Morning Edition for July 19, 2017 Hear the Morning Edition program for July 19, 2017

Morning EditionMorning Edition

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who was eventually named vice chair of a commission on election integrity that has been beset with controversy, joins then-President-elect Donald Trump at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., in November 2016. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Carolyn Kaster/AP

Politics

Amid Skepticism And Scrutiny, Election Integrity Commission Holds First Meeting

The panel has faced credibility problems right from the start and the concerns have only grown after it asked all 50 states to send detailed voter registration records.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai talks about the new Google Assistant during a 2016 product event in San Francisco. The voice assistant is one of a number of Google products that will provide user data to the curation service that the company is launching Wednesday. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Eric Risberg/AP

With Entry Into Interest Curation, Google Goes Head-To-Head With Facebook

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/537960537/538040065" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Devon Arthurs, 18, was arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates. He told officers he killed them because they disrespected his recent conversion to Islam. Tampa Police Dept. via AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tampa Police Dept. via AP

National Security

Florida Killings: Radical Islam And The Far Right, Under One Roof

5 min

Florida Killings: Radical Islam And The Far Right, Under One Roof

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/537868543/538040083" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Strange News

This Is Really Cheesy

less than 1 min

This Is Really Cheesy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/538040044/538040045" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who was eventually named vice chair of a commission on election integrity that has been beset with controversy, joins then-President-elect Donald Trump at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., in November 2016. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Carolyn Kaster/AP

Amid Skepticism And Scrutiny, Election Integrity Commission Holds First Meeting

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/537910132/538040089" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Museums only have so much wall space, which means the vast majority of their collections are sitting in storage. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has a creative solution to the problem — the museum is texting its artwork to anyone who asks. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

All Tech Considered

Tight On Wall Space, SFMOMA Will Text Its Art To You Instead

1 min

Tight On Wall Space, SFMOMA Will Text Its Art To You Instead

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/537737939/538065364" 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