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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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A Mystery Portrait In Massachusetts

Feb 9, 2018

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China's Spies

Feb 9, 2018

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The Ski Jumpers Of A Small Illinois Town

Feb 9, 2018

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The Winter Olympics are now underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And this year, 3 out of 4 members of the U.S. men's ski jumping team come from an unlikely place. Here's Quinn Myers of our member station WBEZ.

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Overseas Markets Decline

Feb 9, 2018

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How 'Homeland' Relates To Real Life

Feb 9, 2018

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Over its past six seasons, the fictional Showtime series "Homeland" often tries to mirror real-world political drama. Last season, a newly elected president was given an ominous warning by an intelligence official.

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Ranchers across the West watched intently as the federal government prosecuted a Nevada ranching family for leading armed militia standoffs over cattle grazing on public land. Last month, the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons collapsed and now they're calling on other cattlemen to defy federal grazing rules and regulations.

The question now is whether – or if – that will resonate among scores of other ranchers who rely on federal public land to graze their cattle.

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Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, employed a little-used word yesterday, compromise.

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More than a dozen states oppose the Trump administration's proposal to open up nearly the entire U.S. coastline to offshore oil leasing. Federal officials will get public feedback on the plan in Sacramento on Thursday. The Interior Department says it takes local concerns into account — as happened in a recent controversial move with Florida — but states have no direct say, since the leasing would take place in federally controlled waters.

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Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Poor Rob Gronkowski. Like his week wasn't bad enough, the Patriots tight end got home from losing the Super Bowl to find out he had been robbed.

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Farmer Calls Police Over Tiger In Cow Shed

Feb 7, 2018

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After a record point drop on Monday, investors were nervous as the stock market opened this morning. Joining us now, NPR business reporter Jim Zarroli. Hey, Jim.

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