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2:37pm

Mon June 30, 2014
Science

NASA Explores A New World: Crowdsourcing Ideas

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We'd like to turn now to a new initiative from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA. NASA wants to know how their technologies can best be applied commercially and they are asking you for ideas. Daniel Lockney is here to tell us more about this. He is NASA's technology transfer program executive and he was nice enough to stop by our Washington, D.C., studios. Welcome. Thanks for joining us.

DANIEL LOCKNEY: Absolutely. Thanks for having me.

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1:54pm

Mon June 30, 2014
Television

The 'Shifting' TV News Landscape: Will It Be Good For Diversity?

Originally published on Thu July 3, 2014 1:58 pm

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1:54pm

Mon June 30, 2014
Music Interviews

Belgian Singer Stromae Hopes To Bring French Flair To The U.S.

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 2:37 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Finally today, we're ending on a musical note. You might remember my conversation earlier this year with recording artist Stromae. He's already one of the biggest names in dance music in Europe. You're going to be hearing more about him because he is heading out on his first major North American tour later this year. Before then, though - soccer fans take note - he wrote Belgium's World Cup anthem, "Ta Fete." And you might catch it when the Belgians play Team USA tomorrow.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TA FETE")

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1:54pm

Mon June 30, 2014
My Big Break

A Brawl At Bar Brought Michael K. Williams His Big Break

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 2:37 pm

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12:25pm

Fri June 27, 2014
Barbershop

Are Tight Pants On Men 'Gross'? The Guys Weigh In

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12:25pm

Fri June 27, 2014
Sports

Are Americans Bothered By Soccer?

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

And I do want to mention that we reached out to the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and they said their response to the situation was explained in the letter that was sent to Kelly that we talked about on the program, and they have no further comment.

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12:25pm

Fri June 27, 2014
Health

Black Men Can Be Emotional Eaters, Too

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1:47pm

Thu June 26, 2014
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.

1:47pm

Thu June 26, 2014
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.

1:47pm

Thu June 26, 2014
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.

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