Morning Edition for December 7, 2021 Hear the Morning Edition program for December 7, 2021
News brief: U.S.-Russia meeting, diplomatic boycott of Olympics, DOJ sues Texas
Examining the counter effects school lockdown drills may have in the long run
Justice Department to sue Texas over the state's redistricting plans
New York's mayor announces a vaccine mandate for private companies
Inside London's Natural History Museum is a unique holiday sweater
Testifying at his trial, Jussie Smollett says he did not stage a hoax attack
Sharon Gless shares work and family stories in her new memoir
President Biden announces a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics
How online markets may be contributing to organized retail crime
How Germany's new foreign policy may differ from Merkel's government
Asian lady beetles are swarming parts of the Northeast and Western U.S.
What has South Africa learned about the Omicron variant?
We meet a man who photographs the sun
A snake adds new meaning to the phrase: curling up on the sofa
Texas officials order power plant operators to prepare for winter hazards
Biden-Putin meeting will delve into whether Russia plans to invade Ukraine
Marking the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor
The war-torn Iraqi city of Ramadi is enjoying an investment boom
The surgeon general's latest advisory highlights the youth mental health crisis
Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.