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Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Renee Montagne talks to music commentator Miles Hoffman about 18th century poet Thomas Moore. He's best known for the famed, "Irish Melodies."
Congressional Republicans are expected to unveil their budget proposals this week. David Wessel of the Brookings Institution looks at key differences between the GOP plan and the White House's.
A Mexican broadcaster has fired one of the country's most prestigious journalists and set off a firestorm over freedom of expression and the press.
As Morning Edition wraps up its series on the role of land and identity in the Israel-Palestine conflict, Steve Inskeep talks to Israeli author Gershom Gorenberg about the history of the settlements.
Four tropical cyclones have been sweeping through the western Pacific and the Indian Ocean. One slammed into the island nation of Vanuatu. Having four cyclones at once is rare but not unheard of.
The chain says no to giant games of hide and seek in its European stores. Ikea let it happen once in Belgium. But when thousands wanted to play in the Netherlands, it said it wouldn't be safe.