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Bobby Rush Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:22 -0500

Listen to the blues legend share his memories of the powerful message Dr. King delivered when they met.

'Meaning of Michelle' Essays Celebrate First Lady's Realness

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:07:22 -0500

In a new collection, 16 essayists describe how Michelle Obama helped change the perception of black women and the White House.

Lollygagging Swan Ties Up Commuter Train Tracks For 2 Miles

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:54:26 -0500

Outside London, the train had slowed to a crawl behind the bird. The British news site Metro said one guy got on the tracks and frantically waved his laptop at the swan, who was finally captured.

San Diego Chargers' Fans Look To Erase Bolt Tattoos

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:04:00 -0500

The Chargers announced the NFL team is moving to Los Angeles for the 2017 season. Fans know now their relationship with the team wasn't forever. Fans that got tattoos want them off.

How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By 'Individual Choices'

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:22 -0500

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."

After 15 Inaugurations, Why Brotman's Voice Won't Be Heard This Year

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

Announcer Charlie Brotman has been the voice of every inaugural parade for six decades. He reflects on how he got the job from a chance encounter with President Dwight Eisenhower.

Democrats Have Lost Focus, A Candidate To Lead The DNC Says

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

Rachel Martin talks to Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party, who is running for the chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Something's Fishy At Manaus Airport In Brazil

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

If you like to travel and need a unique gift, try Manaus international airport, which is in the middle of the Amazon Rain Forest. It has what may be the world's only airport fish shop.

News From The Big Top: 'The Greatest Show On Earth' Is Shutting Down

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is packing up for good. Morning Edition visits a show in Florida to get reaction from fans.

After Slow Going Against ISIS, Battle Picks Up In The Iraqi City Of Mosul

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

Iraqi forces with U.S. help have pressed deep into the ISIS-held city of Mosul but progress is still slow and dangerous. The scene may soon shift to an area where ISIS has more support.

Researchers Unravel Strange And Contradictory Feelings About Power

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

It's inauguration season in Washington, D.C. Many of us revel in the pomp and circumstance — yet we have another side to our psychology that enjoys seeing the powerful fall from grace.

After The Brexit Vote, Why Has The U.K. Economy Proved So Resilient?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

British politicians warned a vote for Brexit would damage the economy of the United Kingdom. Six months after the referendum, its economy is doing much better than predicted. Why?

Can The Iran Nuclear Deal Survive Its 2nd Anniversary?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

Analysts are looking back on the Iran nuclear deal. It was a year ago that sanctions were lifted, prisoners exchanged and the inspections of Iran's nuclear program came under full operation.

Number Of Female Directors Is On The Decline, Study Says

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

No woman made the list of nominations for the Director's Guild of America's top prize. A report from San Diego State University shows not much progress has been made for female directors in Hollywood.

National Security Adviser Rice Evaluates Administration's Wins And Losses

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500

Rachel Martin talks to Susan Rice, who reflects on the security challenges the Obama administration faced, and looks ahead to those the Trump administration may be called on to handle.