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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.

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Thu June 25, 2015

The Dutch Ruling On Climate Change That Could Have A Global Impact

Dennis van Berkel, an attorney with the Dutch environmental group Urgenda, stands on an earthen berm on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The water is higher than the land on the other side of the berm. A Dutch court ruled in favor of Urgenda on Wednesday, saying the Dutch government must cut carbon emissions by 25 percent. Environmental groups in other countries were closely watching the case.
Ari Shapiro NPR

Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 4:29 pm

In a ruling that could echo far beyond the Netherlands, a Dutch court has sided with an environmental group and said the government must cut carbon emissions by 25 percent in five years in order to protect the country's citizens.

Many other environmental groups and governments have paid close attention to the Dutch case, and there are similar ones in the works in other countries, including Belgium and Norway.

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Thu June 25, 2015

3 Economists Answer This Question: What Keeps You Up At Night?

Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 10:01 am

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Around the Nation
5:31 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Cat Scares Black Bear Off Porch In Alaska

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 6:05 am

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Europe
4:56 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Bus Drivers In Russian City Angered By Court-Lowered Fares

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 6:05 am

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Around the Nation
4:11 am
Wed June 24, 2015

S.C. Retailers Caught In The Middle Of Renewed Debate Over Confederate Flag

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:06 am

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NPR Story
4:11 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Confederate Flag Merchandise Is Delicate Topic For Retailers

Originally published on Fri June 26, 2015 12:55 pm

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

'New Yorker' On Secret Civilian Efforts To Save America's ISIS Hostages

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 6:05 am

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Teenaged Female Shortstop Could Be Signed by MLB Team

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 10:31 am

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Lawmakers Promise To Take Action After NPR's Mustard Gas Exposure Report

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 10:41 am

This week, NPR has been reporting on World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas. The men were used as test subjects in secret experiments conducted by the U.S. military.

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Europe
5:12 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Obsessed Fan To Remove Miley Cyrus Tattoos

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:10 am

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World
5:12 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Skinny Jeans Land Australian Women In The Hospital

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:10 am

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NPR Story
3:02 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Authorities Find Items Linked To New York Prison Escapees

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:10 am

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NPR Story
3:02 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Musicians Deny Requests To Allow Their Music To Be Streamed

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:10 am

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NPR Story
3:02 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Church Tragedy Inspires Many To Learn More About Charleston's History

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:10 am

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Research News
5:33 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Pickled Foods May Ease Anxiety, Research Suggests

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 6:07 am

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Around the Nation
5:33 am
Mon June 22, 2015

66 Surfers On A Single Board Break Surfing Record

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 6:07 am

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NPR Story
2:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Report: Oklahoma Quakes Linked To Oil And Gas Wastewater

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 6:07 am

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NPR Story
2:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Is The Millennial Generation's Racial Tolerance Overstated?

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 7:32 am

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NPR Story
2:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musician Gunther Schuller Dies At 89

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 6:07 am

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Sports
5:00 am
Fri June 19, 2015

NFL Football Involved In Deflategate Is Up For Auction

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 6:18 am

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Animals
4:52 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Seagull Injures Classic Pianist

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 6:18 am

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Business
3:03 am
Fri June 19, 2015

How A Tax On Chicken Changed The Playing Field For U.S. Automakers

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 6:18 am

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Movie Interviews
3:03 am
Fri June 19, 2015

'Sadness Is Like A Superhero': Amy Poehler On Pixar's 'Inside Out'

"[Sadness is] such a funny opposite energy to Joy, who is literally jumping up and down," Poehler says. "And Sadness just wants to lie down and kind of feel her feelings." Poehler plays Joy (left) and Phyllis Smith plays Sadness in the new film Inside Out.
Disney/Pixar

Originally published on Sun June 21, 2015 10:37 am

A new animated feature from Pixar aims to do the near-impossible, as any parent would tell you: get inside the mind of a preteen girl. Inside Out is about an 11-year-old girl named Riley, but the real stars are her emotions — five colorful characters representing joy, sadness, anger, fear and disgust.

Pete Docter, the creative force behind Up and Monsters, Inc., wrote and directed the film, and actress Amy Poehler plays Joy. Both of them laugh about one of the biggest challenges of the movie: deciding how many emotions to include.

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Interviews
3:03 am
Fri June 19, 2015

'I'm So Proud To Have You As A Daughter'

Mario Loiseau and his daughter Mabou during a recent visit to StoryCorps.
StoryCorps

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 10:20 am

Mario Loiseau works two jobs, including long hours as a parking lot attendant, to help pay for his 9-year-old daughter Mabou's tutoring. Mabou is a science and language prodigy and is already studying college-level algebra.

"So Daddy, how did you feel when I was born?" she asked her father during a recent visit to StoryCorps in New York City.

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Television
3:03 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Why Isn't The Second Season Of 'True Detective' More Surprising?

Rachel McAdams appears with Colin Farrell in HBO's new season of True Detective.
Lacey Terrell HBO

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 10:53 am

(Be warned: This story has lots of spoiler-ish details about True Detectives' first few new episodes)

As I watched the first three episodes from HBO's new season of True Detective, one thought kept nagging: Why isn't this more, well, surprising?

Consider this scene, featuring Colin Farrell as Ray Velcoro, a police officer whose wife has been beaten and raped. Vince Vaughn is Frank Semyon, a crime boss who slips Farrell's character a picture of the possible culprit.

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NPR Story
3:03 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Justices: Governments Get More Say On License Plates, Less On Road Signs

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 6:18 am

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Business
3:03 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Researcher Sees Gradual Movement On Issue Of Paid Parental Leave

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 6:18 am

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News
10:25 am
Thu June 18, 2015

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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News
10:25 am
Thu June 18, 2015

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

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News
10:24 am
Thu June 18, 2015

Authorities Arrest Suspect in South Carolina Church Shooting

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