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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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Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Admit it. Yodeling is awesome.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: (Yodeling).

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New Word In The Dictionary: 'Snowflake'

Jan 31, 2018

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The Oxford English Dictionary added new words, including snowflake.

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That's not a new word.

INSKEEP: It's right here on the list.

MARTIN: Not a new word - billions fall in snowstorms.

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All right. We're going to turn now to Kenya, where an opposition candidate is still refusing to give up.

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President Trump took a shot at selling himself to the global elite today.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: You are national leaders, business titans, industry giants and many of the brightest minds in many fields.

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Now let's go to Davos, Switzerland, and NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley, who's traveling with the president. Hi, Scott.

SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Good morning, Steve.

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Last month, at a Cabinet function on the lawn of Bangkok's Government House, deputy prime minister and defense minister Prawit Wongsuwan made a simple gesture: He raised his arm to shield his eyes from the sun.

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A Bathroom Wedding

Jan 26, 2018

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"Why did he even have a gun?" — it's a common refrain in America, often after mass shootings by people who legally aren't supposed to have firearms.

One of the worst recent examples was the massacre in a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church last November, in which 26 people were killed by a man whose domestic violence conviction should have barred him from buying guns.

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