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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
4:15 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Radcliffe Repays Soccer Team For Taxi Fare

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Around the Nation
3:57 am
Mon September 22, 2014

A Different Take On Nude Photographs

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 4:15 am

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Politics
3:13 am
Mon September 22, 2014

After Major Image Fumbles, NFL Now Runs Into Congress

Philadelphia Eagles player Zach Ertz attempts to catch a pass during Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Congress has seized on recent controversies to attack the NFL's tax-exempt status.
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Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 3:10 pm

The NFL just kicked off its 2014 season, and the $9 billion league is currently facing two powerful opponents: its own image and Congress.

Lawmakers have seized on controversies over domestic violence, child abuse and a team name to attack the NFL's tax exemption. While the individual teams generate billions in profits and pay taxes, the league office is considered a nonprofit and does not pay federal income taxes.

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World
3:10 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Canadian Surfers Ride Chocolate River's Waves For Miles

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 4:15 am

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Analysis
1:59 am
Mon September 22, 2014

White House focuses Firmly On Foreign Policy

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 4:15 am

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NPR Story
1:59 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 4:15 am

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Around the Nation
4:04 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Hearse Convoy Gets Set To Enter Hell

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 4:57 am

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Around the Nation
3:57 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Traveling Videogame Museum Gets Permanent Home

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Research News
2:57 am
Fri September 19, 2014

The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show

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NPR Story
2:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

How Much Pressure Is The U.S. Really Putting On Iran?

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 4:57 am

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Business
2:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

'Portland, Maine' Is Tim McGraw's Break Up Song

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Well, if you got the last word, I guess that makes this the last, last word in business. And today, it is Portland, as in Portland, Maine. That's the port city about 100 miles north of Boston.

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Business
2:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

General Mills To Close 2 Plants, Hundreds To Be Let Go

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Animals
4:15 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Dog From Philadelphia Ends Up In Oregon Shelter

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 4:50 am

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Around the Nation
4:01 am
Thu September 18, 2014

High School Reconsiders Student's Yearbook Photo

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 4:50 am

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Race
3:31 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Jacqueline Woodson On Being A 'Brown Girl' Who Dreams

Author Jacqueline Woodson reads from her newest novel, Sept. 15.
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Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 11:37 am

The first time author Jacqueline Woodson says she really understood poetry — and loved it — was after reading Langston Hughes in elementary school.

"Until then, I thought it was some code that older white people used to speak to each other. I didn't know what was going on with the line breaks and the words," Woodson recalls. "Once the floodgates opened, they opened."

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