Morning Edition for March 18, 2016 Hear the Morning Edition program for March 18, 2016

Morning EditionMorning Edition

President Obama is interviewed about his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Nick Michael/NPR

Politics

Obama: Refusal To Consider Nominee Damages Public's Faith In The Judiciary

In an interview with NPR, the president says Senate Republicans owe it to the Founding Fathers to give Judge Merrick Garland a Supreme Court confirmation vote.

President Obama is interviewed about his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Nick Michael/NPR

Why President Obama Picked The 'Only White Guy' On His Shortlist

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/470918125/470925883" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The tortillas at one of Gold's favorite restaurants — El Parian — are handmade, and heavenly. Arezou Rezvani/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Arezou Rezvani/NPR

'City Of Gold,' Patchwork Of Cultures: A Tour Of LA's Food Scene

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/470833911/470925901" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The famous hard-line anti-immigration sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., has endorsed Donald Trump for president ahead of the primary there. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Kirk Siegler/NPR

Trump Picks Up Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Endorsement Before Arizona Primary

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/470925848/470925849" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Tanya James (center), with her daughters Trista James (left) and Michelle Paugh on a recent visit with StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

toggle caption
StoryCorps

'If You Don't Fight For Yourself, Ain't Nobody Else Gonna Do It For You'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/470720244/470925907" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Virginia Tech students from professor Marc Edwards' lab and other student volunteers work on a second round of water testing for lead contamination in Elnora Carthan's home in Flint, Mich. Maggie Carolan is working with samples at the table. Logan Wallace/Virginia Tech hide caption

toggle caption
Logan Wallace/Virginia Tech

Flint Residents Tired Of Talk And Tests, Eager For Solution

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/470399859/470925913" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Holstein cows at Homestead Dairy in Plymouth, Ind. Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images

Gigi The Cow Broke The Milk Production Record. Is That Bad For Cows?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/470938624/470939255" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.

Morning EditionMorning Edition