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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 Commencement On The Subway

Jun 1, 2017

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The war in Syria is a conflict of the social media age. Everyone — the rebels, the government, ordinary citizens, everyone — has a cellphone.

And that means almost no bad deed goes unrecorded by someone.

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A New Type Of Drunk Selfie

May 31, 2017

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Chinese Labor Activists Go Missing

May 31, 2017

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Editor's note: This story has been updated to include information on how Sanofi Pasteur was chosen as the company to license the Zika vaccine.

The U.S. Army is planning to grant an exclusive license to the French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur, Inc. to manufacture and sell a Zika vaccine the Army developed last year.

And that has Rebekah Gee, Louisiana's secretary of health, worried about paying for it.

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The Cambodian government owes the United States about $500 million for a food loan taken out during the Vietnam War. Cambodia says it's not paying. The United States says a loan is a loan. Michael Sullivan has more from Phnom Penh.

Texas Legislative Session Ends In A Scuffle

May 30, 2017

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A polite way to describe yesterday in the Texas Legislature is that people had strong feelings. A less polite way is to say that lawmakers had a shoving match, an argument about immigration. Texas Public Radio's Ryan Poppe was there. Hi, Ryan.

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Now let's remember Frank Deford, who died at 78. His sportswriting career included decades of commentaries on this program. Frank Deford could rage against the practice of allowing soccer games to end in a tie.

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President Trump is back home. He's calling his nine-day overseas trip a great success. But while Trump was gone, the biggest problem he's facing - that Russia investigation - became worse for him.

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It sounds like the White House might not be kicking back on this Memorial Day.

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The Definitive Best-Looking NHL Player

May 29, 2017

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. The Stanley Cup Finals start tonight. That's exciting for hockey fans. Less exciting - media day. So the Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban had a little fun. He played the role of reporter - for example, asking teammate Mike Fisher...

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In Brazil, a corruption scandal has many people pushing for president Michel Temer to leave office. And NPR's Philip Reeves discovered that this political fight reached a picturesque place in Rio de Janeiro.

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JFK's Voice At Age 20

May 29, 2017

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So today is John F. Kennedy's birthday. He would have been 100 years old. And to commemorate his centennial, Harvard University has released what it believes is the very first recording of the future president's voice.

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Ford Motor Company's new CEO, Jim Hackett has a pretty daunting job description: prepare Ford for a future of self-driving cars and keep things profitable by selling trucks. While Hackett has a unique set of skills, that's still an extremely tall order.

Ford Motor Company is different than the other car companies.

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A deadline arrives next week for the White House. A federal ethics office has given the Trump administration until June 1 to turn over documents.

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