Morning Edition

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with four hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.
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Monday - Friday 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

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Host:
Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

Host:
David Greene

David Greene is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne.

For two years prior to taking on his current role in 2012, Greene was an NPR foreign correspondent based in Moscow covering the region from Ukraine and the Baltics, east to Siberia. During that time he brought listeners stories as wide ranging as Chernobyl 25 years later and Beatles-singing Russian Babushkas. He spent a month in Libya reporting riveting stories in the most difficult of circumstances as NATO bombs fell on Tripoli. He was honored with the 2011 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize from WBUR and Boston University for that coverage of the Arab Spring.

Greene's voice became... Read More...

Host:
Steve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep is host of Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. He co-hosts the program with Renée Montagne and David Greene.

Traveling from Baghdad to the wreckage of New Orleans, Inskeep has interviewed the survivors of disasters both natural and man-made. He has questioned Presidential candidates, warlords, authors, and musicians. He also interviews people who otherwise would be overlooked: a steelworker, a school board member, the mother of a soldier killed in war.

Inskeep's first full-time assignment for NPR was the 1996 presidential primary in New Hampshire. He went on to cover the Pentagon, the U.S. Senate, and the 2000... Read More...

Host:
Rachel Martin

Rachel Martin is host of NPR's Morning Edition, with David Greene and Steve Inskeep.

Previously, she was the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into the host position in the fall of 2012, Martin started as National Security Correspondent for NPR in May 2010. In that position she covered both defense and intelligence issues. She traveled regularly to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Secretary of Defense, reporting on the U.S. wars and the effectiveness of the Pentagon's counterinsurgency strategy. Martin also reported extensively on the changing demographic of the U.S. military – from the debate over whether to allow women to fight in combat units... Read More...

From Morning Edition

  • Stealing From The Pope
    <p>A 3-year-old got lifted to get a kiss from the pope in St. Peter's Square. But she reached up to snatch his hat, called a zucchetto.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195924' />
  • Iguana Interrupts Tennis Match
    <p>In a Miami tennis tournament, an iguana decided to stop by. It found a perfect viewing spot on top of a little scoreboard.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195875' />
  • Estonian Foreign Minister On NATO And Its Neighbor Russia
    <p>Estonia relies on NATO support along its border with Russia. David Greene talks to Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser about President Trump's recent comments about NATO.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195938' />
  • Republican Sen. Cory Gardner On Gorsuch Hearing And Health Care Bill
    <p>Republican Sen. Cory Gardner spoke on behalf Judge Neil Gorsuch at his confirmation hearing this week. Steve Inskeep speaks with Gardner about Gorsuch and the health care vote in the House.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195931' />
  • Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff On Nunes And Intelligence
    <p>Steve Inskeep speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff about his rift with Rep. Devin Nunes. Nunes disclosed intelligence committee findings to President Trump before sharing with committee members.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195917' />
  • GOP Leaders Seek Votes To Pass Health Care Bill
    <p>President Trump and top House Republicans are working to secure the votes needed to pass the GOP health care bill in the countdown to a scheduled vote in the House Thursday.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195910' />
  • How The 'Scarcity Mindset' Can Make Problems Worse
    <p>Researchers had a hypothesis that when you really want something, you start to focus on it obsessively. It produces a kind of tunnel vision and creates problems for thinking in the long-term.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195903' />
  • Methods In London Attack Similar To Earlier Cases
    <p>An attacker killed four people and injured dozens in London Wednesday. The nature of the attack is similar to previous such ones in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195896' />
  • North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill,' A Year Later
    <p>It's been a year since North Carolina passed HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill" that mandates transgender people use the bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195889' />
  • House Set To Vote On Republican Health Care Bill
    <p>A vote on the Republican health care plan in the House is scheduled for Thursday. Some very conservative Republicans say they'll vote against it.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=521195882' />

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