Morning Edition

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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.

Heard regularly on Morning Edition are some of the most familiar voices including news analyst Cokie Roberts and sport commentator Frank Deford as well as the special series StoryCorps, which travels the country recording America's oral history.

Produced and distributed by NPR in Washington, D.C., Morning Edition draws on reporting from correspondents based around the world, and producers and reporters in locations in the United States. This reporting is supplemented by NPR Member station reporters across the country as well as independent producers and reporters throughout the public radio system.

Since its debut on November 5, 1979, Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors, including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

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U.S.
12:02 pm
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.
9:29 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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Asia
7:06 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hospital 'Shocks' Fathers-To-Be

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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Europe
6:25 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Polish Town Thinks Winnie The Pooh Needs A Pair Of Pants

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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NPR Story
4:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

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

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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