Can I Just Tell You?

Can I Just Tell You?Can I Just Tell You?

NPR's Michel Martin gives a distinct take on news and issues

fifteen-year-old Malala Yousefzai relaxes. The Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban on Oct. 9 2012 has made her first video statement since she was nearly killed, released Monday, saying she is recovering. Courtesy of Malala Yousefzai/AP hide caption

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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Shou-Mei Li, left, wraps a scarf around her husband Hsien-Wen Li, who is an Alzheimer's patient, as their daughter Shirley Rexrode, right, looks on, at their home in San Francisco. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, showing off her gold medal in the women's individual all-around competition last week. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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William Raspberry celebrates after it was announced that he won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Denis Paquin/AP hide caption

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Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," in 1987. David Corio/Redferns hide caption

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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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