Morning Edition

Weekdays from 5:00am to 9:00am
Hosted By: Elisabeth Harrison

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.

If you missed part of a story on Morning Edition, or want to hear it again, you can find every story on the Morning Edition section of NPR.org.

Composer ID: 
5187f698e1c8154c40356c73|5187f693e1c8154c40356c69

Pages

National Security
1:03 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

And al-Qaida is at the center of a pretty stunning announcement from the White House this morning. President Obama said two hostages of al-Qaida, including an American, were killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation.

(SOUNDBITE OF SPEECH)

Read more
Around the Nation
7:24 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Dad's Drone Follows Daughter To School

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 7:41 am

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Read more
Around the Nation
7:07 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Colorado Man Shoots His Troubled Computer

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 7:41 am

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a story of an unrepentant offender. Lucas Hinch was having trouble with his Dell computer, so he did something. He took that computer into an alley in Colorado Springs, and he shot the Dell with a 9 mm pistol eight times.

Read more
Politics
5:06 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Congressional Battle Brews Over Bill To Extend NSA Data Collection

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 2:15 pm

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Media
5:06 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Secret Papers Reveal Islamic State's Structure

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 7:41 am

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more

Pages