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Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King, and Rachel Martin bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories. The range of coverage includes reports on the Supreme Court from Nina Totenberg; education from Claudio Sanchez; health coverage from Joanne Silberner; and the latest on national security from Tom Gjelten. Steve and Renee interview newsmakers: from politicians, to academics, to filmmakers. In-depth stories explore topics like “digital generations” about the effect of technology on the way we live; special series delve into the intersection of science and art, and find untold stories of the country’s Hidden Kitchens. Morning Edition, it’s a world of ideas tailored to fit into your busy life.

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South Sudan fought one of the bloodiest civil wars on the African continent, but there was hope. The country was supposed to have formed a unity government by tomorrow. Now, not for the first time, the deadline is delayed. Here's NPR's Eyder Peralta.

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As Morning Edition marks its 40th anniversary, the show revisits some of its perfect imperfections.

Among them is a blooper from 1990, when Cokie Roberts' basset hound, Abner, demanded his breakfast outside her home broadcast studio. The unscheduled appearance turned Abner into a public radio folk hero. Listeners couldn't get enough.

What's In 'A Warning'

Nov 8, 2019

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The nine people killed in ambushes in Mexico earlier this week have now been buried. Under high security, family and friends laid to rest their loved ones in the northern Mexican desert. Kendal Blust of member station KJZZ reports from La Mora, Mexico.

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President Trump says there is no agreement with China to ease U.S. tariffs.

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Essay: Playing to Win

Nov 8, 2019

My husband and I are playing Monopoly with our granddaughter, Emmy.   She’s eleven years old and loves the game, although she rarely wins.   

“I’ll buy it,” she says no matter where she lands and she’ll spend her last dollar on houses and hotels in anticipation of fabulous returns.  Her grandfather and I, on the other hand, are more cautious players.  He carefully considers each purchase and counts out his money as if it were real.

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Turkish troops invaded northern Syria after President Trump moved U.S. forces out of their way. And Turkey says it might now send Syrians back over the border into the so-called safe zone it captured. Many of them, though, don't want to go.

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Morning News Brief

Nov 7, 2019

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Public hearings in the impeachment inquiry are going to begin next week. And now we know who the first witnesses are.

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This morning, we remember the life of author Ernest Gaines, who died this week.

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After the members of a Mormon family were shot to death in Sonora, Mexico, this week, a relative of the victims says the rest of the community won't let drug violence drive them from the region.

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An earlier version of this transcript incorrectly said Murphy Woodhouse is from member station KJZZ's front terrorist desk. He is from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk.

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