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A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted by NPR's Steve Inskeep and David Greene in Washington, D.C., and Renee Montagne at NPR West in Culver City, CA. These hosts often get out from behind the anchor desk and travel around the world to report on the news firsthand.

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Around the Nation
2:06 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Early 'Breakfast Club' Script Found At Chicago High School

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 4:41 am

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Europe
2:06 am
Thu April 23, 2015

U.N. Representative Blames Syria's Civil War For Massive Migration Crisis

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 4:41 am

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The Two-Way
4:44 am
Wed April 22, 2015

'Sliver Of Hope' In Freddie Gray Case, Former Baltimore Police Chief Says

Protesters rally after a march for Freddie Gray that ended in front of the Baltimore Police Department's Western District police station Tuesday. Gray, 25, died from spinal injuries on April 19, one week after being arrested.
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Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 6:28 am

"Enough is enough!" hundreds of people chanted over and over in Baltimore Tuesday night, at a rally for Freddie Gray, a young black man who died in police custody earlier this month. A federal civil rights inquiry was launched Tuesday.

"We've had some other problems with African-Americans dying in police custody and at the hands of police officers here in Baltimore city," says Leonard Hamm, a former commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department who served from 2004-2007.

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Europe
4:44 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Cheers! 170-Year-Old Champagne Recovered From Shipwreck

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 5:55 am

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Around the Nation
4:44 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Firefighters Extricate Stuck Duck From Fireplace

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 5:55 am

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NPR Story
2:01 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Boston Bombing Jury To Hear More Testimony Before Sentencing Tsarnaev

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 5:55 am

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2:01 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Young Black Man In Baltimore Dies 1 Week After A Police Confrontation

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 3:09 pm

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NPR Story
2:01 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Bradley's 'China Mirage' Portrays A Long-Running U.S. Mistake In Asia

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 5:55 am

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Around the Nation
4:34 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Roommates Fight Over: Who Is The Greatest NBA Player Ever?

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World
4:34 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Isis Booted From List Of Pacific Hurricane Names

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2:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

3-D Printers Are Changing The Way People Think About Manufacturing

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 6:52 am

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2:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Ariz. Sheriff Who's Tough On Illegal Immigration Faces Contempt Hearing

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 12:22 pm

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NPR Story
2:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Immigrants Flee South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 12:30 pm

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2:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Celebrated Afghan Writer Recalls Kabul Of Decades Ago

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 4:34 am

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Around the Nation
4:13 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 4:49 am

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house, cries they thought were people trapped inside. They found, instead, two parrots. As one firefighter told KBOI...

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Sports
4:07 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Cubs Pitcher Thinks On The Fly To Get The Out At First

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 4:49 am

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2:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Weighing A Presidential Bid, O'Malley Cites Differences With Clinton

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 4:49 am

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NPR Story
2:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Ringo Starr Makes Second Appearance Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 4:49 am

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It's a milestone in the music world that was long coming. This story is also an excuse to play some music by the Beatles.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS")

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2:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

South African Authorities Try To Quell Xenophobic Violence

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 4:49 am

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NPR Story
2:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Italy Calls On EU To Act After Migrants Drown In Mediterranean

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 2:47 pm

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