NPR Programs: Morning Edition : NPR https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3 <em>Morning Edition</em> takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day. en Copyright 2019 NPR - For Personal Use Only NPR API RSS Generator 0.94 Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:51:00 -0500 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/08/06/npr_me_podcasttile_sq-4036eb96471eeed96c37dfba404bb48ea798e78c.jpg?s=200 Morning Edition https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3 no Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.]]> NPR no Training Pilot Apparently Wanted To Be Doing Something Else Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:51:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532340/training-pilot-apparently-wanted-to-be-doing-something-else?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532340/training-pilot-apparently-wanted-to-be-doing-something-else?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Training Pilot Apparently Wanted To Be Doing Something Else NPR 27 no The Australian pilot was asked to test a single propeller plane at a single speed for two hours. At some point he used his tracking device to spell out the words, "I'm Bored." Australia Says Rodent On Bramble Cay Is Extinct Because Of Climate Change Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532354/australia-says-rodent-on-bramble-cay-is-extinct-because-of-climate-change?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532354/australia-says-rodent-on-bramble-cay-is-extinct-because-of-climate-change?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Australia Says Rodent On Bramble Cay Is Extinct Because Of Climate Change NPR 58 no The Australian government has officially recognized the extinction of the Bramble Cay melomys, said to be the first mammalian extinction caused by human-induced climate change. Morning News Brief Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532326/morning-news-brief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532326/morning-news-brief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Morning News Brief NPR 668 no Coast Guard officer is arrested for allegedly planning a terrorist attack. A young woman who fled the U.S. to join ISIS wants to return home. Police charge "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett with filing a false report. British Lawmakers Ditch Their Parties And Form A New Voting Bloc Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532410/british-lawmakers-ditch-their-parties-and-form-a-new-voting-bloc?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532410/british-lawmakers-ditch-their-parties-and-form-a-new-voting-bloc?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition British Lawmakers Ditch Their Parties And Form A New Voting Bloc NPR 226 no Rachel Martin talks to Brexit researcher Georgina Wright about British lawmakers who have left their parties to create an independent group. Its main objective is to force a second Brexit referendum. After Racist Incident, Can Va. Gov. Northam Be A Bipartisan Dealmaker? Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532396/after-racist-incident-can-va-gov-northam-be-a-bipartisan-dealmaker?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532396/after-racist-incident-can-va-gov-northam-be-a-bipartisan-dealmaker?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition After Racist Incident, Can Va. Gov. Northam Be A Bipartisan Dealmaker? NPR 218 no Before admitting to wearing blackface, Gov. Ralph Northam positioned himself as a someone who could reach across the aisle and get things done. He has rejected calls to resign. Pope Convenes Summit To Address Clergy's Sexual Abuse Of Children Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532389/pope-convenes-summit-to-address-clergys-sexual-abuse-of-children?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532389/pope-convenes-summit-to-address-clergys-sexual-abuse-of-children?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Pope Convenes Summit To Address Clergy's Sexual Abuse Of Children NPR 236 no David Greene talks to Rev. Thomas Reese, a Jesuit priest with Religion News Service, about Pope Francis calling all bishops to Rome to address the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Inflation Hits Venezuela But The Government Keeps Gas Prices Low Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532382/inflation-hits-venezuela-but-the-government-keeps-gas-prices-low?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532382/inflation-hits-venezuela-but-the-government-keeps-gas-prices-low?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Inflation Hits Venezuela But The Government Keeps Gas Prices Low NPR 136 no Inflation has hit 1 million percent in Venezuela. It's hard to buy the basics such as food and medicine. But you can buy a whole tank of gasoline for less than you can an eight-ounce bottle of water. Vocal Critic Explains Why He Now Supports President Trump Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532375/vocal-critic-explains-why-he-now-supports-president-trump?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532375/vocal-critic-explains-why-he-now-supports-president-trump?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Vocal Critic Explains Why He Now Supports President Trump NPR 282 no Rachel Martin talks to conservative radio host and former "Never Trumper" Erick Erickson about why he has changed his mind and decided to support President Trump. Ohio Grassroots Group Wants A Great Lake To Have Its Own Bill Of Rights Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532368/ohio-grassroots-group-wants-a-great-lake-to-have-its-own-bill-of-rights?