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Morning Edition provides breaking news, news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary and reviews important new music, books and events in the arts.  

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D.R.E.A.M.: Dogs Rule Everything Around Me

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A U.S. Navy transporter plane carrying 11 people crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan. Eight survivors have been rescued, and the search for the other three is ongoing. NPR's Rob Schmitz joins us from Shanghai with more on this. Hi, Rob.

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Looking At Bill Clinton's Legacy

Nov 22, 2017

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President Trump had a long phone call with Vladimir Putin yesterday, and they talked mostly about some of the world's most complicated global security issues. Here's the president as he was boarding his helicopter yesterday.

A David Cassidy Music Moment

Nov 22, 2017

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PARTRIDGE FAMILY: (Singing) Hello, world, here's a song that we're singing.

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We're also tracking this news this morning. A U.S. Navy aircraft crashed off the coast of Japan. It was carrying 11 people. And we are now told that eight have been found alive.

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'Job-Sharing' In Germany

Nov 22, 2017

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All right. So Uber showed us that we can share cars. Airbnb did the same for homes. A startup in Berlin is taking it a step further. It wants to make job sharing a thing. NPR's Casey Herman shares the story.

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The re-examination of sexual misconduct that has swept entertainment and media is now focused more tightly on Congress.

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The allegations of sexual harassment against talk show host Charlie Rose that came out yesterday overshadowed another allegation. Prominent New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush was suspended after several women accused him.

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Another big name in the media industry is going off the air for the time being.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: From our studios in New York City, this is Charlie Rose.

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Charles Manson has died at the age of 83. He was serving a life sentence for orchestrating a series of murders in 1969 which captivated the nation's attention. Here's a news clip from NBC.

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