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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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A Government Born In Protest, Faces Widespread Protest

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:32:00 -0500

Tunisians overthrew a dictator in 2011, an event that began the Arab Spring. Steve Inskeep talks to Tunisia's Ambassador to the U.S. Faycal Gouia about what's driving the demonstrations.



Trump Campaign Player To Appear Before Congressional Panel

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:28:00 -0500

On Tuesday, former chief strategist Steve Bannon testifies before the House Intelligence Committee, one of the congressional panels investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.



Banana Drama Gets Much Attention At Australian Open

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:53:00 -0500

CoCo Vandeweghe was fined by a referee for refusing to take to the court before she had a chance to eat her banana. Denis Shapovalov could not seem to peel a banana right during a break in his match.



Northern Arizona University Researcher Studies Dog Communication

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:30:00 -0500

The researcher wants to better understand what dogs say with tail wagging or growling. His efforts come after 30 years studying the language of prairie dogs.



Thai Officials Want To Silence Critics, Scholar Charged With Insulting Monarchy

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:25:00 -0500

Questioning the official count of how a battle happened 400 years ago has gotten historian Sulak Sivaraksa looking at 15 years in prison under Thailand's lese-majeste law.



Dolores O'Riordan, Cranberries Lead Singer, Dies At 46

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Dolores O'Riordan's voice, heard on hit songs like "Zombie" and "Linger," helped the Irish band rise to international fame in the 1990s. No other information about her death was immediately available.



Calif. Couple Arrested After Siblings Found Chained To Beds

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

In Perris, Calif., 13 siblings are receiving medical treatment after a teenage girl escaped on Sunday and called 911. The couple were arrested on suspicion of torture and child abuse.



Koreas Hold Border Talks, U.S., Canada Hold Summit On Nuclear Threat

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Twenty nations are discussing how to best implement sanctions against North Korea. Rachel Martin talks to Jonathan Cheng, Seoul bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal.



Ethics Report On Trump Administration: The Most Unethical Presidency

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to Richard Painter, top ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush, and Norman Eisen, top ethics lawyer for President Obama. They argue Trump's administration has been unethical.



Trump Adviser Krikorian Backs Shift To Merit-Based Immigration

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to Mark Krikorian, a conservative immigration activist who advocates for stricter immigration limits and a merit-based immigration system.



A Modern Day Long-Distance Love Story

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

A couple years ago, Elizabeth Schunck was living near Detroit, stuck in an unhappy marriage — feeling more lonely than she says she'd ever been. Looking for connection, she went on a random chat app.



Khadija Abdullahi Daleys, Mother Of Somali Music, Dies At 82

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

One of Somalia's most legendary singers has died. Khadija Abdullahi Daleys was known as the mother of Somali music, and we have an appreciation.



Pope Francis Begins South American Trip In Chile

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Piotr Kozak about the pope's trip which comes amid controversy over an alleged cover-up of sexual abuse by dozens of Catholic priests in Chile.



Police In Venezuela Say They've Destroyed A Terrorist Cell

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Authorities arrested five members of what they call a terrorist cell, and may have killed Oscar Perez, a self-proclaimed rogue helicopter pilot who tried to spark an uprising against President Maduro.



After Several Chaotic Days, Where Does DACA Deal Stand?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Lawmakers and President Trump are returning to town after prospects for an immigration deal dimmed at the end of last week. Congress also faces a Friday deadline to avert a government shutdown.