Morning Edition on 89.1 WFSW-FM

Weekdays, 6am - 10am

Morning Edition is your perfect morning companion: gentle, but straightforward, explaining the vagaries of international diplomacy, reporting weather and even recommending the best film in town. Mornings and hard news can coexist in peace. Morning hosts make complex news digestible to millions of listeners who have yet to finish their first cup of coffee. Whether the story breaks in Bosnia or Brooklyn, news reports with on-the-spot sound create a complete picture for your ears.

Genre: 
Composer ID: 
5187f278e1c82c30ff46e4ab|5187f252e1c8134f023abb83

Pages

Around the Nation
7:01 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Archaeologists Find Brewery Remains At Virginia Campus

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 6:13 pm

Archaeologists digging up the grounds of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., found the remnants of a campus brewery from the 1700s. It's already known that slaves sold the school hops.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Sports
6:59 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Japanese Baseball Games Goes 50 Innings

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 7:55 am

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Read more
Parallels
6:30 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted?

A still from the surveillance camera footage shows the fainting man (top left and bottom right) lying alone in a subway car, as the few remaining occupants hurry away.
YouTube

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 4:54 pm

One Saturday night this summer, a foreigner fainted and fell to the floor of a Shanghai subway car.

The passengers around him scattered. Not a single person tried to help.

When the train arrived at the next station, hundreds rushed out, nearly trampling each other.

The incident was captured on closed-circuit cameras. Tens of millions in China have now seen the images, which have rekindled a long-running debate among Chinese about their national character as well as trust and fear in modern society.

Read more
NPR Story
5:42 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Pie Crust Scandal Hits Kentucky State Fair

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 7:55 am

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

NPR Story
4:58 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Deborah Rutter Becomes Kennedy Center's First Female President

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 7:55 am

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Pages