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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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Sports
4:15 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Japanese Baseball Games Goes 50 Innings

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 4:55 am

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Around the Nation
3:55 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Archaeologists Find Brewery Remains At Virginia Campus

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 4:55 am

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

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Parallels
3:40 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.
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Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 9:45 am

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.

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NPR Story
1:58 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Deborah Rutter Becomes Kennedy Center's First Female President

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 4:55 am

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NPR Story
1:58 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Pie Crust Scandal Hits Kentucky State Fair

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 4:55 am

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