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Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Before sending agents to the White House, the Secret Service wants to give them realistic training. The new director requested $8 million to build a replica of the White House. Agents could practice things missed in recent incidents, like locking the door. Some lawmakers question the plan by Director Joseph Clancy. But here's how you sell it, Director Clancy, tell...

Tea Not For Two (Minutes, That Is)

Mar 18, 2015

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. What would Britain be without its tea? Every day, 165 million cups are consumed there, so you'd think Brits would get their tea exactly right, but the Telegraph reports 4 out of 5 Brits don't. Researchers say tea should steep for at least five minutes, not the typical two, and for brewing, a pot is far better than a cup. As one professor lamented, the British think...

Report Cites Abuses By Iraqi Militias

Mar 18, 2015

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: In Iraq, evidence is mounting of abuse directed towards Sunnis and other ethnic minorities. A report released today by Human Rights Watch finds that after Shiite militias helped clear areas of the self-proclaimed Islamic State last fall, the militias then destroyed Sunni villages. Tirana Hassan is with Human Rights Watch and the lead researcher on the report. She joined us from Geneva. Welcome the...

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Next, were going to listen to the man behind this music. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) INSKEEP: Yeah, that music signals the start of StoryCorps each Friday on MORNING EDITION. People share stories with loved ones as we get to listen in and often reach for tissue. Twelve years ago, Dave Isay founded StoryCorps with the goal of giving everyone a chance to be heard. (SOUNDBITE OF TED TALK) DAVE ISAY: Over and...

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. If you go by Social Security numbers, there are six-and-a-half million Americans who are 112 years or older. Obviously, most are zombie security numbers. And then there are the living, breathing people like Judy Rivers, who testified before a Senate committee yesterday, saying that she had trouble getting a job after being declared dead by the Social Security...

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