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Glenn Close: Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Old News

Glenn Close is known for her acclaimed performances in the films Fatal Attraction and Albert Nobbs, and the TV series Damages. But off-screen, she works hard to reduce stigma and discrimination attached to mental illness, which affects her family.

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After Devastating Tornado, Joplin High Bounces Back

One year after a tornado ripped through Joplin, Mo., life for the city's residents is beginning to return to normal. President Obama will deliver Joplin High School's commencement speech.

After Devastating Tornado, Joplin High Bounces Back

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The number of people with graduate degrees — master's degrees and doctorates — who have had to apply for food stamps, unemployment or other assistance more than tripled between 2007 and 2010. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shop Talk: Teenage Pranks And Politics?

Host Michel Martin and the Barbershop guys weigh in on President Obama's support for gay marriage and how it might affect voters in November. They also discuss new questions about Republican Mitt Romney and whether he bullied a gay prep school classmate.

Shop Talk: Teenage Pranks And Politics?

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Dealing with diversity is kind of like swimming, says host Michel Martin. The water may be cold, but sometimes, you just have to jump in. PhotoInc hide caption

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Can I Just Tell You?

Like It Or Not, Diversity Isn't Going Anywhere

Dealing with diversity can be a challenge. But Tell Me More host Michel Martin explains why Americans can and must rise to that challenge for the country to move forward.

Like It Or Not, Diversity Isn't Going Anywhere

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Game Changers

Why Does Diversity In Banking Matter?

Stuart Ishimaru has a tough task ahead of him. He's responsible for measuring diversity in the financial world, as the new head of the Office of Women and Minority Inclusion, in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Why Does Diversity In Banking Matter?

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Author Interviews

My Little Brother, The President

Auma Obama, President Obama's half-sister, discusses their relationship, and what his rise has meant to the Obama family in Kenya. Host Michel Martin speaks with Auma Obama about her recently released memoir, And Then Life Happens.

My Little Brother, The President

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