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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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Around the Nation
5:16 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Scrawny Tree Gets Charlie Brown Treatment

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Asia
4:29 am
Fri November 28, 2014

In Pakistan, Political Oratory Is Flourishing

Originally published on Fri November 28, 2014 5:16 am

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3:07 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Shoppers Expected Out In Force On Black Friday

Originally published on Fri November 28, 2014 5:16 am

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3:07 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists

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3:07 am
Fri November 28, 2014

U.S. Is Home To 1.5 Million Undocumented Asian Immigrants

Originally published on Fri November 28, 2014 5:16 am

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Remembrances
10:12 am
Thu November 27, 2014

For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

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Europe
4:15 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Unknowingly, British Farmer Uses Priceless Dagger As Doorstop

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:12 am

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Europe
4:15 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Passengers Push Plane In Below Freezing Weather

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:12 am

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Around the Nation
3:05 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Marine Sgt. Kelly Brown Trains For Front-Line Combat Role

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:12 am

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NPR Story
2:42 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Astronauts Will Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner In Space

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:12 am

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And now this - Thanksgiving in space. This year, two American astronauts will be celebrating the holiday aboard the International Space Station. As NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports, Thanksgiving in orbit has its pros and cons.

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NPR Story
2:42 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Shakespeare Folio Found In Small-Town French Library

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:12 am

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NPR Story
2:42 am
Thu November 27, 2014

NFL Fans Get Their Fill With 3 Games On Thanksgiving

Jerry Dockery checks his frying turkey as he tailgates at Eastern Market before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears in Detroit on Thursday.
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Originally published on Fri November 28, 2014 3:23 am

Updated With Final Scores:

The Detroit Lions won handily over the Chicago Bears 34-17. Detroit is now 8-4 for the season.

The Philadelphia Eagles routed the Dallas Cowboys 33-10. The Eagles are now 9-3 and lead the NFC East by one game over the Cowboys.

The Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 19-3. Seattle is one game ahead of San Francisco for second place in the NFC West.

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Around the Nation
6:15 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Seattle Mayor Pardons Tofurkey

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Animals
6:15 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Dog Keeps Up With Athletes, Gets Adopted

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 6:51 am

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NPR Story
3:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Why Fed Officials Are Concerned About Too Little Inflation

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 6:15 am

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NPR Story
3:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Viewpoint On Ferguson: People Have To Understand The Other Side

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 6:15 am

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NPR Story
3:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 6:15 am

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Europe
5:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Hotel Looking For Guests With Social Media Clout

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 6:02 am

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Around the Nation
5:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 6:02 am

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with news from "Casablanca."

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INGRID BERGMAN: (As Isla) Play it once, Sam, for old times' sake.

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NPR Story
3:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 6:02 am

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Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, crowded terminals, little personal space. It is the busiest travel week of the year. Here's NPR's David Schaper.

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NPR Story
3:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 8:57 am

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NPR Story
3:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 6:02 am

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U.S.
11:02 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down. President Obama made the announcement in an East Room appearance minutes ago.

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U.S.
8:29 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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Asia
6:41 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hospital 'Shocks' Fathers-To-Be

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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Europe
5:25 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Polish Town Thinks Winnie The Pooh Needs A Pair Of Pants

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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All Tech Considered
3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Action On Immigration Meets Silence, Skepticism In Silicon Valley

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

Tech companies lobbies all the time — for tax reform, patent reform. But usually, it's in the form of big checks and quiet back room meetings.

Immigration was different — the issue where business leaders decided to ally with Latino community groups and labor unions. And now that President Obama has issued an executive action, the tech sector is sorting out its next steps.

Love Song Goes Quiet

For a while, it seemed, Silicon Valley and Washington DC were singing each other a love song.

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NPR Story
3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Ferguson Clergy Appeal For Calm Ahead Of Grand Jury's Decision

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

D.C.'s 'Mayor For Life' Ends His Reign: Marion Barry Dies At 78

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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