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NPR's Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.

A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted nationally by NPR's Steve Inskeep, David GreenRachel Martin and Noel King. The show is hosted locally for the Capital Region by WKAR's Mary Ellen Pitney.

Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

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In Italy, Giuseppe Conte has resigned as prime minister of a coalition government after only about 14 months in power. His resignation throws Italy into a state of political uncertainty. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli is on the line from Italy. Hi, Sylvia.

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Protests do not always lead to change, but this one has.

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UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTER: (Chanting) Say his name.

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103-Year-Old Woman Breaks Skydiving Record

Aug 19, 2019

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. A woman went skydiving in Snohomish County, Wash. On KING 5 News, Kathryn Hodges spoke to her son before she made the leap.

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KATHRYN HODGES: This is going to be a record?

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