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 Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:00:00 -0400 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 European Leaders Grant Britain More Time To Leave The EU Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:00:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705754941/european-leaders-grant-britain-more-time-to-leave-the-eu?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705754941/european-leaders-grant-britain-more-time-to-leave-the-eu?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition European Leaders Grant Britain More Time To Leave The EU NPR 253 no Rachel Martin talks to Norbert Rottgen, chairman of Germany's Foreign Affairs Committee, about the Brexit delay, and what kind of leverage Europe has in negotiations. Investigators Probe Software's Role In Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:22:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705750240/investigators-probe-softwares-role-in-deadly-boeing-737-max-crashes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705750240/investigators-probe-softwares-role-in-deadly-boeing-737-max-crashes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Investigators Probe Software's Role In Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes NPR 302 no The probe of two Boeing plane crashes is focused, for the moment, on software. We examine how software has become a common fix for problems with hardware across industries, and how it can go too far. Trump Reverses Decades Of U.S. Policy Regarding Golan Heights Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:21:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705749729/trump-reverses-decades-of-u-s-policy-regarding-golan-heights?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705749729/trump-reverses-decades-of-u-s-policy-regarding-golan-heights?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Trump Reverses Decades Of U.S. Policy Regarding Golan Heights NPR 355 no Rachel Martin talks to Richard Haass, of the Council on Foreign Relations and an ex-State Department official, about President Trump endorsing permanent Israeli control of the disputed Golan Heights. Viral Internet Search Challenge Involves 'Florida Man' Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:30:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729778/viral-internet-search-challenge-involves-florida-man?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729778/viral-internet-search-challenge-involves-florida-man?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Viral Internet Search Challenge Involves 'Florida Man' NPR 27 no The words Florida man often appear in headlines for strange crimes committed in the state. A game encourages users to google Florida man followed by their birthday to see a crime committed that day. Petco Welcomes All Leashed Pets, Including Texas Man's Steer Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:00:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729720/petco-welcomes-all-leashed-pets-including-texas-mans-steer?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729720/petco-welcomes-all-leashed-pets-including-texas-mans-steer?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Petco Welcomes All Leashed Pets, Including Texas Man's Steer NPR 26 no Vincent Browning took his Ankole-Watusi steer — an animal with enormous horns that commonly weighs more than 1,000 pounds — to Petco. Considered gentle, the leashed steer was welcomed. News Brief: Golan Heights, House Panel Probe, Brexit Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:31 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729692/news-brief-golan-heights-house-panel-probe-brexit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729692/news-brief-golan-heights-house-panel-probe-brexit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition News Brief: Golan Heights, House Panel Probe, Brexit NPR 676 no U.S. backs Israel's claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights. House panel investigates whether Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump violated federal record-keeping policies. EU agrees to delay Brexit. Her Dad Was A Slain Civil Rights Leader. She Remembers His Assassination Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:31 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705440081/her-dad-was-a-civil-rights-leader-she-remembers-his-assassination?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705440081/her-dad-was-a-civil-rights-leader-she-remembers-his-assassination?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Her Dad Was A Slain Civil Rights Leader. She Remembers His Assassination NPR 183 no Edwin Pratt, the then-head of the Seattle Urban League, was assassinated in 1969 at his home. At StoryCorps, his daughter and her godmother remember him and the night he was shot. NCAA Upset: Murray State Knocks Off Marquette In First Round Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729792/ncaa-upset-murray-state-knocks-off-marquette-in-first-round?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729792/ncaa-upset-murray-state-knocks-off-marquette-in-first-round?