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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. Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

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The Supreme Court has struck down the conviction of an African American death row inmate who was prosecuted six times for the same crime and by the same prosecutor, a man with a history of racial bias in jury selection.

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This was a first for Chinese President Xi Jinping since taking power seven years ago.

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a 40-foot World War I memorial cross can stay on public land at a Maryland intersection.

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All right. For more on this story, we're going to turn to Democratic Senator Tim Kaine. He serves on the Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees.

Good morning, senator. Thanks for being here.

TIM KAINE: Glad to be with you guys. Thanks.

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The U.S. Olympic Committee has a board meeting today in Chicago, and it's going to need to answer some tough questions. The organization has faced a lot of criticism over how it has dealt with sexual abuse scandals. Alexandra Starr has that story.

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President Trump says that starting next week, ICE agents will begin deporting millions of migrants who are living in the U.S. illegally. It started on Monday with a tweet, and then the president doubled down at his campaign rally in Florida last night.

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For Douglas Clark, the darkest part of working for Nike in the 1980s was watching American shoe manufacturing "evaporate" in the Northeast in a mass exodus to Asia in pursuit of cheaper labor.

"As a true Yankee — and my father was a Colonial historian — you know, it was heartbreaking," he said.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Tonight, I stand before you to officially launch my campaign for a second term as president of the United States.

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House Holds Hearing On Reparations

Jun 19, 2019

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Ronald Reagan's former budget director, David Stockman, calls Art Laffer "the greatest Fake Economist to ever come down the pike."

Laffer helped popularize the notion that tax cuts pay for themselves through faster economic growth.

It almost never works out in practice. But Laffer and his namesake curve remain darlings of Republican politicians.

Facebook says that by next year people on apps like Whatsapp and Messenger will be able to basically text payments. This news comes as regulators are asking if the tech giant is already too powerful.

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