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532368/ohio-grassroots-group-wants-a-great-lake-to-have-its-own-bill-of-rights?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Ohio Grassroots Group Wants A Great Lake To Have Its Own Bill Of Rights NPR 243 no Voters in Toledo, Ohio, will decide if Lake Erie has legal rights. It's an attempt to amend the city's charter after efforts failed to address toxic algal blooms that affect water supplies. Jussie Smollet Of 'Empire' Charged With Filing False Police Report Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532361/jussie-smollet-of-empire-charged-with-filing-false-police-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532361/jussie-smollet-of-empire-charged-with-filing-false-police-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Jussie Smollet Of 'Empire' Charged With Filing False Police Report NPR 299 no Chicago police charged Jussie Smollett with disorderly conduct after he allegedly filed a false report about being attacked. The story has been wracked with controversy since it emerged last month. Instagram Account Hit With Shame Campaign After It Steals Jokes Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532347/instagram-account-hit-with-shame-campaign-after-it-steals-jokes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532347/instagram-account-hit-with-shame-campaign-after-it-steals-jokes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Instagram Account Hit With Shame Campaign After It Steals Jokes NPR 215 no Stealing jokes is as old as comedy itself and it has become increasingly rampant and profitable on Instagram. One social media campaign may be forcing a major Instagram account to change its behavior. Coast Guard Officer Faces Domestic Terrorism Charges Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532333/coast-guard-officer-faces-domestic-terrorism-charges?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696532333/coast-guard-officer-faces-domestic-terrorism-charges?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Coast Guard Officer Faces Domestic Terrorism Charges NPR 219 no He is in custody in suburban Washington, D.C. Court papers indicate the suspect, a self-described white nationalist who stockpiled weapons, wrote that he wanted to kill as many people as possible. How Pianist Kris Bowers Found His Inner Virtuoso For Oscar-Nominated 'Green Book' Green Book, explains how it was done.]]> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696397661/how-pianist-kris-bowers-found-his-inner-virtuoso-for-oscar-nominated-green-book?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696397661/how-pianist-kris-bowers-found-his-inner-virtuoso-for-oscar-nominated-green-book?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition How Pianist Kris Bowers Found His Inner Virtuoso For Oscar-Nominated 'Green Book' NPR Green Book, explains how it was done.]]> 361 no The 29-year-old pianist and composer who performs all the on-screen music in the Oscar-nominated movie, <em>Green Book</em>, explains how it was done. How Do You Preserve History On The Moon? Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:02:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696129505/how-do-you-preserve-history-on-the-moon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696129505/how-do-you-preserve-history-on-the-moon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition How Do You Preserve History On The Moon? NPR 238 no As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing nears, some say the site of the first footprints on the moon should be protected. But historic preservation off our planet is unprecedented. 'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:00:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696277594/expect-change-robert-lighthizer-is-trump-s-hardball-playing-china-trade-negotiat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696277594/expect-change-robert-lighthizer-is-trump-s-hardball-playing-china-trade-negotiat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator NPR 382 no The U.S. Trade Representative has spent his career warning about the problems and perils of global trade. Now, as the chief U.S. negotiator with China, he's in a position to do something about it. Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture, Rules Excessive Fines Apply To States Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:04:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696360090/supreme-court-limits-civil-asset-forfeiture-rules-excessive-fines-apply-to-state?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696360090/supreme-court-limits-civil-asset-forfeiture-rules-excessive-fines-apply-to-state?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture, Rules Excessive Fines Apply To States NPR 130 no Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the opinion and announced it on just her second day back at court after surgery for lung cancer late last year. Russian President Putin Cautions U.S. About Missile Deployments Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:46:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696200444/russian-president-putin-cautions-u-s-about-missile-deployments?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696200444/russian-president-putin-cautions-u-s-about-missile-deployments?