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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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Musicians Lead Protest Against Brazil's President

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Some of Brazil's best-known musicians held a concert on Copacabana Beach demanding the resignation of Brazil's president, who is under investigation for corruption and obstruction of justice.



New Show 'Black Crows' To Tell Stories Of Life Under ISIS

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Steve Inskeep speaks with Ali Jaber, the director of the satellite broadcaster MBC, about the network's new series, Black Crows. The new Arab series dramatizes life under ISIS.



JFK's Voice At Age 20

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Archivists from Harvard University have released what they say is the earliest known voice recording of President John F. Kennedy, as a 20-year-old Harvard sophomore in 1937.



VA Re-Evaluates Family Caregiver Program

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

The Department of Veterans Affairs is re-evaluating some of the people it dropped from its caregiver program following an NPR report. We have an update on what's changed and what's next.



France And Germany Stake Out New Priorities After Trump Visit

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

New French President Emmanuel Macron meets Russian president Vladimir Putin Monday. And after President Trump's visit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe needed to be more self-reliant.



Philippine Military Tries To Regain Control Of City From ISIS Allies

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

The Philippine military said it found the bodies of several civilians who appeared to have been executed by ISIS-inspired militants. The military is trying to regain control of Marawi City.



Free Speech Advocate On The State Of College Campuses

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Greg Lukianoff heads the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which advocates free speech. He tells Steve Inskeep that freedom of speech on college campuses has been attacked recently.



Morning News Brief: Kushner And Russia Reports, Europe Tries To Go It Alone

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Donald Trump has returned to the U.S. amid reports that Jared Kushner reached out inappropriately to Russia. And in Europe, after Trump's trip, U.S. allies are taking a go-it-alone approach.



How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Why have dozens of great sharks turned up around southern California beaches recently? Finding out the answer led to a close-up view of a baby great white shark — and the researcher who caught her.



Handshake-Free Zones Target Spread Of Germs In The Hospital

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Hospital-acquired infections can be life-threatening, and unwashed hands are often to blame. One hospital in California thinks banishing handshakes could help reduce infections.



Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Thousands displaced by conflict have been living for years in crumbling, unsafe apartments. At a recent protest, some sewed their lips shut; others threatened to set themselves on fire.



Adult ADHD Can't Be Diagnosed With A Simple Screening Test, Doctors Warn

Mon, 29 May 2017 05:01:17 -0400

Despite support from the World Health Organization for the latest adult ADHD screening survey, some researchers worry that it will lead to over-prescribing of powerful amphetamines.



Remembering The Great Poet Gwendolyn Brooks At 100

Mon, 29 May 2017 04:01:04 -0400

A new biography celebrates the life and legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks, who wrote about ordinary black life using extraordinary language.



In Egypt, Gunmen Open Fire On Coptic Christians

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:52:00 -0400

The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt's Christians live.



Ford Gives New CEO Jim Hackett A Big To-Do List

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:47:00 -0400

Hackett's job description: Prepare Ford for a future of self-driving cars and keep things profitable by selling trucks. While Hackett has a unique set of skills, that's still an extremely tall order.