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Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts Steve Inskeep, David Greene and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.

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FCC Chairman Defends Repeal Of Net Neutrality

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:17:00 -0500

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, who has proposed repealing the commission's strict regulations on Internet service providers from 2015.

Rep. Debbie Dingell On Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Conyers

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:12:00 -0500

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Michigan Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell about sexual misconduct allegations against fellow Democratic lawmakers John Conyers and Al Franken.

8 Recovered After Navy Plane Crash

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:03:00 -0500

A U.S. naval aircraft has crashed in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan while traveling to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier as part of military exercises.

Neighbors Complain After Nightly 'Taps' Playing

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:59:50 -0500

A Pennsylvania man started playing recordings of "Taps" every night on loudspeakers. Neighbors complained. Eventually they agreed to let him play taps at a nearby cemetery.

In True Canadian Fashion, Delayed Flight Triggers Singalong

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:50:18 -0500

Earlier this week, a group of passengers flying out of Toronto were passing the time at the gate with a singalong. When they found out their flight was delayed, the crowd cheered and sung some more.

Plane Carrying 11 Crew And Passengers Crashes In Philippine Sea

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:14 -0500

The U.S. Navy is reporting one of its aircraft has crashed in the Philippine Sea.

'Job-Sharing' In Germany

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:14 -0500

Berlin-based startup Tandemploy aims to promote "job-sharing" as an employment model in Germany. The company uses technology to match part-time job-seekers to apply to share one full-time position.

News Brief: Conyers Investigation, Uber Data Breach, Ratko Mladic

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:14 -0500

The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. John Conyers. Also, Uber has acknowledged a massive data breach.

Ratko Mladic Found Guilty Of Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

After 20 years of trying to bring justice to the former Yugoslavia, we look at the International Criminal Tribunal's end with the sentence for Ratko Mladic.

Looking At Bill Clinton's Legacy

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to former Clinton aide Philippe Reines about the Clintons and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's statement that Bill Clinton should have resigned over the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

Tax Cuts And The Deficit

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

Critics of the tax cuts now being debated in Congress say they would cause the budget deficit to soar. But Republicans often have claimed that tax cuts lead to more growth and pay for themselves.

Russia Hosts Leaders Of Turkey And Iran For Meeting On Syria

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

Russian President Vladimir Putin will host the leaders of Turkey and Iran in Sochi, Russia on Wednesday for a summit meeting about Syria.

A David Cassidy Music Moment

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

1970s teen heartthrob David Cassidy has died. Morning Edition remembers him with a music moment.

Democrat Doug Jones Mounts A Challenge In Deep-Red Alabama

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

Can a Democrat win a Senate seat in Alabama? As the Republican candidate, Roy Moore, is enmeshed in allegations of sexual assault, Democrat Doug Jones is trying to do just that.

What's Next For Zimbabwe

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:57:00 -0500

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday. Rachel Martin talks with journalist Peter Godwin, who was born and raised in the country, about where the country is headed.