Morning Edition on WFDD

Monday-Friday, 5-9 a.m.

6:51: Marketplace Morning Report
8:45: Triad Arts
8:51: Marketplace Morning Report

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition. Hosts Renee Montagne, Steve Inskeep, and David Greene bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories.

Morning Edition website

Local Host(s): 
Neal Charnoff
Genre: 

Pages

Europe
5:02 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Relentless Flow Of Migrants Causes Alarm In Italy

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 2:30 pm

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

Politics
5:02 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Carson Touts Candor As A Plus For His GOP Presidential Bid

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 7:44 am

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

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Shots - Health News
12:18 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Concussions Can Be More Likely In Practices Than In Games

iStockphoto

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 2:28 pm

Parents worry about a child getting a concussion in the heat of competition, but they also need to be thinking about what happens during practices, a study finds.

High school and college football players are more likely to suffer a concussion during practices than in a game, according a study published May 4 in JAMA Pediatrics. Here are the numbers:

  • In youth games, 54 percent of concussions happened during games.
Read more
Around the Nation
6:53 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Flight Student Takes Plane For A Joyride Over Las Vegas

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 7:32 am

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

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Asia
6:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

When A Caller Claims He's The Pope, Be Careful: He May Be Telling The Truth

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 10:57 am

When Franco Rabuffi's phone rang, the caller said it was Pope Francis. Mr. Rabuffi hung up the phone. It turns out that it was actually Pope Francis — which Rabuffi realized only on the caller's third try. The pope makes a habit of calling those who are suffering, and he invited Rabuffi and his wife for a meeting.

Read more
NPR Story
5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

After Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout, Fans Evaluate Boxing

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 2:02 pm

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

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Read more
NPR Story
5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Kenya Threatens Again To Close Dadaab, World's Largest Refugee Camp

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 7:32 am

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

NPR Story
5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Protesters Clash With Israeli Police Over Treatment Of Ethiopian Jews

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 5:18 pm

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

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Around the Nation
12:47 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Baltimore Reacts To State Attorney's Announcement Of Charges

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
Law
11:08 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State's Attorney: Freddie Gray's Death Was A Homicide

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 12:47 pm

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
World
7:32 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Mayor Of Turkish Capital Replaces Giant Robot Statue With T-Rex

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
Around the Nation
7:32 am
Fri May 1, 2015

South Dakota Election Settled By Dice Roll

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Does Reading Harry Potter Have An Effect On Your Behavior?

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 3:00 pm

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

A famous fictional conflict in children's literature has a happier ending. Tomorrow is the day "Harry Potter" fans know as the date of the Battle of Hogwarts. And there is evidence the boy wizard's power might extend beyond the book.

Read more
NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

'Curvy Brides' Debuts Friday On TLC

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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

NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Electric Carmaker Tesla To Sell Batteries Designed To Power Homes

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 1:51 pm

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

Around the Nation
7:28 am
Thu April 30, 2015

New York Takes Migrating Birds Into Consideration

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 11:07 am

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
Around the Nation
7:28 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Will Big-Screen Movies Turn Astronauts Into Couch Potatoes?

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 11:07 am

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

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
NPR Story
5:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Bipartisan Measure Would Protect Juveniles In The Justice System

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 2:19 pm

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

NPR Story
5:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Monks and aid workers walk to the arrival terminal at Kathmandu's international airport. The plane was unable to secure an arrival gate when it landed on Wednesday.
Taylor Weidman LightRocket/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 2:04 pm

There's a lot of aid headed toward Nepal, but it's not getting there as fast as people would like.

The reason: There aren't enough runways.

The country's only international airport is Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. It's tiny. It has just one runway. So it can't accommodate all the planes flying in.

The single runway has been closed several times for earthquake repairs. Also, there are limited places for planes to park. On many days, pilots circled for hours waiting for another plane to take off because there's no room to land.

Read more
NPR Story
5:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

In An Empty Camden Yards, Orioles Beat White Sox 8-2

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 2:17 pm

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

Latin America
7:37 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Thrown Mango Bonks Venezuela's President In The Head

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:51 am

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

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Remembrances
7:37 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Jack Ely, Known For 'Louie Louie,' Dies At 71

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:51 am

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

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF THE KINGSMEN SONG, "LOUIE LOUIE")

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
NPR Story
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

4 Americans Were Hiking In Nepal When Quake Hit

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:51 am

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

NPR Story
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

High Court Hears Challenge To 4 States' Gay-Marriage Ban

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:51 am

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

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Read more
NPR Story
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Baltimore Is Not Ferguson. Here's What It Really Is

A man makes a heart shape with his hands during a peaceful protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire on Monday in Baltimore.
Andrew Burton Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 2:19 pm

This week's Baltimore riot could not have happened to a nicer city.

Baltimore residents welcome strangers and even call them "hon." They sit on benches painted with the slogan "The Greatest City in America."

Baltimore is also where people looted stores and burned cars Monday night. They did it when a man died a week after being arrested.

Read more
NPR Story
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Nepalis In Worst-Hit Areas Suffer Through Devastating Destruction

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:51 am

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

NPR Story
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Searing Memories Of Nazi Germany's First Concentration Camp

People stand beside the entrance gate of the former concentration camp in Dachau, southern Germany, on Wednesday. Dachau was opened in 1933, less than two months after Adolf Hitler became German chancellor, to house political prisoners. This week marks 70 years since U.S. forces liberated the camp.
Christof Stache AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 6:43 pm

American troops liberated Dachau concentration camp 70 years ago Wednesday. Scores of survivors and World War II veterans are gathering there to commemorate the event, the biggest ceremony of which will be on Sunday.

Located in a wooded patch north of Munich, Dachau opened in 1933 as the Nazis' first concentration camp, not long after Adolf Hitler came to power.

Read more
NPR Story
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Troubled Chicago Neighborhood Wary Of Spike Lee's 'Chiraq'

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 6:44 pm

Copyright 2015 Chicago Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.wbez.org.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Around the Nation
5:03 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Police In Baltimore Clear Defiant Crowds

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 8:51 am

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

Pages