NPR : Tell Me More

5 Years On, Are We Better Parents?

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NPR's Tell Me More turns five this week. Since the program's debut, parents have joined host Michel Martin to share their triumphs and missteps. To mark this milestone, some of the regular moms reflect on how they and the world of parenting have changed. Martin speaks with Dani Tucker, Leslie Morgan Steiner, Jolene Ivey and Aracely Panameno.
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In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

The 14th century Persian poet Hafez remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of wine, romance and other topics not necessarily welcome in today's Islamic Republic.
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Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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