Friday

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Faith Matters

Excommunicated Mormon Says Church Can't Take Away Her Faith

Kathleen Kelly was excommunicated from the Mormon Church for advocating that women be ordained. Host Michel Martin speaks with Kelly about her cause and her future with the Church.

Excommunicated Mormon Says Church Can't Take Away Her Faith

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Thursday

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Politics

Political Chat: Primary Results, Boehner's Obama Lawsuit

Several primary elections wrapped up this week. Host Michel Martin speaks with two seasoned political analysts to learn more about the primary results and the races to watch later this year.

Political Chat: Primary Results, Boehner's Obama Lawsuit

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Politics

Sen. Tim Scott's Mission: Build Wealth Among 'The Most Vulnerable'

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has become a leading conservative voice focused on building wealth among people of color. Scott tells host Michel Martin about his ideas for growing the economy.

Sen. Tim Scott's Mission: Build Wealth Among 'The Most Vulnerable'

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Business

Business Owners Have 'A Special Challenge' To Help Working Families

Business leaders and policymakers gathered at the White House to discuss how working families can get ahead. One participant explains how he feels companies can stay competitive and help families.

Business Owners Have 'A Special Challenge' To Help Working Families

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Interviews

Lupita Nyong'o's Father On His 'Wise' Daughter, Her Rising Fame

Peter Anyang Nyong'o is a Kenyan senator. He's also the father of Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o. He talks to host Michel Martin about his own history and his family's newfound fame.

Lupita Nyong'o's Father On His 'Wise' Daughter, Her Rising Fame

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Wednesday

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Sports

World Cup: As Tournament Heats Up, Protests Simmer Down

American soccer fans are tuning in to the tournament in huge numbers. Host Michel Martin checks in with sports writers Dave Zirin and Ricardo Zuniga about the latest happenings at the World Cup.

World Cup: As Tournament Heats Up, Protests Simmer Down

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Africa

In Nigeria, Pressure Continues To 'Bring Back Our Girls'

It's been more than two months since the Nigerian school girls were kidnapped, and they're still missing. Host Michel Martin learns more about what the government is doing to find them.

In Nigeria, Pressure Continues To 'Bring Back Our Girls'

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Tuesday

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World

'Shameful' Verdict Exposes Egyptian Journalists' Fears

A judge sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to prison on charges of reporting false news. Two Egyptian journalists explain the challenges of reporting in a tense political environment.

'Shameful' Verdict Exposes Egyptian Journalists' Fears

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Money Coach

First-Time Renters: 'Know What's Important To You' When Apartment Hunting

Getting your first apartment can be an exciting, daunting and expensive step. Host Michel Martin talks about how first-time renters can manage their finances with Pat Esswein of Kiplinger.

First-Time Renters: 'Know What's Important To You' When Apartment Hunting

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Business

Interviewing 101: 'See Yourself As A Resource' To Employers

Spring college graduates are swarming the job market. Host Michel Martin gets a refresher course on interviewing from career advisers Richard Bolles and Christine Cruzvergara.

Interviewing 101: 'See Yourself As A Resource' To Employers

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Parenting

What To Do If Your Child Is Not A Happy Camper

Sleepaway camp is a rite of passage for many kids in this country. But what if your kids don't want to go? Tell Me More's parenting panel offers advice for getting kids ready for the experience.

What To Do If Your Child Is Not A Happy Camper

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Monday

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Latin America

Child Detention Centers: A 'Headache' For The Obama Administration

U.S. officials are detaining thousands of immigrant children who tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border alone. Two journalists discuss conditions at detention centers, and what's driving the migrants.

Child Detention Centers: A 'Headache' For The Obama Administration

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Law

Central Park Five Settlement: Was Justice Served?

New York City reached a $40 million settlement with the "Central Park Five," men who were wrongfully convicted of a brutal rape in 1990. Sarah Burns, who wrote a book about the case, offers an update.

Central Park Five Settlement: Was Justice Served?

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Sports

Wimbledon Watches Serena Williams And New Stars

Wimbledon, one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, starts today. Tennis blogger Courtney Nguyen talks about the players to watch and whether the sport is becoming more diverse.

Wimbledon Watches Serena Williams And New Stars

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Wisdom Watch

Hugh Masekela Reminisces On Musical Motivations, Mandela

South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela is one of the giants of his continent's music. In this encore broadcast, host Michel Martin sits down with Masekela to discuss his life and work.

Hugh Masekela Reminisces On Musical Motivations, Mandela

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Music

Anika Noni Rose Gets 'Hype' To 'Radioactive'

Anika Noni Rose was nominated for a Tony Award this year for her performance in A Rasin in the Sun. For Tell Me More's series 'In Your Ear' she shares the music that helps keep her fit and focused.

Anika Noni Rose Gets 'Hype' To 'Radioactive'

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Friday

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Politics

Obama On Iraq: Defense Strategy Or Political Compromise?

President Obama announced that he's prepared to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq. Analysts join guest host Audie Cornish to discuss some of the biggest political stories of the week.

Obama On Iraq: Defense Strategy Or Political Compromise?

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Faith Matters

Baptist Preacher: Compel Congregants, Don't 'Guilt' Them

Pastor Amy Butler will take the helm of New York City's progressive Riverside Church later this year. She discusses her desire to become a faith leader and explains her vision.

Baptist Preacher: Compel Congregants, Don't 'Guilt' Them

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Sports

A Dangerous 'Ritual': Chewing Tobacco In Baseball

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn's death has revived conversations about the use of smokeless tobacco in the sport. Tobacco and baseball researcher Ted Eaves discusses why so many players use it.

