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Sports

Chris Kluwe On What Cost Him His Job With The Minnesota Vikings

The punter says his outspoken support of same-sex marriage got him fired, but adds that he has no regrets. He tells NPR's Michel Martin: "If you're not willing to speak out for the rights of other people, then who do you expect to speak out for you when it's your turn?"

Chris Kluwe On What Cost Him His Job With The Minnesota Vikings

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Law

New Law Allows Transgender Students To Choose Bathrooms And Sports Teams

A new California law allows transgender students to choose restrooms and sport teams based on the gender they identify with. Host Michel Martin speaks with a parenting roundtable about the pros and cons.

New Law Allows Transgender Students To Choose Bathrooms And Sports Teams

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Monday

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Economy

Global Youth Unemployment: Ticking Time Bomb?

Tens of millions of young people around the world are unemployed — and some analysts say that could be a major problem in the future. Host Michel Martin discusses the issue with Martina Gmur of the World Economic Forum.

Global Youth Unemployment: Ticking Time Bomb?

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Friday

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Health Care

New Year, New Health Care Plans ... Can Doctors Keep Up?

Thousands of Americans rang in 2014 with new insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. But will doctors and hospitals start feeling the crunch? Host Michel Martin speaks with Washington Post health reporter Sarah Kliff.

New Year, New Health Care Plans ... Can Doctors Keep Up?

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Thursday

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Law

Colorado's Pot Law Fires Up This Week

Retail sales of recreational marijuana are now legal in Colorado. Host Michel Martin looks at the highs, and possible lows of the new law with Dana Coffield of <em>The Denver Post</em>, and <em>The Sacramento Bee</em>'s Peter Hecht, author of <em>Weed Land</em>.

Colorado's Pot Law Fires Up This Week

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Wednesday

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Politics

Cruz Green Eggs And Ham: Political Hit Or Miss?

Texas Senator Ted Cruz was a political hit or miss, depending on whom you ask. Host Michel Martin and guests talk about Cruz and other politicians of note for this year's 'Tell Me Awards.'

Cruz Green Eggs And Ham: Political Hit Or Miss?

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Parenting

Parent Resolutions For 2014: Less Telling, More Listening

Tell Me More's parenting panel dishes on their lessons from the last year. Host Michel Martin is joined by parents Leslie Morgan Steiner, Lester Spence, Jeff Yang and Dani Tucker.

Parent Resolutions For 2014: Less Telling, More Listening

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Monday

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Music

New Rendition of Woody Guthrie's 'Deportee' Song

Woody Guthrie's folk song, 'Deportee' recalls the 1948 plane crash that killed 28 undocumented immigrants. Host Michel Martin talks with artist Tim Hernandez, about why he recently updated the song. This segment initially aired March 28, 2013 on Tell Me More.

New Rendition of Woody Guthrie's 'Deportee' Song

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Yuna doesn't just make music but also runs a fashion boutique where she sells funky but modest clothes. Autumn de Wilde hide caption

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Music Interviews

Muslim Pop Star Yuna Climbs The U.S. Charts

The indie-pop singer, already a star in her native Malaysia, also owns a fashion boutique and wears chic headscarves while performing. She says she's not compromising her style or her religion.

Muslim Pop Star Yuna Climbs The U.S. Charts

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Friday

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Economy

2013 A Good Year For Housing And Auto Industries

The economy was still sluggish in 2013, but the housing and auto industries performed well. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with NPR reporter Sonari Glinton, and senior business editor Marilyn Geewax about those booming sectors.

2013 A Good Year For Housing And Auto Industries

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Architecture

Architect's Dream House: Less Than 200 Square Feet

Macy Miller, an architect from Idaho, built her tiny home from scratch for just $11,000. She says the 2,500-square-foot home she downsized from wasn't really her style.

Architect's Dream House: Less Than 200 Square Feet

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Code Switch

Harlem In Photographs: Troubled Neighborhood To Source Of Pride

Camilo José Vergara says documenting a "world of losing ... a world where things diminish" is "awfully good training for life." His new photo book, Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto, shows the neighborhood's transormation over 40 years.

Harlem In Photographs: Troubled Neighborhood To Source Of Pride

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Thursday

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Around the Nation

Struggling Food Banks Find New Ways To Fight Hunger

Food banks are struggling to provide dwindling supplies to a bigger base of recipients. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with Bloomberg Businessweek contributor Roben Farzad about how food banks are coming up with new ways to feed the hungry.

Struggling Food Banks Find New Ways To Fight Hunger

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Africa

Revealing The Sometimes Ugly Truth Of Nigeria

Chinelo Okparanta was born in Nigeria and raised in the U.S. as a Jehovah's Witness. She talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about sharing the truth of her home country, even if it's ugly.

Revealing The Sometimes Ugly Truth Of Nigeria

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Arts & Life

The Surprising Vision of Artist Faith Ringgold

Legendary artist Faith Ringgold began her career in 1963 — the same year as the March on Washington. She talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about her life, work and why no one originally wanted to hear her story.

The Surprising Vision of Artist Faith Ringgold

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Wednesday

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Arts & Life

How Blind Voice Over Artist 'Reads'

Pete Gustin has voiced over national ads but he can't read scripts - he's legally blind. As he tells Tell Me More guest host Celeste Headlee, he didn't let his disability deter his talent.

How Blind Voice Over Artist 'Reads'

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Music

Musician Oliver Mtukudzi Digs Deep In 'Sarawoga'

At 60, Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi now has more albums to his name than birthdays. His latest, Sarawoga, is an emotional response to the death of his son. Mtukudzi joins guest host Celeste Headlee in studio for a special performance chat.

Musician Oliver Mtukudzi Digs Deep In 'Sarawoga'

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Music

At 60, Oliver Mtukudzi Still 'Giving Life To The People' With Music

Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi often says that you don't get to sing a song if you have nothing to say. He talks with guest host Celeste Headlee, and shares a few tunes.

At 60, Oliver Mtukudzi Still 'Giving Life To The People' With Music

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