Mary Louise Kelly talks to Francisco Negron of the National School Boards Association, about how local school districts are handling the new federal guidance on transgender students.
Russia is dismissing as "slander" detailed allegations of a widespread state-run doping program at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Will Russian athletes be barred from the Rio summer games?
A ground breaking study from Columbia University has some initial results of a new way to look at poverty. The research takes into account the actual hardship and deprivation faced by an individual or family — how often do they have trouble getting food, paying their bills or getting help for a serious medical problem. The results could have implications for what steps need to be taken to reduce poverty in the US.
Egyptair flight MS804 vanished this morning en route to Cairo from Paris. Mary Louise Kelly talks to NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Russell Lewis as well as Tamer El-Ghobashy of The Wall Street Journal.
The Pentagon admits a major concern over reprisals against troops who report sexual assault. A Human Rights Watch report says the Pentagon isn't doing enough to repair harm done by this retaliation.
Google unveils a litany of products at the developers' conference, including messaging apps, a personal virtual assistant and a voice-controlled speaker that connects you with it.
A new overtime rule is being finalized by the Labor Department. The sweeping measure, intended to boost slow-growing incomes, has its critics. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez.
Startup Ephemeral tells the website Science Alert that it is developing an ink that fades after a year. The ink is composed of smaller molecules than standard ink and will break down over time.
Reporters noticed that Bernie Sanders kept winning counties named Clinton. The Vermont Senator was eight for eight. Hillary Clinton finally won a Clinton County — Tuesday night in Kentucky.
Brenda Newport is an unwavering fan of the minor league basketball team, the Canton Charge. She says rooting for the home team and heckling the opposition gives her life as she battles cancer.
The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a probe into state-sponsored doping by Russia's top athletes. The former head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory recently told "The New York Times" he helped to conceal doping by top Russian competitors in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Mary Louise Kelly talks to Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, who supports Bernie Sanders as the Democratic presidential nominee, about the results of the Oregon and Kentucky primaries.
Morning Edition issued listeners a challenge: record your own version of the show's theme. Renee Montagne and Mary Louise Kelly share a retro Sci-Fi version — one of many submitted by listeners.
Voters went to the polls in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton may have just barely edged out Bernie Sanders in Kentucky's primary. But Sanders won by a significant margin in Oregon.
National League MVP Bryce Harper is being compared to the late Yankees great Mickey Mantle. It's worth looking beyond statistics when searching for comparisons for the young Washington Nationals star.
Renee Montagne talks with critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival. Turan reviews movies for "Morning Edition" and the "Los Angeles Times."
It could be at least another week before the medical examiner releases a final report on Prince's death. Wrangling over his estate has begun while fans gather at memorials around his hometown.
France's president says changing the labor law is the only way to improve jobless figures — but his decision to push those changes through Parliament has led to nationwide strikes and street protests.
Deep in the world's largest mangrove forest, rangers go on patrol to protect the wild Bengal tiger in its natural habitat. Sometimes this leads to deadly encounters.
Trump enlists conservative economists, including Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation, to make his tax plan more politically palatable. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Moore about advising Trump.