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Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King, and Rachel Martin 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 is a world of ideas tailored to fit into your busy life.

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After a quick trip to the edge of space, Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos is back on Earth.

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JEFF BEZOS: Control, Bezos - best day ever.

UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Yeah.

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Is a Jewish nationalist with a loyal following, a member of Israel's parliament, inciting violence between Jews and Arabs? Here's NPR's Deborah Amos from Jerusalem.

Updated July 20, 2021 at 3:02 PM ET

With the highly contagious delta variant fueling a rise in COVID-19 cases, Dr. Jerome Adams — the surgeon general under former President Donald Trump who once advised against mask-wearing — now says even the vaccinated may need to mask up.

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Good morning. I'm A Martinez. Listen to the beginning of this Bruce Springsteen song.

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: (Singing) The screen door slams. Mary's dress sways.

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The world's richest man has left the planet.

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UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: Five, four - command and then start (ph) - two, one. Ignition.

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Good morning. I'm Noel King.

How Do You Define The Word Snack?

Jul 19, 2021

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18-Year-Old Will Join Jeff Bezos In Space

Jul 16, 2021

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Morning News Brief

Jul 16, 2021

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Has the United States just taken a step toward a universal basic income?

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