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

  • Putin Offers First Comments On Helsinki Summit Since Returning To Russia
    <p>President Trump has someone new coming to his defense: Vladimir Putin. Speaking to a conference of Russia's diplomats in Moscow on Thursday, Putin described Helsinki summit as "successful overall."</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630451218' />
  • Klobuchar On Congressional Efforts To Combat Russian Interference In Elections
    <p>Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, ranking member on the Senate Rules Committee, discusses the effort to prevent Russian meddling in the 2018 election. She has a bill she says could offer protection.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630417559' />
  • Klobachar On Congressional Efforts To Combat Russian Interference In Elections
    <p>Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, ranking member on the Senate Rules Committee, discusses the effort to prevent Russian meddling in the 2018 election. She has a bill she says could offer protection.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630417559' />
  • Getting To Know The DSA
    <p>The Democratic Socialists of America have gotten new visibility with the primary victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York. They're benefiting as energy on the political left grows.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630394669' />
  • What Trump Voters Think Of Trump's Russia Comments
    <p>NPR's Noel King talks with conservative talk show host Chris Buskirk about how Trump supporters are reacting to the president's statements about Russian interference in the U.S. election.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630392725' />
  • Moments That Define A Presidency
    <p>Following President Trump's news conference in Helsinki, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions and tells Noel King about moments that have defined presidencies throughout history.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630378165' />
  • Israel Passes Controversial 'Nation-State' Law
    <p>The Israeli parliament has passed a law that deals with the country's very identity and has critics worried it could undermine its democracy.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630378158' />
  • Michael Isikoff On Maria Butina And Russia
    <p>The indictment against Maria Butina is the latest update in the Russia probe. NPR's Noel King speaks to journalist Michael Isikoff, co-author of the book <em>Russian Roulette.</em></p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630378151' />
  • Vienna's Subway Got Hot, So They Gave Out Deodorant
    <p>Vienna, Austria's subway has reached high temperatures of 95 degrees, so operators handed out 14,000 deodorants, according to <em>The Washington Post.</em></p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630378144' />
  • Giant Jeff Goldblum Spotted In London
    <p>A bigger-than-life statue of actor Jeff Goldblum appeared in London this week and has become a viral Internet sensation.</p><img src='https://media.npr.org/include/images/tracking/npr-rss-pixel.png?story=630378134' />