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Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep present the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. While they are out traveling, David Greene can be heard as regular substitute host. Matt McCleskey and the WAMU news team bring the latest news from the Washington Metro area. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories.


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Chinese New Year Celebrations Across Region To Welcome Year Of The Monkey

From Falls Church to D.C.'s Chinatown, groups will gather this weekend to celebrate the Chinese New Year — and the Year of the Monkey it will usher in.

NPR

Beer And Snack Pairings: A Super Bowl Game Everyone Can Win

Which beer goes with guacamole? How can a brew complement spicy wings? Two craft beer experts share their favorite pairings and help us take our Super Bowl snack game to the next level.
NPR

'Boy In The Bubble': Marco Rubio Taking Punches From All Corners In N.H.

"When everyone's attacking you, you must be doing something right," Rubio told reporters in Manchester this week.
NPR

OK, Google. Where Did I Put My Thinking Cap?

It can be too easy for students to Google an assignment before they stop to think about it. Some researchers say we're losing our critical thinking and memory skills by relying on the search bar.