Extreme cold has hit many parts of the country this winter, bringing life-threatening challenges for the homeless. Host Michel Martin hears how they've been coping. She speaks with Jerry Jones of the National Coalition for the Homeless, and Liz Kuoppala of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless.
Some Americans are discovering the high cost of love. That's because some online flings are pumping them for money — sometimes tens of thousand of dollars. It's what experts call a "sweetheart scam." Host Michel Martin finds out more from consumer columnist Sheryl Harris.
Pop star Ke$ha says she's postponing her tour to get treatment for an eating disorder. Many parents worry that pop culture has been sending the wrong messages to kids about their bodies for years. Host Michel Martin hears from pediatrician Dr. Leslie Walker and mom of three, Leslie Morgan Steiner, who suffered from an eating disorder as a teenager.
Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole is as well-known for his creative Twitter feed as he is for his works of fiction like Open City. For Tell Me More's "In Your Ear," series, he shares his music playlist.