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Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
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Hallquist Makes U.S. History In Her Vermont Gubernatorial Race

3 hours 27 min ago

Christine Hallquist has become the first openly transgender nominee for governor of a major party in U.S. history. David Greene talks to her about her journey and the remainder of her campaign.

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Vulnerable Democrat, Sen. Heitkamp Faces Tough Reelection Bid

3 hours 44 min ago

Heidi Heitkamp is running an uphill battle in the increasingly red state of North Dakota. She's trying to defeat GOP challenger Rep. Kevin Cramer by emphasizing bipartisanship.

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We Need More Than Apologies, President Of Survivors Network Says

3 hours 47 min ago

A grand jury in Pennsylvania found that more than 300 Catholic priests sexually abused more than 1,000 victims. David Greene talks to Tim Lennon of SNAP, a network of abuse survivors.

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How Bad Are The NFL's Cleveland Browns?

4 hours 15 min ago

The team failed to win a game last year. This season, Bud Light has set up special refrigerators at local bars full of free beer. But smart technology will unlock them only when the Browns win.

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Corey Bellemore Is Disqualified From Beer Mile Race

4 hours 27 min ago

Bellemore broke his own record in the beer mile — drink a beer, run a lap, drink another beer, etc. Race officials at the Beer Mile World Classic disqualified him for not drinking enough.

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Morning News Brief

5 hours 56 min ago

Four primary elections were held Tuesday. Now that West Virginia's House of Delegates voted to impeach the state's supreme court justices, the state senate will decide their fate.

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Sunday's 2nd Place Finish Was A Huge Victory For Tiger Woods

5 hours 57 min ago

David Greene talks to sports journalist Kevin Blackistone about Tiger Woods, who returned to form last weekend at the PGA Golf Championship. It's been 10 years since he last won a major title.

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Italian Officials Say Dozens Of People May Have Died In Bridge Collapse

5 hours 57 min ago

A long section of the towering Ponte Morandi Bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday — sending cars and trucks on the highway crashing down below.

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Trump Campaign Files Complaint Against Omarosa Manigault Newman

5 hours 57 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to Bradley Moss, an attorney specializing in government transparency, about the Trump campaign's complaint against Manigault Newman, saying she broke her nondisclosure agreement.

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Despite Previous Rosy Outlook, ISIS Remains A Problem

5 hours 57 min ago

A U.N. report says that there are still some 30,000 ISIS members in Iraq in Syria. This despite assurances by U.S. and other officials that ISIS has been defeated in Iraq and nearly defeated in Syria.

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After Trump Tariffs, Relations With Turkey Are At A Low Point

5 hours 57 min ago

David Greene talks Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution about President Trump's recent hard-line stance with Turkey which sparked an economic crisis for the country.

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Politics In The News: Tuesday's Primary Results Roundup

5 hours 57 min ago

Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist became the first openly transgender candidate nominated for governor by a major party. Minn. Rep. Keith Ellison won a primary despite domestic abuse allegations.

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In 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Jon Chu Directs All-Asian Cast

5 hours 57 min ago

The best-selling novel is about Southeast Asia's super wealthy. Jon Chu directs the movie, which is set mostly in Singapore. The movie's themes of identity, class and family are universal.

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U.S.-China Tariff Fight Keeps Some Cargo Ships Circling Destinations

5 hours 57 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to Mark Szokyoni, executive editor of "The Journal of Commerce," about how the tariff spat between China and the U.S. affects cross-ocean shipping and logistics.

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Turkey's President Calls For A Boycott Of American Electronic Products

5 hours 57 min ago

The move follows President Trump's decision to double tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the country. All this threatens to worsen Turkey's ongoing economic crisis.

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Pa. Report Reveals Widespread Sexual Abuse By Over 300 Priests

5 hours 57 min ago

A grand jury investigation released Tuesday paints a horrifically detailed picture of decades of clergy sexual abuse of minors in six dioceses in Pennsylvania, dating back to the 1940s.

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Incident Meteorologist Works To Keep Fire Crews Safe

5 hours 57 min ago

When firefighting teams are sent out to wildfires, they are often accompanied by an incident meteorologist who watches weather conditions. We profile one such meteorologist out of Pueblo, Colorado.

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W.Va. Supreme Court Justices Face Senate Impeachment Trial

5 hours 57 min ago

After the West Virginia House of Delegates voted to impeach 4 justices on the state's Supreme Court, one of the 4 resigned rather than face removal by the Senate. Another justice resigned last month.

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Overcoming A Shameful Past, VA Plans Haven For Homeless Vets In West Los Angeles

5 hours 57 min ago

The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.

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Italian Bridge Partially Collapses, Sending Vehicles Crashing Below

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 8:45am

The suspension bridge was part of a busy highway in the port city of Genoa in Northwest Italy. About a dozen vehicles were likely on the bridge when it collapsed, authorities say.

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