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Law
11:41 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Does Justice For Murder Victims Depend On Race, Geography?

Originally published on Mon January 13, 2014 1:42 pm

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Around the Nation
11:41 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Understanding What It Means To Be Transgender

Originally published on Mon January 13, 2014 6:53 pm

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BackTalk
1:47 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Listeners Weigh In: Transgendered Students Choosing Bathrooms

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And now it's time for BackTalk. That's where we hear from you. Editor Ammad Omar is back with us once again. What's going on Ammad?

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Politics
1:47 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Digging Into 'Duty: Memoirs Of A Secretary At War'

Originally published on Mon January 27, 2014 12:48 pm

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We'd like to turn now to a story getting a lot of buzz in Washington. "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," written by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, isn't scheduled to be released until next week, but some journalists have already gotten their copies and it's already making headlines.

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Barbershop
12:19 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Chris Christie's Apology Enough To End 'Bridgegate'?

Originally published on Fri January 10, 2014 1:47 pm

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Code Switch
1:45 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

States May Recognize Same-Sex Marriages, But Navajo Nation Won't

The Navajo Nation prohibits marriage between persons of the same sex, and critics are now challenging that ban.
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Originally published on Thu January 9, 2014 5:13 pm

The Navajo Nation has prohibited same-sex marriage since 2005, when the Diné Marriage Act was passed. Now, critics are challenging that ban.

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Education
11:34 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Students Of Color Don't Apply To Top Schools, But They Should

Deadlines to apply for colleges are coming up - and some experts say a lot of qualified minority students won't be applying to the top schools. Host Michel Martin speaks with Donald Fraser, Jr., of CollegeSnapps, Inc. and Caroline Hoxby, an economist at Stanford University about why some students of color aren't trying to get into prestigious schools.

Music Interviews
11:32 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Singer Maysa On Applying To Home Depot And Earning A Grammy Nomination

Originally published on Tue January 14, 2014 12:02 pm

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. This is the time of year when we've been talking a lot about resolutions and goals and what it takes to see them through. I think most people would agree that one of the traits successful people seem to share is the willingness to press on, even when success is not assured. Well, that could be the story of Maysa. After more than 20 years in the music business, she has been nominated for a Grammy this year in the category of Best Traditional R&B Performance.

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Education
12:21 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

New Education Standards Widen Achievement Gap For English Learners?

Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 3:16 pm

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Economy
12:21 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Poverty And Not Knowing Your Neighbor Are Connected, Expert Says

Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 3:16 pm

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We start the program today with reflections on money, speaking broadly. In a few minutes, we'll talk about some myths and facts about credit. Consumer columnist Sheryl Harris will help us clear up some confusion over what exactly helps and hurts your credit. That's in just a few minutes.

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