Morning Edition

Weekdays, 3:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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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Europe
3:53 am
Fri March 6, 2015

German Nightclubs Try Out Urine-Repellent Paint

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Around the Nation
3:17 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Families Stage 'Sled-In' Protests On Capitol Hill

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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Europe
2:18 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Will Greece's New Atheist Government Help Muslims Integrate?

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 4:26 am

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NPR Story
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Hockey Great Slava Fetisov Featured In 'Red Army' Documentary

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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NPR Story
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Being Unoriginal Is Not The Biggest Problem For 'Chappie'

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:07 am

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Around the Nation
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

As Workers' Comp Varies From State To State, Workers Pay The Price

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 4:26 am

Injured workers who are dependent on workers' compensation have faced eroding benefits. We go to Alabama and Georgia, where the value of an amputated arm is $700,000 more just across the state line.

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* How Much Is Your Arm Worth? Depends On Where You Work

* Interactive: State By State Body Part Values

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History
7:10 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Billionaire's Research Team Discovers Japanese World War II Battleship

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NPR News Investigations
6:19 am
Thu March 5, 2015

'Grand Bargain' In Workers' Comp Unravels, Harming Injured Workers Further

Joel Ramirez climbs back into his wheelchair with the help of Francisco Guardado, a home health aide, at his home in Rialto, Calif. Ramirez was paralyzed from the waist down in 2009 when a 900-pound crate fell on him at a warehouse. Changes to California workers' compensation laws have impacted his quality of care.
Patrick T. Fallon for ProPublica

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 8:13 am

Workers injured on the job are supposed to get guaranteed medical care and money to live on. Employers and their insurance companies pay for that.

And in return, employers don't get sued for workplace accidents. But this "grand bargain," as it's called, in workers' compensation, seems to be unraveling.

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Around the Nation
4:30 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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World
4:30 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Canadians Told To Stop Drawing Spock On $5

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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Politics
2:38 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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NPR Story
2:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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NPR Story
2:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

As Economy Improves, Wages Remain Stagnant

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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Africa
2:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Boko Haram Ramps Up Attacks Despite Effort To Repel Them

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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World
4:52 am
Wed March 4, 2015

2 Stories Of Law And Order

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