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition NCAA Upset: Murray State Knocks Off Marquette In First Round NPR 60 no Murray State beat Marquette 83-64 Thursday in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Ja Morant's triple-double is the talk of the tournament. He had 17 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds. Nebraska Towns Struggle To Pay Their Share Of Flooding Relief Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729785/nebraska-towns-struggle-to-pay-their-share-of-flooding-relief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729785/nebraska-towns-struggle-to-pay-their-share-of-flooding-relief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Nebraska Towns Struggle To Pay Their Share Of Flooding Relief Fred Knapp 159 no Local governments pick up a share of the cost of disaster relief, but most is paid for by the federal government. In Nebraska, some towns will scramble to pay their part after recent floods. Elevated Levels Of Benzene Detected After Texas Chemical Fire Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729771/elevated-levels-of-benzene-detected-at-houston-area-chemical-fire?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729771/elevated-levels-of-benzene-detected-at-houston-area-chemical-fire?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Elevated Levels Of Benzene Detected After Texas Chemical Fire Gail Delaughter 141 no Residents worry about environmental damage after a chemical tank fire near Houston. The EPA is monitoring elevated levels of benzene. There are lingering questions about what happens next. Mourners Gather In New Zealand For Burial Of 26 Terror Victims Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729764/mourners-gather-in-new-zealand-for-burial-of-26-terror-victims?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729764/mourners-gather-in-new-zealand-for-burial-of-26-terror-victims?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Mourners Gather In New Zealand For Burial Of 26 Terror Victims NPR 311 no It has been one week since a mass shooter attacked two mosques in Christchurch and killed 50 people. Steve Inskeep talks to Hady Osman about his friend, a soccer player, who was buried Friday. In Iraq, Packed Ferry Sinks In Tigris River Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729757/in-iraq-packed-ferry-sinks-in-tigris-river?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729757/in-iraq-packed-ferry-sinks-in-tigris-river?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition In Iraq, Packed Ferry Sinks In Tigris River NPR 147 no A ferry full of families celebrating Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul. Officials say dozens of people were killed, many of them women and children. Amid Admissions Scandal, USC Announces New President Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729750/amid-admissions-scandal-usc-announces-new-president?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729750/amid-admissions-scandal-usc-announces-new-president?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Amid Admissions Scandal, USC Announces New President NPR 255 no Rachel Martin talks to Carol Folt, incoming president of the University of Southern California, about the admissions scandal which sparked anger over inequity in the country's college system. EU Leaders Agree To Delay Britain's Exit From The Group Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729743/eu-leaders-agree-to-delay-britains-exit-from-the-group?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729743/eu-leaders-agree-to-delay-britains-exit-from-the-group?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition EU Leaders Agree To Delay Britain's Exit From The Group NPR 257 no Britain will not leave the European Union on March 29. EU leaders granted the United Kingdom a short reprieve. Reviewing Political Conversations In Our Series 'Opening Arguments' Morning Edition has begun speaking to 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in a series of conversations to explore their core campaign messages. We listen back to some of those exchanges.]]> Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729734/reviewing-political-conversations-in-our-series-opening-arguments?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729734/reviewing-political-conversations-in-our-series-opening-arguments?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Reviewing Political Conversations In Our Series 'Opening Arguments' NPR Morning Edition has begun speaking to 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in a series of conversations to explore their core campaign messages. We listen back to some of those exchanges.]]> 437 no NPR's <em>Morning Edition</em> has begun speaking to 2020 Democratic presidential candidates in a series of conversations to explore their core campaign messages. We listen back to some of those exchanges. Stolen Gasoline Is Smuggled All Over The World, U.N. Says Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729727/stolen-gasoline-is-smuggled-all-over-the-world-u-n-says?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729727/stolen-gasoline-is-smuggled-all-over-the-world-u-n-says?