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A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted by Steve Inskeep in Washington, D.C. and Renee Montagne at NPR West in Culver City, CA. Even as hosts, Inskeep and Montagne often get out from behind the anchor desk and report first hand on the day's most important issues and news. While they are out traveling, David Greene can be heard as regular substitute host. For information on a recent story, or the most recent broadcast, click here.

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It has been six weeks since FBI Director James Comey publicly acknowledged that the bureau is running an investigation into Russia and the 2016 election.

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President Trump wants to see Israel and the Palestinians reach a peace deal.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: There is no reason there's not peace between Israel and the Palestinians, none whatsoever.

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A police shooting caught on video and played hundreds of thousands of times on social media has sparked a familiar debate. Some people are praising the police. Others say the police should stop killing young men in a poor neighborhood.

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Around the United States on May Day yesterday, the traditional labor union marches marking International Workers' Day swelled into larger-than-usual protests in support of immigrant rights. NPR's Kirk Siegler reports.

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Fashion Takes Center Stage At Met Gala

May 2, 2017

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A big annual fundraiser for a New York museum is a moment for celebrities to shine. The Met Gala is one of New York's swankiest social events.

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Gear Stolen From Metallica Cover Band

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Good morning. I'm David Greene.

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One big piece of news from Washington is that Washington is still open for business this morning.

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Let's turn now to India, where Hindu nationalists are being blamed for igniting a culture war. They're accused of using vigilante violence and intimidation to promote a Hindu way of life for all Indians. Let's hear more now from NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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Shortly before last year's election, presidential candidate Donald Trump made a commitment for how he would start off if elected.

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And as we were listening to the secretary just now, Joel Wit was listening, too. He's a former U.S. diplomat who once negotiated with North Korea. He's on the line from New York. Good morning.

JOEL WIT: Good morning.

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