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Russian President Putin Cautions U.S. About Missile Deployments NPR 224 no Russian President Putin says he's prepared to target his weapons at the U.S., if the U.S. builds up missile forces in Europe. The threat comes after the U.S. withdraw form a Cold War era arms pact. Will President Trump's Border Wall Keep Drugs Out Of The U.S.? Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:03:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696192725/will-president-trumps-border-wall-keep-drugs-out-of-the-u-s?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696192725/will-president-trumps-border-wall-keep-drugs-out-of-the-u-s?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Will President Trump's Border Wall Keep Drugs Out Of The U.S.? NPR 396 no Steve Inskeep talks to ex-Deputy Drug Enforcement Administrator Jack Riley about Trump's national emergency declaration, which could take money from drug interdiction efforts to fund a border wall. In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:48:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/695938755/in-garlic-capital-tariffs-and-immigration-crackdown-have-mixed-impacts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/695938755/in-garlic-capital-tariffs-and-immigration-crackdown-have-mixed-impacts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts NPR 257 no Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways. Here's Your Chance For A Free Haircut But There's A Catch Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172543/heres-your-chance-for-a-free-haircut-but-theres-a-catch?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172543/heres-your-chance-for-a-free-haircut-but-theres-a-catch?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Here's Your Chance For A Free Haircut But There's A Catch NPR 26 no Just visit the barber in Vietnam and have your hair styled to look like the leader of North Korea or the president of the U.S. The AP reports the barber is preparing for the upcoming summit. Should The U.S. Sell Montana To Canada? Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:47:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172501/should-the-u-s-sell-montana-to-canada?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172501/should-the-u-s-sell-montana-to-canada?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Should The U.S. Sell Montana To Canada? NPR 27 no Ian Hammond drafted a petition on change.org to reduce the national debt by selling the state to Canada. UPI reports Hammond was stunned when thousands of people signed on. Venezuela's Political Crisis Plays Out In Global Oil Markets Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172550/venezuelas-political-crisis-plays-out-in-global-oil-markets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172550/venezuelas-political-crisis-plays-out-in-global-oil-markets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Venezuela's Political Crisis Plays Out In Global Oil Markets NPR 225 no NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Francisco Monaldi, energy expert at the Baker Institute at Rice University, about the collapse of Venezuela's oil sector, after the U.S. banned imports from the country. Ala. Newspaper Publisher Is Criticized For Controversial KKK Op-Ed Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172536/ala-newspaper-publisher-is-criticized-for-controversial-kkk-op-ed?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172536/ala-newspaper-publisher-is-criticized-for-controversial-kkk-op-ed?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Ala. Newspaper Publisher Is Criticized For Controversial KKK Op-Ed Kyle Gassiott 189 no A newspaper publisher in rural Alabama has written an editorial calling for the return of the Ku Klux Klan. Reaction in the town of Linden has been one of anger and frustration. House Panel: Trump Officials Tried To Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172529/house-panel-trump-officials-tried-to-rush-nuclear-technology-to-saudis?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172529/house-panel-trump-officials-tried-to-rush-nuclear-technology-to-saudis?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition House Panel: Trump Officials Tried To Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis NPR 270 no Steve Inskeep talks to ex-Energy Secretary Bill Richardson about a House Democrats' report detailing how Trump administration officials apparently sought to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Remembering Former Dodger Great Don Newcombe Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172522/remembering-former-dodger-great-don-newcombe?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172522/remembering-former-dodger-great-don-newcombe?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Remembering Former Dodger Great Don Newcombe NPR 136 no Don Newcombe, who joined the Brooklyn Dodgers as a pitcher in the 1940s died on Tuesday. He was 92. Newcombe was one of the first black pitchers in Major League Baseball. The Democratic Field For President Has Gotten Quite Crowded Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172515/the-democratic-field-for-president-has-gotten-quite-crowded?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172515/the-democratic-field-for-president-has-gotten-quite-crowded?