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Stolen Gasoline Is Smuggled All Over The World, U.N. Says NPR 216 no Mexico's president is taking steps to stop cartels from stealing gas, but it is unlikely to make a difference. The U.N. says gas is smuggled in Coke bottles and by unmanned donkeys and pirate ships. ACLU Wants Court To Block Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Plan Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729713/aclu-wants-court-to-block-administrations-remain-in-mexico-plan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729713/aclu-wants-court-to-block-administrations-remain-in-mexico-plan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition ACLU Wants Court To Block Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Plan Alex Hall 201 no The ACLU is heading to federal court Friday in an effort to block a new Trump administration policy that requires asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico while their cases are pending in U.S. courts. House Panel Investigates Kushner For Alleged Violations Of Record Laws Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729706/house-panel-investigates-kushner-for-alleged-violations-of-record-laws?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729706/house-panel-investigates-kushner-for-alleged-violations-of-record-laws?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition House Panel Investigates Kushner For Alleged Violations Of Record Laws NPR 242 no House Democrats raise concerns over Jared Kushner and other administration officials using personal accounts to conduct White House business. Rep. Elijah Cummings says Kushner has relied on WhatsApp. 'The Atlantic': If Liberals Won't Enforce Borders, Fascists Will The Atlantic and former speech writer for George W. Bush, about his essay proposing new limits on immigration.]]> Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729699/the-atlantic-if-liberals-wont-enforce-borders-fascists-will?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705729699/the-atlantic-if-liberals-wont-enforce-borders-fascists-will?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'The Atlantic': If Liberals Won't Enforce Borders, Fascists Will NPR The Atlantic and former speech writer for George W. Bush, about his essay proposing new limits on immigration.]]> 405 no Rachel Martin talks to David Frum, staff writer at <em>The Atlantic</em> and former speech writer for George W. Bush, about his essay proposing new limits on immigration. Moderate Democrats Under Pressure As Party's Left Grabs Attention Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:00:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705592811/moderate-democrats-under-pressure-as-partys-left-grabs-attention?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/22/705592811/moderate-democrats-under-pressure-as-partys-left-grabs-attention?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Moderate Democrats Under Pressure As Party's Left Grabs Attention NPR 206 no Rep. Abigail Spanberger's bipartisan credentials were a central issue for voters at a recent town hall. The freshman lawmaker beat a Republican incumbent in an ideologically diverse Virginia district. U.S. Mathematician Is The First Woman To Win Abel Prize Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:29:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705418957/u-s-mathematician-is-the-first-woman-to-win-abel-prize?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705418957/u-s-mathematician-is-the-first-woman-to-win-abel-prize?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition U.S. Mathematician Is The First Woman To Win Abel Prize NPR 91 no Karen Uhlenbeck is a mathematician at the University of Texas at Austin. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters gives the Abel Prize, the closest thing there is to a Nobel Prize for math. Plane Safety Is A Shared Responsibility, Former FAA Administrator Says Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:28:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705418083/plane-safety-is-a-shared-responsibility-former-faa-administrator-says?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705418083/plane-safety-is-a-shared-responsibility-former-faa-administrator-says?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Plane Safety Is A Shared Responsibility, Former FAA Administrator Says NPR 362 no As the Federal Aviation Administration comes under increasing criticism for its relationship with Boeing, Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Huerta, the last permanent FAA administrator. New Zealand To Ban Weapons Such As Those Used In Last Week's Attacks Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:27:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705417556/new-zealand-to-ban-weapons-such-as-those-used-in-last-weeks-attacks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705417556/new-zealand-to-ban-weapons-such-as-those-used-in-last-weeks-attacks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition New Zealand To Ban Weapons Such As Those Used In Last Week's Attacks NPR 228 no In response to the deadly attacks on two mosques on Friday, New Zealand's prime minister has announced a ban on most semi-automatic weapons. An amnesty and buy-back program were announced. White House Economic Report Credits Research By Super Hero Interns Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:01:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395190/white-house-economic-report-credits-research-by-super-hero-interns?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395190/white-house-economic-report-credits-research-by-super-hero-interns?