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Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne & David Greene

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.

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5:23 am
Mon July 6, 2015

CME Futures Pits To Close. 'It Was A Great Run,' Traders Say

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Around the Nation
4:21 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Missing Comma Gets Woman Out Of A Parking Ticket

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3:59 am
Mon July 6, 2015

9-Year-Old Fisherman Lands 600 Pound Sturgeon

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Europe
3:01 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Greek Voters Give Bailout Referendum A Thumbs-Down

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Sports
3:01 am
Mon July 6, 2015

U.S. Soccer Fans Ecstatic Over World Cup Victory

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 6:00 am

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NPR Story
3:01 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Politics In The News: Iran Nuclear Talks

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 6:00 am

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3:01 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Waiting For An Accord, IAEA Readies To Verify Iran's Nuclear Program

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 12:10 pm

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Business
5:33 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Bubble Wrap Fans Were Outraged; Then Calmed Down

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. There was a big scare this week that bubble wrap as we know it is dead. The Internet flipped out when Sealed Air Corp announced a new type of bubble wrap. It'll be cheaper to store and ship but much less satisfying.

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Animals
5:33 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Parrot On A Winning Streak Picks Japan To Win Women's World Cup

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3:06 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Why It's An Uphill Battle To Make Indianapolis A More Pedestrian Friendly City

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3:06 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Implementation Of Obamacare Remains A Work In Progress

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 11:15 am

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3:06 am
Fri July 3, 2015

The Legal Business Of Marijuana Is Growing But The Industry Lacks Diversity

Originally published on Fri July 3, 2015 5:41 am

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Europe
3:06 am
Fri July 3, 2015

When Greeks Vote Sunday, It's Not Just About A Debt Deal

A man waits at an Athens bus stop where the Greek word "no" has been spray-painted over "yes" on a banner put up in advance of Sunday's referendum. Greek voters will say whether they want to accept or reject a deal that's been offered by the country's creditors. Greeks are deeply divided and analysts say the outcome is not clear.
Thanassis Stavrakis AP

Originally published on Fri July 3, 2015 10:20 am

Elisavet Zachariadou is a retired professor of history in Athens. She admires Italian art and reads French literature and German philosophy. She considers herself a European.

"When I learned that Greece is going to be part of the European Union [in the 1980s], I was very happy," she recalls. "And I said, 'How nice. And how good for all of us.' "

But Zachariadou's attachment to Europe is complex. She's 84 and lives in the Athens suburb where she grew up during World War II, when Nazi Germany invaded Greece and her people suffered horribly.

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Economy
9:17 am
Thu July 2, 2015

In June Jobs Report, Positive Numbers Belie Frustrations Beneath Surface

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Law
8:23 am
Thu July 2, 2015

BP Agrees To Fork Over Nearly $19B For Role In Gulf Oil Spill

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Food
5:32 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Obama Weighs In: No Peas In Guacamole

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5:32 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Despite Short Obit, Doug Led A Full Life

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Economy
3:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Puerto Ricans Fear Troubled Economy Will Inflict Real Pain

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Business
3:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Nike's Phil Knight, 77, To Step Down As Chairman

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 10:06 pm

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Research News
3:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Not All Online Restaurant Reviews Are Created Equal

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 5:32 am

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3:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

NBC News Chief Anchor Lester Holt Wants To Make Each Story Count

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 12:39 pm

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Law
3:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Gerrymandering Exacerbates Partisan Gridlock, Political Scientist Says

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 6:36 am

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3:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Justice Department Investigates Airlines For Possible Price Collusion

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 1:42 pm

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5:59 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Distracted Motorist Drives Over Raised Drawbridge

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:19 am

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5:59 am
Wed July 1, 2015

New Mother, Lost In Calif. Woods, Starts Fire To Get Attention

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:19 am

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U.S.
4:12 am
Wed July 1, 2015

After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

Carlos McKnight waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 1:42 pm

Having clinched the long-sought prize of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, some long-time advocates are now waking up to the realization that they need to find a new job. At least one major same-sex marriage advocacy group is preparing to close down and other LGBT organizations are retooling.

They have grown from a ragtag group with a radical idea into a massive multi-million dollar industry of slick and sophisticated sellers of a dream. Today, their very success has made their old jobs obsolete.

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Television
3:47 am
Wed July 1, 2015

USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (right) stars opposite Rob Corddry in the HBO series Ballers.
Jeff Daly HBO

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:18 am

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Education
3:20 am
Wed July 1, 2015

As Panama's Economy Booms, So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Panama City's skyline.
Arnulfo Franco AP

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:44 am

The 66th floor of Panama City's Trump Tower is a fine spot to experience Panama's booming economy. Beyond the building's windows, hundreds of skyscrapers stretch the length of the capital's skyline. Inside, a hand of blackjack will set you back $200, but all-you-can-drink champagne costs just $10.

On average, economic growth in Panama has topped 8 percent in the last five years, making the country the envy of its struggling Latin American neighbors.

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Business
3:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Martha Stewart's Company Sold For A Fraction Of Its Previous Worth

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:19 am

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Sports
3:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

U.S. Reaches World Cup Final After Beating Germany 2-0

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:19 am

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