A Dangerous 'Ritual': Chewing Tobacco In Baseball

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Barbershop

'Shop' Guys On The World Cup: Can The U.S. Come Out On Top?

The Barbershop guys weigh in on the World Cup, team switching during the NBA off season, electric Harley Davidson motorcycles, and the Washington football team.

'Shop' Guys On The World Cup: Can The U.S. Come Out On Top?

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Thursday

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Iraq

Iraq Turmoil: How Extremists Use Social Media To Gain Support

Government clashes continue in Iraq after an attack on an oil refinery. The extremist group ISIS may be responsible. Tell Me More learns how the militant fighters use technology to win supporters.

Iraq Turmoil: How Extremists Use Social Media To Gain Support

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Sports

Fumbled Patent: Is It Just A Matter Of Business?

The U.S. Patent Office said the name of Washington's pro football team is "disparaging to Native Americans," cancelling its trademark registration. Gabriel Feldman explains more about the decision.

Fumbled Patent: Is It Just A Matter Of Business?

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Music

Miguel Enjoys A Bit Of Storytelling In His Favorite Songs

Singer Miguel recently released a video for his song "Simplethings." He's known for his creative musical style and for Tell Me More's "In Your Ear" series, he shares the music that drives him.

Miguel Enjoys A Bit Of Storytelling In His Favorite Songs

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Arts & Life

Living Openly With HIV: 'We Could Be Those Role Models We Wish We Had'

William Brawner has been HIV-positive for most of his life. He kept his status a secret for years, even from friends and sexual partners. His life is the subject of a new documentary, "25 to Life."

Living Openly With HIV: 'We Could Be Those Role Models We Wish We Had'

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Wednesday

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Law

When Unaccompanied Children Cross The Border, Judges Can't Always Help

With thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration judges are faced with deciding who stays and who goes. Host Michel Martin examines the court process.

When Unaccompanied Children Cross The Border, Judges Can't Always Help

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Sports

What Does Body Ink Say About NBA Players' Pain And Personalities?

According to Ethan Swan's blog 'NBA Tattoos,' 55 percent of basketball players in the league are tattooed. Swan shares what he's learned about the athletes from tracking their body ink.

What Does Body Ink Say About NBA Players' Pain And Personalities?

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Around the Nation

Watch Out For Bridezilla: Avoiding A Wedding Etiquette Blunder

Planning a wedding is all about the details — including proper etiquette. Are digital invitations appropriate? Do you have to invite disapproving guests? Host Michel Martin finds out.

Watch Out For Bridezilla: Avoiding A Wedding Etiquette Blunder

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Tuesday

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Media

O.J. And Oscar Trials: A 'Combination Of Celebrity, Wealth And Murder'

O.J. Simpson's Ford Bronco was chased by police 20 years ago, marking the start of what was dubbed the "trial of the century." But how does its coverage compare with the Oscar Pistorius trial?

O.J. And Oscar Trials: A 'Combination Of Celebrity, Wealth And Murder'

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Sports

World Cup Fever: Despite Protests, Partying Mood Takes Over Brazil

The World Cup is in full swing and American fans are celebrating victory over Ghana. Host Michel Martin gets the latest — both on and off the field — from Ricardo Zuniga of the Associated Press.

World Cup Fever: Despite Protests, Partying Mood Takes Over Brazil

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Money Coach

Coupling Finances: The First 'I Do' For Newlyweds?

As couples get married this summer, financial and relationship experts say they should talk about money before the big day. Host Michel Martin learns more about making your finances live happily ever.

Coupling Finances: The First 'I Do' For Newlyweds?

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Movies

Man Freed After Confessing To Killing Son During Interrogation

After years in prison, Adrian Thomas was found not guilty for the murder of his infant son. His story was told in Scenes of a Crime. In this encore broadcast, the film's co-director explains the case.

Man Freed After Confessing To Killing Son During Interrogation

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Health

Educate And Ask: Key To Living With Sickle Cell Disease

It is one of the most common inherited blood disorders in the U.S., and most people who have it are African-American. Host Michel Martin learns more from pediatrician Dr. Leslie Walker.

Educate And Ask: Key To Living With Sickle Cell Disease

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Monday

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Middle East

Iraq Violence: Is There an End In Sight?

As the violence in Iraq begins to close in on Baghdad, host Michel Martin learns more about the conflict from The Wall Street Journal's Farnaz Fassihi, and former U.S. interpreter Tariq Abu Khumra.

Iraq Violence: Is There an End In Sight?

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Education

Is Educational Change Coming For Native Americans?

President Obama is promoting new initiatives to improve education for Native American students. Ahniwake Rose, executive director of the National Indian Education Association, has the details.

Is Educational Change Coming For Native Americans?

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Around the Nation

Activist Janet Mock: Please Respect Transgender Teens

When singer R. Kelly's teenager revealed himself as a transgender boy, the blogosphere erupted. Writer and activist Janet Mock discusses the do's and don'ts of writing about transgender minors.

Activist Janet Mock: Please Respect Transgender Teens

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Summer Reads: Freedom

Remembering The Victories Of The 1964 Civil Rights Act

Law professor Randall Kennedy's memories of the Jim Crow South include his mother packing food to avoid stopping on long trips. He says the symbolism of these little moments is still important today.

Remembering The Victories Of The 1964 Civil Rights Act

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Music

Bon Iver's 'Holocene': A Perfect Song To Write To

Andy Marra writes passionate essays about her experiences as a transgender woman. For the regular segment 'In Your Ear,' she shares some of the jams that help get her thoughts on paper.

Bon Iver's 'Holocene': A Perfect Song To Write To

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