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition White House Economic Report Credits Research By Super Hero Interns NPR 27 no The interns listed include Peter Parker, Bruce Wayne and Steve Rogers. These are the civilian names of Spiderman, Batman and Captain America. Last year's interns included Captain Kirk. Parents Debate How Many Chuggas Should Come Before Choo-Choo Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:34:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395114/parents-debate-how-many-chuggas-should-come-before-choo-choo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395114/parents-debate-how-many-chuggas-should-come-before-choo-choo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Parents Debate How Many Chuggas Should Come Before Choo-Choo NPR 26 no One parent got the chugga conversation going in a Reddit group. Most people agreed that one chugga is just weird and two also seems premature. Some liked the idea of four chuggas. It's Not You. Presidential Campaigns Are Starting Earlier Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395197/its-not-you-presidential-campaigns-are-starting-earlier?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395197/its-not-you-presidential-campaigns-are-starting-earlier?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition It's Not You. Presidential Campaigns Are Starting Earlier NPR 229 no More than two dozen Democrats have announced their White House bid, and more are expected to get in the race. Rachel Martin talks to commentator Cokie Roberts about the history of campaign launches. After Cyclone Idai, Survivors Struggle In Poor Conditions Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395183/after-cyclone-adai-survivors-struggle-in-poor-conditions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395183/after-cyclone-adai-survivors-struggle-in-poor-conditions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition After Cyclone Idai, Survivors Struggle In Poor Conditions NPR 107 no On the minds of many in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is how to survive. Hundreds of people are dead and tens of thousands have been displaced after Cyclone Idai made landfall last week. McCain's Death Hasn't Stopped Trump From Criticizing The Ex-Senator Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395176/mccains-death-hasnt-stopped-trump-from-criticizing-the-ex-senator?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395176/mccains-death-hasnt-stopped-trump-from-criticizing-the-ex-senator?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition McCain's Death Hasn't Stopped Trump From Criticizing The Ex-Senator NPR 342 no Rachel Martin talks to Mark Salter, a longtime aide to former Sen. McCain. The president has spent the week insulting McCain, who died 7 months ago. NPR's Domenico Montanaro weighs in on the topic. Packed Detention Centers Force Migrants To The Streets Of South Texas Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395169/packed-detention-centers-force-migrants-to-the-streets-of-south-texas?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395169/packed-detention-centers-force-migrants-to-the-streets-of-south-texas?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Packed Detention Centers Force Migrants To The Streets Of South Texas NPR 191 no Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will visit McAllen, Texas, Thursday as border officials begin a policy of releasing detainees into cities instead of sending them to ICE for processing. Far-Right Parties Fan Ecosystem Of Hate, Ex-Australian Prime Minister Says Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395162/far-right-parties-fan-ecosystem-of-hate-ex-australian-prime-minister-says?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395162/far-right-parties-fan-ecosystem-of-hate-ex-australian-prime-minister-says?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Far-Right Parties Fan Ecosystem Of Hate, Ex-Australian Prime Minister Says NPR 221 no The massacre in New Zealand shines a spotlight on global white nationalism — especially in Australia, where the suspect came from. Steve Inskeep talks to former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Venezuela's Army Remains Supportive Of President Maduro Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395155/venezuelas-army-remains-supportive-of-president-maduro?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395155/venezuelas-army-remains-supportive-of-president-maduro?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Venezuela's Army Remains Supportive Of President Maduro NPR 253 no Colombia says about 1,000 Venezuelan soldiers have defected and back opposition leader Juan Guaido. The defections have done little to undermine the military's support for Nicolas Maduro. As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Border Fate Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395148/as-brexit-drags-on-people-in-ireland-wait-to-learn-their-fate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395148/as-brexit-drags-on-people-in-ireland-wait-to-learn-their-fate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Border Fate NPR 422 no Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Frank Langfitt about a Brexit delay, and Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap. Delbanco Writes About Americans' Complicity With Slavery In His Latest Book The War Before the War.]]> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395128/delbanco-writes-about-americans-complicity-with-slavery-in-his-latest-book?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395128/delbanco-writes-about-americans-complicity-with-slavery-in-his-latest-book?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Delbanco Writes About Americans' Complicity With Slavery In His Latest Book NPR The War Before the War.]]