Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first female lawmaker elected to Congress. By the time she arrived in Washington to begin serving her term, her accomplishment was well publicized.
After a campaign unprecedented in its divisiveness and partisanship, faith leaders face great challenges in any effort to promote reconciliation and healing.
Renee Montagne talks with Paul Reickhoff, founder and CEO of the nonprofit group, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, about what a Donald Trump presidency means for veterans.
Trevor Noah's black mother was jailed for having a relationship with his white father. She always turned to humor before anger, and Noah says that's a trait he inherited. His book is Born a Crime.
Researchers have found an unconscious bias in the way contestants play the game show Jeopardy.
CEOs of the largest Internet companies have congratulated President-elect Trump — or at least expressed openness to the new administration. But one member of the Silicon Valley elite broke rank.
David Greene talks to the FBI's Silicon Valley liaison, Agent Jack Bennett, about cybersecurity issues facing President-elect Trump, and how the FBI handled Clinton's emails during the election.
Truffles are expensive, and they can't be cultivated like other crops — so supply can't increase to meet demand. That means truffle dealing — and truffle smuggling — are a high stakes hustle.
Cohen's songs are beloved by fellow musicians and by fans for whom the songs resonate with big themes: love, loss, isolation and sexuality. His best-known song may be "Hallelujah."
Steve Inskeep and David Greene pay tribute to Renee Montagne, who ends her tenure as a Morning Edition host. Her new role will be that of a special correspondent.
An 82-year-old man pulled up a gnarly carrot while gardening — in the same plot where he lost his wedding ring three years ago. The carrot had grown around the ring.
Nominees include: Fisher-Price Little People, Care Bears, Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, Transformers, Nerf foam balls, Clue, Uno, pinball, the swing, Dungeons & Dragons, coloring books and bubble wrap.
To celebrate Renee Montagne's last week hosting Morning Edition, we listen back to some of her favorite stories, including a piece about schoolgirls in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Trump has threatened trade retaliation. And his presidency could herald new instability in the region if he pulls back on the U.S. security umbrella that's been in place since the end of World War II.
Renee Montagne talks to journalist and author Lynn Povich about what Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump means for women's rights. Povich is the author of: The Good Girls Revolt.
President-elect Donald Trump is a self-proclaimed Washington outsider, and that helped him with voters. Months ago, the UK had its own shake up when British voters decided to leave the European Union.
Donald Trump appealed to voters who have been hurt by globalization, promising he would rip up or renegotiate trade deals. Many Republicans, however, back the trade pacts.
David Greene talks to Alfonso Aguilar of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles about the Latino voting bloc in the presidential election, and what a Trump presidency may mean for Latinos.
Trump has threatened trade retaliation. And his presidency could herald new instability in the region if he pulls back on the American security umbrella that has been in place since the end of WW II.
Since Trump claimed victory, protests sprung up — including a march in New York to Trump Tower. There were similar marches in several cities, including Seattle, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Chicago.