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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.

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Today marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act. The law was meant to ban racial discrimination in housing. So how well has it worked? Gene Demby from NPR's Code Switch podcast spoke with Rachel Martin.

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Pope Francis is calling on Catholics to give special attention to the poor and the abandoned. He does so in a pronouncement called "Rejoice And Be Glad." Here's NPR's Tom Gjelten.

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For Quaker Podcast, Silence Is Golden

Apr 9, 2018

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One year after a United Airlines passenger was violently dragged off a plane for refusing to be bumped, United and most other airlines have dramatically reduced their rates of bumping passengers from overbooked flights.

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When it comes to U.S. military power, President Trump has said time and again that he likes to keep people guessing.

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Movie Review: 'A Quiet Place'

Apr 6, 2018

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There is a movie opening today that caught our eyes and - well, and also our ears because of this sound.

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This morning, China is vowing to fight the United States to the finish if the Trump administration continues to escalate what is becoming increasingly like a trade war.

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Cat Is Stranded In Tree, Refuses Rescue

Apr 6, 2018

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The Pentagon And The President

Apr 6, 2018

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President Trump is ready to bring U.S. troops home from Syria, he says.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We were very successful against ISIS. We'll be successful against anybody militarily. But sometimes it's time to come back home.

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