many places like Luhansk, phones and Internet are not working.

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Other Hostages Are In Danger, White House Official Says

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Sports
5:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

'Awesome Mix' Is No. 1 On Billboard 200 Album Chart

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And our last word in Business is - awesome. The "Awesome Mix Volume 1" is, for the second week in a row, number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

China Investigates Lexus For Anti-Monopoly Violations

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Africa
11:52 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot

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Around the Nation
7:04 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Missing: Bag Of Money Left On Roof Of Armored Car

Originally published on Wed August 20, 2014 11:52 am

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Good morning. I'm David Green. Gamblers are usually thrilled when a casino loses money. Then again, the Revel in Atlantic City is so cash-strapped, it's closing its doors after filing for bankruptcy twice.

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Asia
5:24 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Hello Kitty Joins The Space Race

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image

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OK, the most important thing in the world is happening right now, that is if you're a Little League baseball player.

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers

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Kelly, you grew up in the '80s like I did. You went to the mall a lot, right?

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Yeah, what else are you going to do when you're 13?

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Latest Cease-Fire In Gaza Collapses

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5:07 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Vodquila Gets Attention From Prestigious Competition

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And our Last Word in business today is Vodquila.

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What?

MCEVERS: Think about it. It's a hybrid. It's exactly what it sounds like.

GREENE: Is this, like, a mix of vodka and tequila?

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NPR Story
5:01 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Legendary Skateboarder Jay Adams Dies At 53

Originally published on Tue August 19, 2014 7:35 am

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If you know anything about skateboarding, you know that skaters have lost an icon. Jay Adams is known for taking skateboarding from the streets of LA to the world of extreme sports. Adams died on Friday at the age of 53. NPR's Nathan Rott has this remembrance.

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NPR Story
5:01 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Rare Good News Regarding 5 Ebola Patients In Nigeria

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5:01 am
Tue August 19, 2014

In Ferguson, Family Takes Turns Guarding Front Door

Originally published on Tue August 19, 2014 7:35 am

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Around the Nation
7:44 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Mr. T Not Picked To Serve On Jury

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

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Asia
7:44 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Running Late, Pope Skips Evening Prayers In South Korea

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5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Thoughts Of Fall Butt Into Lazy Day Of Summer

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

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NPR Story
5:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

How Does Winning Math's Fields Medal Affect Productivity?

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 10:04 am

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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

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 10:17 am

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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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