> 438 no Steve Inskeep talks with Andrew Delbanco about slavery and reparations. Delbanco is the author of, <em>The War Before the War</em>. Deadline Draws Near To Complete NCAA Basketball Brackets Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395121/deadline-draws-near-to-complete-ncaa-basketball-brackets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395121/deadline-draws-near-to-complete-ncaa-basketball-brackets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Deadline Draws Near To Complete NCAA Basketball Brackets NPR 226 no The top men's college basketball teams on Thursday start their journey to the annual championship. The women begin Friday. Get ready for exciting stories to play out over the next few weeks. Momentum Builds To Eliminate The Electoral College Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395107/momentum-builds-to-eliminate-the-electoral-college?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395107/momentum-builds-to-eliminate-the-electoral-college?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Momentum Builds To Eliminate The Electoral College NPR 220 no Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for an end to the Electoral College. Meanwhile, several states back a plan that would go around the two-centuries-old way of picking presidents. Meet Q, The Gender-Neutral Voice Assistant Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395100/meet-q-the-gender-neutral-voice-assistant?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395100/meet-q-the-gender-neutral-voice-assistant?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Meet Q, The Gender-Neutral Voice Assistant NPR 121 no Most digital personal assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa have the option to sound either male or female. The team behind Q aims to break through gender binary. News Brief: Gun Ban, Trump Criticizes McCain, Fentanyl Deaths Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395093/morning-news-brief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/705395093/morning-news-brief?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition News Brief: Gun Ban, Trump Criticizes McCain, Fentanyl Deaths NPR 676 no New Zealand bans weapons like those used in last week's attacks. President Trump continues to criticize John McCain, even though he's deceased. New data paints a dark picture of the opioid epidemic. 'Time Is Running Out': Museum Curator In Florida Races To Preserve Holocaust Items Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:16:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/688886161/museum-curator-in-florida-races-against-time-to-preserve-holocaust-items?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/21/688886161/museum-curator-in-florida-races-against-time-to-preserve-holocaust-items?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'Time Is Running Out': Museum Curator In Florida Races To Preserve Holocaust Items Caitie Switalski 268 no Since Holocaust survivors are getting older and their stories are fading away, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is putting curators in regions where survivors live to preserve their memories. Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic's Third Wave Begins Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:02:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/03/21/704557684/fentanyl-linked-deaths-the-u-s-opioid-epidemics-third-wave-begins?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/03/21/704557684/fentanyl-linked-deaths-the-u-s-opioid-epidemics-third-wave-begins?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Fentanyl-Linked Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic's Third Wave Begins Martha Bebinger 232 no Overdose deaths involving fentanyl are rising — up 113 percent on average each year from 2013 to 2016. Dealers are adding cheap fentanyl to the illicit drug supply, and some users get it accidentally. Trump Heads To Ohio, A Key Election-Year State Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705061364/trump-visits-ohio-a-key-election-year-state?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705061364/trump-visits-ohio-a-key-election-year-state?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Trump Heads To Ohio, A Key Election-Year State NPR 209 no On Wednesday President Trump heads to Ohio, a state where he promised residents that industrial jobs would come back. He is lashing out on social media after a high-profile auto plant closed there. Venezuela's Prolonged Power Struggle Over Who's In Charge Continues Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:28:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705041697/venezuelas-prolonged-power-struggle-over-whos-in-charge-continues?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705041697/venezuelas-prolonged-power-struggle-over-whos-in-charge-continues?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Venezuela's Prolonged Power Struggle Over Who's In Charge Continues NPR 291 no Eight weeks ago, opposition leader Juan Guaido told a crowd that he's the rightful president, and not Nicolas Maduro. The U.S. agreed — as did many other countries. Yet Maduro is still in power New Zealand Acknowledges Release Of Victims' Bodies Has Been Slow Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:23:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705044372/new-zealand-acknowledges-release-of-victims-bodies-has-been-slow?