Morning Edition for May 7, 2024 (2024)

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Morning news brief

bySteve Inskeep,Michel Martin

12 min

Morning news brief

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Games

Former 'Morning Edition' host Rachel Martin's new podcast is called 'Wild Card'

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Former 'Morning Edition' host Rachel Martin's new podcast is called 'Wild Card'

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Politics

At a Holocaust remembrance event, Biden to mark the history of antisemitism

byTamara Keith

3 min

At a Holocaust remembrance event, Biden to mark the history of antisemitism

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Europe

Russian President Putin is being inaugurated for a 5th term

byMichel Martin,Charles Maynes

3 min

Russian President Putin is being inaugurated for a 5th term

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Music News

200 years ago Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 was first performed in Vienna

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200 years ago Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 was first performed in Vienna

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National

Oregon community reduces planet-warming pollution by building energy efficiently

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Oregon community reduces planet-warming pollution by building energy efficiently

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National

Philly is among cities switching tactics on how to address addiction and homelessness

byNicole Leonard

4 min

Philly is among cities switching tactics on how to address addiction and homelessness

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Animals

Cicadas draw attention to other creatures that go dormant during their life cycle

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Cicadas draw attention to other creatures that go dormant during their life cycle

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Ryan Riccucci, division chief of law enforcement operational programs for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, says he feels his agency is often misunderstood by the U.S. public. Here, he poses for a portrait in his office at the Tucson Sector headquarters in Arizona on March 26. Ash Ponders for NPR hide caption

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We, The Voters

How a U.S. Customs and Border Protection veteran sees his agency's mission

bySteve Inskeep,Ally Schweitzer

7 min

How a U.S. Customs and Border Protection veteran sees his agency's mission

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Politics

Is immigration a priority? A Gallup polls says it depends on whom you ask

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Is immigration a priority? A Gallup polls says it depends on whom you ask

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Graduates chant in support of Palestinians during the University of Michigan's commencement ceremony at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Saturday. Katy Kildee/Detroit News via AP hide caption

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Campus protests over the Gaza war

How student protests are changing college graduations

bySequoia Carrillo

5 min

How student protests are changing college graduations

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National

Archive of Japanese Americans detained in internment camps is available online

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Archive of Japanese Americans detained in internment camps is available online

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Middle East

Why it's been a whirlwind 24 hours for people in Rafah

byMichel Martin,Aya Batrawy

3 min

Why it's been a whirlwind 24 hours for people in Rafah

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Politics

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to meet again with House Speaker Johnson

bySteve Inskeep,Barbara Sprunt

3 min

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to meet again with House Speaker Johnson

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National

Johnny Cash and Daisy Bates are both getting their due from their home state

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Johnny Cash and Daisy Bates are both getting their due from their home state

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Pop Culture

Celebrities turn out for 2024 Met Gala

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Celebrities turn out for 2024 Met Gala

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Middle East

Israeli troops take control of the Gaza side of the Rafah crossing with Egypt

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Israeli troops take control of the Gaza side of the Rafah crossing with Egypt

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A woman carries a child as she walks through the al-Hol refugee camp in northeastern Syria in October 2023. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Investigations

After years in a Syrian ISIS camp, a 10-person American family is back in the U.S.

bySacha Pfeiffer

3 min

After years in a Syrian ISIS camp, a 10-person American family is back in the U.S.

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Business

Congress has less than a decade to fix Social Security before it runs short of cash

byScott Horsley

2 min

Congress has less than a decade to fix Social Security before it runs short of cash

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