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition The Democratic Field For President Has Gotten Quite Crowded NPR 280 no David Greene talks to Democratic strategist Karine Jean-Pierre about the 2020 primary contenders. How is a candidate supposed to standout? Colin Kaepernick's Long Legal Battle With The NFL Is Over The Atlantic about the NFL's settlement with Colin Kaepernick, who claimed team owners conspired to blacklist him for taking a knee during the national anthem.]]> Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172508/colin-kaepernicks-long-legal-battle-with-the-nfl-is-over?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172508/colin-kaepernicks-long-legal-battle-with-the-nfl-is-over?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Colin Kaepernick's Long Legal Battle With The NFL Is Over NPR The Atlantic about the NFL's settlement with Colin Kaepernick, who claimed team owners conspired to blacklist him for taking a knee during the national anthem.]]> 232 no David Greene talks to Jemele Hill of <em>The Atlantic</em> about the NFL's settlement with Colin Kaepernick, who claimed team owners conspired to blacklist him for taking a knee during the national anthem. Conservationists In New Mexico Are Concerned About A Border Wall's Impact Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172491/conservations-in-new-mexico-are-concerned-about-a-border-walls-impact?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172491/conservations-in-new-mexico-are-concerned-about-a-border-walls-impact?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Conservationists In New Mexico Are Concerned About A Border Wall's Impact Mallory Falk 228 no The Department of Homeland Security is able to waive environmental regulations for national security reasons. Environmentalists worry about the impact on flood plains and wildlife migration patterns. Anti-Government Protesters In Haiti Call For The President To Resign Miami Herald who is in Haiti covering protests against government corruption and high inflation.]]> Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172481/anti-government-protesters-in-haiti-call-for-the-president-to-resign?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172481/anti-government-protesters-in-haiti-call-for-the-president-to-resign?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Anti-Government Protesters In Haiti Call For The President To Resign NPR Miami Herald who is in Haiti covering protests against government corruption and high inflation.]]> 220 no David Greene talks to Jacqueline Charles of the <em>Miami Herald</em> who is in Haiti covering protests against government corruption and high inflation. Only Ariana Grande And The Beatles Have Accomplished This Musical Feat Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172474/only-ariana-grande-and-the-beatles-have-accomplished-this-musical-feat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172474/only-ariana-grande-and-the-beatles-have-accomplished-this-musical-feat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Only Ariana Grande And The Beatles Have Accomplished This Musical Feat NPR 76 no Pop singer Ariana Grande made music history this week. She is the first act to nab the top-three spots on the Billboard Hot 100 since The Beatles in 1964. News Brief: Saudi Arabia, Haiti, Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172467/morning-news-brief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/696172467/morning-news-brief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition News Brief: Saudi Arabia, Haiti, Genetically Modified Mosquitoes NPR 679 no House Democrats say Trump officials tried to rush transferring nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Protesters in Haiti demand the president resign. Mosquitoes modified to carry a powerful gene drive. A Thousand People In The Street: 'For What It's Worth' Captured Youth In Revolt Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/693790065/buffalo-springfield-for-what-its-worth-american-anthem?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/693790065/buffalo-springfield-for-what-its-worth-american-anthem?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition A Thousand People In The Street: 'For What It's Worth' Captured Youth In Revolt NPR 411 no Though often associated with the Vietnam War, Buffalo Springfield's signature song was inspired by a confrontation back home, which erupted on a few famous blocks in Los Angeles. Plotted From A Prison Cot, Wrongly Accused Man Whips Smoothie Dream Into Reality Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/693465365/plotted-from-a-prison-cot-wrongly-accused-man-whips-smoothie-dream-into-reality?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/693465365/plotted-from-a-prison-cot-wrongly-accused-man-whips-smoothie-dream-into-reality?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Plotted From A Prison Cot, Wrongly Accused Man Whips Smoothie Dream Into Reality Karen Brown 261 no As an exoneree, Mark Schand did not qualify for job training, tuition help or other re-entry services offered to people on parole. But he did fight for, and receive, monetary compensation. 'You Get Paid For Doing Therapy': Stand-Up Comedians On Anger Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/689926199/you-get-paid-for-doing-therapy-stand-up-comedians-on-anger?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/20/689926199/you-get-paid-for-doing-therapy-stand-up-comedians-on-anger?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'You Get Paid For Doing Therapy': Stand-Up Comedians On Anger NPR 345 no For centuries, people have turned to jesters for relief from the miseries of life. As it turns out, some stand-up performers turn pain and rage into their own coping and catharsis. Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:00:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/02/20/693735499/scientists-release-controversial-genetically-modified-mosquitoes-in-high-securit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/02/20/693735499/scientists-release-controversial-genetically-modified-mosquitoes-in-high-securit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Scientists Release Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In High-Security Lab NPR 419 no The insects were created, using CRISPR, to carry a powerful "gene drive." The mosquitoes could provide a potent weapon against malaria, but they raise fears about unpredictable environmental effects. Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dies Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:47:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695912615/designer-karl-lagerfeld-dies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695912615/designer-karl-lagerfeld-dies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dies NPR 230 no Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died in Paris today. Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Dana Thomas about the legacy of the longtime creative director at Chanel and Fendi. Tensions Rise In Kashmir After Suicide Car Bomb, Gun Battles Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:23:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695888654/tensions-rise-in-kashmir-after-suicide-car-bomb-gun-battles?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695888654/tensions-rise-in-kashmir-after-suicide-car-bomb-gun-battles?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Tensions Rise In Kashmir After Suicide Car Bomb, Gun Battles NPR 131 no Violence has erupted in Kashmir, the Himalayan valley split between India and Pakistan. Kashmiris are mostly Muslims and India has a Hindu majority. There are fears sectarian violence could break out. New Jersey Is Among 16 States To Sue Over Trump Emergency Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695887591/new-jersey-is-among-16-states-to-sue-over-trump-emergency?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695887591/new-jersey-is-among-16-states-to-sue-over-trump-emergency?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition New Jersey Is Among 16 States To Sue Over Trump Emergency NPR 322 no Rachel Martin talks to N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal about the lawsuit against the Trump administration over the president's national emergency declaration that aims to fund a border wall. College Lacrosse Superstar Has A Problem: His Big Head Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:37:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874090/college-lacrosse-superstar-has-a-problem-his-big-head?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874090/college-lacrosse-superstar-has-a-problem-his-big-head?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition College Lacrosse Superstar Has A Problem: His Big Head NPR 28 no Alex Chu is a freshman at Wheaton College, where he was recruited to play goalie. But because his head won't fit into a regular helmet, he's been benched. A custom helmet costs thousands of dollars. France Recognizes Lightsaber Dueling, 'Time' Magazine Reports Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:24:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874041/france-recognizes-lightsaber-dueling-time-magazine-reports?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874041/france-recognizes-lightsaber-dueling-time-magazine-reports?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition France Recognizes Lightsaber Dueling, 'Time' Magazine Reports NPR 29 no France's fencing federation hopes the move will lure people addicted to their screens to exercise more. Lightsaber instructors will train people to take part in three-minute bouts. Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, No Longer An Underdog Tue, 19 Feb 2019 06:22:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/676923000/bernie-sanders-enters-2020-presidential-campaign-no-longer-an-underdog?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/676923000/bernie-sanders-enters-2020-presidential-campaign-no-longer-an-underdog?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, No Longer An Underdog NPR 222 no The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time. Review: PBS'American Masters - Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874097/review-pbsamerican-masters-sammy-davis-jr-ive-gotta-be-me?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874097/review-pbsamerican-masters-sammy-davis-jr-ive-gotta-be-me?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Review: PBS'American Masters - Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me NPR 227 no Sammy Davis, Jr. could sing, dance and act. In PBS' American Masters documentary, a central theme is how Davis coped with the realities of life as a black entertainer in a racist America. President Trump's Plan To Stop HIV Faces A Tough Road In Oklahoma Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874083/president-trumps-plan-to-stop-hiv-faces-a-tough-road-in-oklahoma?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874083/president-trumps-plan-to-stop-hiv-faces-a-tough-road-in-oklahoma?