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.
Morning Edition, it’s a world of ideas tailored to fit into your busy life.
Why Is Locating A Lost Airliner So Hard?
Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.
Tiny Sushi Is A Big Hit At Tokyo Restaurant
The sushi is so small customers might need tweezers rather than chopsticks to eat it. That's because the sushi is made with a single grain of rice. It started out as a joke but customers loved it.
New Zealand Man Wagers His Name In A Poker Game
After losing the bet, he had to change his name to one just shy of the 100-character limit for new names in New Zealand. The incident came to light recently because his passport expired.
Ukraine Crisis Weighs Heavy On Other Foreign Policy Issues
Is the rift with Russia over Ukraine impeding U.S. diplomatic efforts to end the war in Syria and curb Iran's nuclear ambitions? Renee Montagne talks to Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center.
Examining The Relationship Between Obama And Putin
For what President Obama and Vladimir Putin think of each other, David Greene talks to Angela Stent. Her new book, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century.
Maryland Transportation Bill Held Up Over War Reparations
State officials on Monday told a state House panel that if the legislation involving Holocaust reparations passes, it could jeopardize federal funding for a planned light rail project in the state.
This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.
This legislative session in Florida, one of the Republican authors of the "stand your ground" law is teaming with a Democratic leader on a bill to make some significant changes to the law.
Dropcam Lets Owners Keep Tabs On Their Pets
Thanks to a newly improved smartphone app and device, pet owners can check in on their furry friends. Through the app, you can not only see your pet, but talk to it through a speaker as well.
Ice And Snow Forced Airlines To Cancel Thousands Of Flights
The new year got off to a rough start for the airlines. The four largest airlines canceled more than 74,000 flights in January and February. Delta said poor weather cost it $90 million in revenue.
Steve Inskeep co-hosts Morning Edition. In 2004, he joined a team to reshape the program to aggressively cover breaking news. ME is the most widely heard radio news program in the United States.
From NPR West Renée Montagne co-hosts NPR's Morning Edition, a position she moved into in December 2004. She has worked for NPR's Science, National, and Foreign desks. For two years, she co-hosted All Things Considered with Robert Siegel .
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