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705044372/new-zealand-acknowledges-release-of-victims-bodies-has-been-slow?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition New Zealand Acknowledges Release Of Victims' Bodies Has Been Slow NPR 111 no As authorities release the bodies of those killed in the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, the country's prime minister made her second visit to the city since the attack. Trump Nominates New Leader As FAA Is Under Fire After 2 Crashes Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:17:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705040708/trump-nominates-new-leader-as-faa-is-under-fire-after-2-crashes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705040708/trump-nominates-new-leader-as-faa-is-under-fire-after-2-crashes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Trump Nominates New Leader As FAA Is Under Fire After 2 Crashes NPR 237 no President Trump picked former airline executive Stephen Dickson to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA has been without a permanent leader for more than a year. Chinese Buyer Pays Record-Breaking Money For Racing Pigeon Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:48:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021490/chinese-buyer-pays-record-breaking-money-for-racing-pigeon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021490/chinese-buyer-pays-record-breaking-money-for-racing-pigeon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Chinese Buyer Pays Record-Breaking Money For Racing Pigeon NPR 26 no A buyer from China bid more than $1.4 million for the prized bird from Belgium. Armando is being called the fastest long-distance racing pigeon of all time. Ohio Regulators Say Fish From Cuyahoga River Are Safe To Eat Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:25:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021427/ohio-regulators-say-fish-from-cuyahoga-river-are-safe-to-eat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021427/ohio-regulators-say-fish-from-cuyahoga-river-are-safe-to-eat?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Ohio Regulators Say Fish From Cuyahoga River Are Safe To Eat NPR 26 no The Cuyahoga River flows through Cleveland. In the 1960s, the old industrial city was so polluted that the river repeatedly caught fire. Decades of environmental regulation has made a difference. 'Hear Me By Any Means Necessary': Charlottesville Is Forced To Redefine Civility Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/704902802/hear-me-by-any-means-necessary-charlottesville-is-forced-to-redefine-civility?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/704902802/hear-me-by-any-means-necessary-charlottesville-is-forced-to-redefine-civility?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition 'Hear Me By Any Means Necessary': Charlottesville Is Forced To Redefine Civility NPR 415 no After a deadly white supremacist rally in 2017, once-marginalized voices in Charlottesville, Va., are demanding to be heard by the City Council. That has led to a debate over civility. Rights Group Challenges U.S. On Somali Civilians Killed In Drone Attacks Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021497/somalia-civilians-die-in-drone-attacks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021497/somalia-civilians-die-in-drone-attacks?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Rights Group Challenges U.S. On Somali Civilians Killed In Drone Attacks NPR 215 no Amnesty International reports that U.S. drone strikes in Somalia have killed civilians. U.S. Africa command denies that, and says the advocacy group has bought into Al-Shabab's propaganda. Critics Don't Expect Thailand's Election To Be Free Or Fair Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021483/critics-dont-expect-thailands-election-to-be-fair?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021483/critics-dont-expect-thailands-election-to-be-fair?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Critics Don't Expect Thailand's Election To Be Free Or Fair NPR 239 no Thai voters go to the polls on Sunday for the first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup. Critics say the vote is designed to cement the military's role in politics. Documents Show Mueller Was Looking Into Cohen Before FBI Raid Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021476/documents-show-mueller-was-looking-into-cohen-before-fbi-raid?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021476/documents-show-mueller-was-looking-into-cohen-before-fbi-raid?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Documents Show Mueller Was Looking Into Cohen Before FBI Raid NPR 213 no Steve Inskeep talks to former FBI special agent Clint Watts about documents showing federal investigators were examining Michael Cohen's business dealings far before the FBI raided his house. Facebook Apologizes For Banning Trump's Social Media Director Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021469/facebook-apologizes-for-banning-trumps-social-media-director?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition https://www.npr.org/2019/03/20/705021469/facebook-apologizes-for-banning-trumps-social-media-director?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsmorningedition Facebook Apologizes For Banning Trump's Social Media Director NPR 141 no Facebook temporarily banned Dan Scavino, President Trump's social media director, from posting comments. Facebook says his postings were flagged by an algorithm.