Thursday

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Latin America

Mexico: New President, New Drug Violence Plan

Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, recently enacted a law to compensate victims of drug violence. It also sets up a national registry to record the crimes. Host Michel Martin discusses the new law with Nik Steinberg of Human Rights Watch.

Mexico: New President, New Drug Violence Plan

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Music Interviews

After Big Year, Emeli Sande's 'Version Of Events'

The Scottish singer-songwriter performed at the Olympics in 2012, and her debut album Our Version of Events sold more copies than any other in the U.K. Emeli Sande performs for host Michel Martin and chats about her whirlwind success.

After Big Year, Emeli Sande's 'Version Of Events'

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Wednesday

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Business

Small Business Owners Turn To Friends For Money

Starting a small business hasn't been easy lately. People are now turning to their peers for funding after being denied credit from big banks. But that has its own set of risks and rewards. Host Michel Martin explores the future of small business in 2013.

Small Business Owners Turn To Friends For Money

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Health

When Is It Safe To Go Back To Work After The Flu?

Host Michel Martin isn't the only person who's been "under the weather" lately. She chats with NPR science correspondent Rob Stein about the nation-wide flu outbreak.

When Is It Safe To Go Back To Work After The Flu?

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Tuesday

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Africa

Mali Reacts To Al-Qaeda Advances

Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the ongoing conflict in Mali. The French military launched an offensive to reverse advances made by al-Qaeda linked rebels who gained control of northern Mali.

Mali Reacts To Al-Qaeda Advances

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Music

Ole Miss. Homecoming Queen Rocks Out

Courtney Pearson made history when she became the first black homecoming queen at the University of Mississippi. For Tell Me More's 'In Your Ear' series, she shares the songs that inspired her to go after the crown.

Ole Miss. Homecoming Queen Rocks Out

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Parenting

Does Social Media Encourage Violent Teen Behavior?

The recent rape allegations in Steubenville, Ohio raised concerns among parents about whether social media is encouraging bad and sometimes violent teen behavior. Host Michel Martin explores new media and teens' decisions about risk with a panel of parents.

Does Social Media Encourage Violent Teen Behavior?

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Monday

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Race

Crimson And Cream: Delta Ladies Cheer Centennial

The ladies of Delta Sigma Theta celebrated the sorority's 100th anniversary over the weekend. It's one of the oldest black Greek letter groups in the country. Host Michel Martin speaks with member Paula Giddings, author of 'In Search of Sisterhood,' about the centennial.

Crimson And Cream: Delta Ladies Cheer Centennial

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Pop Culture

'Hillary Clinton's Husband' And The Golden Globes

The women of Hollywood took center stage at Sunday's Golden Globes. For more on who cleaned up and who might look to strike gold at the Oscars, host Michel Martin speaks with Sheila Marikar of ABC News.

'Hillary Clinton's Husband' And The Golden Globes

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Friday

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BackTalk

Tell Me More Theme Song Secrets Revealed

Host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar crack open the listener inbox for 'Backtalk.' This week, listeners push back on a conversation about reality TV, secrets of the Tell Me More theme song are revealed, and a former guest ties the knot.

Tell Me More Theme Song Secrets Revealed

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Barbershop

Gun Control Reform Possible Without NRA Support?

Vice President Joe Biden met with members of the National Rifle Association and other supporters of gun rights yesterday. But what will come of the talks? Host Michel Martin checks in on that and more with the 'Barbershop' guys.

Gun Control Reform Possible Without NRA Support?

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Thursday

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Law

Judge Slams NYC Stop-And-Frisk

A federal judge struck down an element of a New York City law that allowed police to stop, question, and search people without a warrant. Host Michel Martin speaks with John Jay professor Gloria J. Browne-Marshall about 'stop-and-frisk' policies.

Judge Slams NYC Stop-And-Frisk

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Wednesday

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Beauty Shop

Beauty Shop Fodder: Cabinet Picks And Reality TV

The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in on President Obama's national security nominations. They also talk about whether reality television has sunk to a new low this season with shows about rural partying and baby mamas.

Beauty Shop Fodder: Cabinet Picks And Reality TV

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History

What The Emancipation Proclamation Didn't Do

The Emancipation Proclamation celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. But not everyone knows the real story behind the document. Host Michel Martin speaks with historian Lonnie Bunch, about what the Emancipation Proclamation did - and didn't do.

What The Emancipation Proclamation Didn't Do

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Music

Ravens' Ayanbadejo Digs 'Call Me Maybe'

It's playoff season in the NFL. As part of Tell Me More's 'In Your Ear' series, the Baltimore Ravens' Brendon Ayanbadejo shares some of the songs that keep him motivated on and off the field.

Ravens' Ayanbadejo Digs 'Call Me Maybe'

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Tuesday

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Monday

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Around the Nation

'Black Gold Boom' Brings New Life To North Dakota

An oil boom is transforming life in the western part of the Peace Garden State. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Todd Melby of the interactive radio project "Black Gold Boom," and with Anita Hayden, a young oil field worker in North Dakota.

'Black Gold Boom' Brings New Life To North Dakota

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Health

Concern Rises Over Hugo Chavez's Health

The Venezuelan president hasn't been heard from or seen publicly since undergoing cancer surgery last month. How is the uncertainty affecting Venezuelans and their relations with the US? Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with NPR's Juan Forero.

Concern Rises Over Hugo Chavez's Health

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Music

Who Inspires R&B Sensation Miguel?

Miguel released his sizzling and sensual album, Kaleidescope Dream, in 2012 to high praise from fans and critics. For Tell Me More's series "In Your Ear," he talks being inspired by artists Kendrick Lamar, Glasser and Grizzly Bear.

Who Inspires R&B Sensation Miguel?

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