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Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Steve and Renee interview newsmakers from politicians, to academics, to filmmakers, 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 you to experience the stories. Morning Edition is a world of ideas tailored to fit into your busy life.

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Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is ending the year on a rather thoughtful note.

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Remembering Sports Broadcaster Dick Enberg

Dec 22, 2017

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Generations of Americans grew up knowing this voice.

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DICK ENBERG: Third down to Kelly (ph), he throws, Brooks (ph) wide open. Kevin Ross makes the tackle.

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Holidays Can Bring Out Unsuspecting Talent

Dec 21, 2017

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All right. We want to turn now to a situation that has been unfolding this morning in Australia.

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OK. Let's take a minute to reflect on the life of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson. She was one of just three women to play professional baseball in the Negro Leagues. She died yesterday at the age of 82.

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Really early this morning, the Senate passed a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws.

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5-Year-Old Reports The Grinch To Police

Dec 20, 2017

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Society Hits A New Low: The 'Selfieccino'

Dec 20, 2017

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If nothing else goes wrong for them, Republicans will pass a final tax bill this week. The House votes today, and Congressman Kevin Brady is in.

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Let's begin with the experience of being on board a fast-moving train when it starts to leave the track.

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Hundreds of families in Southern California will not be home for the holidays. Their homes burned in the Thomas Fire. NPR's Leila Fadel visited people spending the holidays in shelters, hotels or with extended family.

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When viewed from Washington, D.C., China looks like a threat. That's how the Trump administration labels China in its new National Security Strategy. NPR's Rob Schmitz reports on how that label looks from China.

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Deer Rescued From Frozen Lake In Oregon

Dec 18, 2017

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