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Gillian Coldsnow, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene help you wake up informed and up-to-date, on our flagship news show, Morning Edition. NPR's weekday morning newsmagazine includes coverage of breaking national and international stories, as well as thoughtful ideas and commentary, arts and culture reviews, and notes on human interest. Throughout the morning, Gillian also brings you regional news and weather to help you plan your day.

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Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam

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What We Know So Far In NYC Subway Blast

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New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo stood outside a New York City bus terminal and said today's rush-hour attack could've been worse.

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New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo stood this morning outside the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. In an underground passageway somewhere beneath Cuomo's feet, a man had set off a homemade suicide vest earlier in the morning.

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More than two weeks after Hondurans went to the polls to elect a new president, there is still no official winner. The current president holds a slight lead, but officials have yet to declare him the winner amid allegations of widespread fraud. Here's NPR's Carrie Kahn.

Evangelical Voters And Roy Moore

Dec 11, 2017

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Alabama Senator Richard Shelby made a statement yesterday.

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RICHARD SHELBY: I couldn't vote for Roy Moore. The state of Alabama deserves better.

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Work Harder As Batman

Dec 11, 2017

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All right, so we're going to lighten things up a little bit. In the hallowed halls of the U.S. Senate, it is common practice to quote history's great orators when making your point - Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Gandhi.

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Editor's note: This StoryCorps conversation was difficult to have, and may be hard for some listeners to hear and read.

Greg Gibson and Wayne Lo recently spoke for the first time in person at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution in Norfolk, a medium-security level prison for male inmates, but the story behind their meeting — how their lives collided and subsequently crumbled — began decades ago.

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The Future Of Franken's Seat

Dec 8, 2017

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And let's listen to just a few of Senator Al Franken's parting words yesterday. Franken resigned after several women accused him of unwanted sexual contact. And in a speech on the Senate floor, he said politics isn't easy and there are no guarantees.

Pizza-Making Gains World Heritage Status

Dec 8, 2017

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