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition President Trump's Plan To Stop HIV Faces A Tough Road In Oklahoma NPR no Trump's proposal to tackle HIV promises extra help for seven states where HIV has become a rural problem. Experts in Oklahoma wonder if it will be enough, given the state's high uninsured rate. Trump Broadens Efforts To Pressure Venezuela's President To Resign Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874076/trump-broadens-efforts-to-pressure-venezuelas-president-to-resign?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874076/trump-broadens-efforts-to-pressure-venezuelas-president-to-resign?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Trump Broadens Efforts To Pressure Venezuela's President To Resign NPR 213 no Rachel Martin talks to Patrick Duddy, ex-U.S. ambassador to Venezuela, about the latest push for regime change in Venezuela, including a warning that the military should stop supporting the president. 'Uninhabitable Earth' Spotlights 3 Climate Change Misunderstandings The Uninhabitable Earth, who outlines the current misunderstandings and upcoming impacts of climate change.]]> Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874069/-uninhabitable-earth-draws-attention-to-3-major-misunderstandings-about-climate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874069/-uninhabitable-earth-draws-attention-to-3-major-misunderstandings-about-climate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'Uninhabitable Earth' Spotlights 3 Climate Change Misunderstandings NPR The Uninhabitable Earth, who outlines the current misunderstandings and upcoming impacts of climate change.]]> 421 no Rachel Martin talks to David Wallace-Wells, author of <em>The Uninhabitable Earth</em>, who outlines the current misunderstandings and upcoming impacts of climate change. Will Trump's National Emergency Declaration Help Him In 2020? National Review, about a poll finding over 60 percent of Americans disapprove of President Trump declaring an emergency at the southern border.]]> Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874062/will-trumps-national-emergency-declaration-help-him-in-2020?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874062/will-trumps-national-emergency-declaration-help-him-in-2020?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Will Trump's National Emergency Declaration Help Him In 2020? NPR National Review, about a poll finding over 60 percent of Americans disapprove of President Trump declaring an emergency at the southern border.]]> 361 no David Greene talks to Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at <em>National Review</em>, about a poll finding over 60 percent of Americans disapprove of President Trump declaring an emergency at the southern border. 'Last Boat Out Of Shanghai': The Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874055/last-boat-out-of-shanghai-the-chinese-who-fled-maos-revolution?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874055/last-boat-out-of-shanghai-the-chinese-who-fled-maos-revolution?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'Last Boat Out Of Shanghai': The Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution NPR 425 no This year marks the 70th anniversary of the communist revolution in China. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Helen Zia, who wrote a book about the Chinese who fled the revolution. 7 U.K. Lawmakers Quit Labour Party And Form Independent Group Financial Times about the decision of seven Labour members of Parliament to leave their party and start a new political platform: The Independent Group.]]> Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874048/7-u-k-lawmakers-quit-labour-party-and-form-independent-group?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874048/7-u-k-lawmakers-quit-labour-party-and-form-independent-group?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 7 U.K. Lawmakers Quit Labour Party And Form Independent Group NPR Financial Times about the decision of seven Labour members of Parliament to leave their party and start a new political platform: The Independent Group.]]> 232 no Rachel Martin talks to Robert Shrimsley of the <em>Financial Times</em> about the decision of seven Labour members of Parliament to leave their party and start a new political platform: The Independent Group. N.C. Officials Examine Fraud Charges In Disputed Congressional Election Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874034/n-c-officials-examine-fraud-charges-in-disputed-congressional-election?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874034/n-c-officials-examine-fraud-charges-in-disputed-congressional-election?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition N.C. Officials Examine Fraud Charges In Disputed Congressional Election NPR 227 no A hearing enters its second day in the case of the state's 9th Congressional District — investigators are unveiling evidence about an illegal absentee ballot scheme that may have swayed the election. News Brief: Venezuela, North Carolina Election, Syria Crisis Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:01:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874027/news-brief-venezuela-north-carolina-election-syria-crisis?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695874027/news-brief-venezuela-north-carolina-election-syria-crisis?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition News Brief: Venezuela, North Carolina Election, Syria Crisis NPR 680 no Trump continues his push for regime change. Officials examine the election results of the states 9th Congressional District which may be fraudulent. And, an update on Syria's humanitarian crisis.